pro-manchester Fintech Lunch 2019
Now employing over 61,000 people in the UK, the last few years has seen fintech grow from its disruptive roots into a £6.6bn industry.
From the convergence of two of Manchester’s largest industries – financial services and digital technology – the city boasts a growing cluster of fintech businesses. These range from long-standing companies that support financial services to much smaller start ups that are developing innovative solutions.
Join pro-manchester and our expert panel for lunch as we discuss what Manchester has to offer Fintech businesses. Hosting the panel will be the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Peter Estlin, who is keen to engage with businesses in the northern regions and find out more about what is driving the northern economy.
Our lunches always book up fast so secure your place today. With fabulous hospitality along with stimulating debate, this is one lunch you cant afford to miss.
Ticket prices (+ VAT)
£380 table of 10
£40 per person
£530 table of 10
£55 per person
About the Speakers:
Peter is a senior banker with over twenty years experience with Barclays and Citigroup in London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. He trained as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a partner with Coopers & Lybrand in 1993 before joining Salomon Brothers Asia, as regional CFO. Following a series of acquisitions and mergers he then served as CFO for Citigroup’s Investment and Corporate Banking divisions in New York and London.
Peter joined Barclays in 2008 as Group Financial Controller and has been CFO of the Retail & Business Banking and Non-Core divisions as well as Acting Group CFO. He is currently Barclay’s Senior Advisor in London. Over the past 15 years he has set up and overseen banking and finance operations in India and South Africa.
Peter served the Office of Sheriff of the City of London in 2016/17 and was elected the 691st Lord Mayor of the City of London, taking Office in November 2018. He is actively involved with several education and financial inclusion charities, mainly in the UK, Africa and Asia. He was born in Portsmouth to a Royal Naval family and was educated at King Edward’s Witley and the University of Bristol, where he currently serves on the Ethics Committee.