23rd June 2021

(KSA Day)

Virtual
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COLLABORATE | INNOVATE | LEAD

An interactive virtual event focusing on
KSA’s path to open banking revolution

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Open Banking is coming - Are you ready

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ABOUT THE KSA OPEN BANKING REVOLUTION SUMMIT

In line with the Saudi Vision 2030, The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) released the Open Banking Policy that comes into effect in 2022 and promises to stimulate growth and innovation in the Kingdom’s financial services industry. Open banking empowers a community of innovation between banks and entrepreneurial start-ups, to improve customer experiences and services.

With the implementation of open banking policy Saudi Arabia is entering into a new era of bank – customer relationships. As the country prepare for the impact of open banking’s arrival, it is extremely important to deep dive into the opportunities and highlight the risks associated with the implementation.

KSA Open Banking Revolution Summit will bring to the forefront the key developments and challenges ahead and help you deep dive into the world of open banking by sharing global best practices of implementation and advanced risk mitigation approaches to successfully prepare for the impact of open banking.

Open Banking is coming Are you ready ?

The objective of the Summit is to serve as a platform to address the top challenges, ask relevant questions, get involved in meaningful discussions and hear some of the foremost leaders in the banking, finance and FinTech space of the Kingdom and internationally to stay ahead of the curve and get ready for open banking disruption.

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Top Reasons You Cannot Miss the Open Banking Summit Series

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Listen to the banking regulators from the various GCC countries under one roof to hear first-hand about upcoming regulations and mandates for open banking

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Hear from the banking leadership of GCC’s largest & most digitally optimized banks on being technologically ready to embrace & leverage the trend, and gain first-mover advanatge

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Meet best-in-class international and regional solution providers including consultancies, cloud providers, API providers, payment service providers among others

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Learn from case-studies of open banking implementation in the UK, rest of Europe & Singapore – trends observed, what worked and did not and key learnings

Our Banking Series speakers

An interactive virtual event focusing on KSA’s path to open banking revolution

Tony Cripps

Managing Director & Group General Manager,
The Saudi British Bank

Yazaid Alsalloom

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director,
Standard Chartered Bank Saudi Arabia

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Development Director,
Open Data Implementation Entity

Sebastian Wedeniwski

Global Head, Cloud & DevOps,
Standard Chartered Bank

Mazen Pharaon

Chief Digital Officer,
Riyad Bank

Gavin Payne

Senior Vice President & Head of Innovation Centre,
First Abu Dhabi Bank

Mike Cunningham

Chief Strategy & Digital Officer,
Banque Saudi Fransi

Andrew McKechnie

Chief Retail Banking Officer,
Al Masraf Bank

Ronit Ghose

Global Head -Banks Research, Co-Head, FinTech Theme Group, Head – MENA Research,
Citi

Richie Santosdiaz

Economic Development Advisor, Head of MEA,
The Fintech Times & Fintech Power 50

Dan Murphy

Correspondent,
CNBC

Leah Banda

Former Vice President – Marketing & Communications,
Noor Bank

Agenda Focus

An interactive virtual event focusing on KSA’s path to open banking revolution

  • DAY TWO: 23 June, 2021 WEDNESDAY
    RIYADH TIME (UTC/GMT+3)
  • DAY ONE: 21 June, 2021 MONDAY
    GST (UTC/GMT+4)

DAY TWO: KSA FOCUS

The shift to open banking in Saudi Arabia could open the market to many fintech services, fierce competition among financial institutions and increased user choices. Some of the key discussions for the day include:

  • 11:00 - 11:05

    Welcome Address by the Organiser

  • 11:10 - 11:50

    Exclusive C-level Panel

Developing an Open Banking ecosystem in Saudi Arabia - Benefits over risks, addressing the overarching issue of ensuing competition and optimizing outcomes

Host

Dan Murphy

Correspondent,
CNBC

Panelists

Tony Cripps

Managing Director & Group General Manager,
The Saudi British Bank

Yazaid Alsalloom

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director,
Standard Chartered Bank Saudi Arabia

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Development Director,
Open Data Implementation Entity

  • 11:55 - 12:15

    Exclusive Interview with a Global bank

Success parameters, lessons learnt and key take-aways

Host

Leah Banda

Former Vice President – Marketing & Communications,
Noor Bank; Certified Coach

Interviewee

Sebastian Wedeniwski

Global Head – Cloud & DevOps,
Standard Chartered Bank

  • 12:20 - 13:00

    Panel

Addressing challenges to open banking: Talent gap, legacy systems, data privacy among others

Moderator

Andrew McKechnie

Chief Retail Banking Officer,
Al Masraf Bank

Panellists

Mazen Pharaon

Chief Digital Officer,
Riyad Bank

Mike Cunningham

Chief Strategy & Digital Officer,
Banque Saudi Fransi

Ronit Ghose

Global Head -Banks Research, Co-Head, FinTech Theme Group, Head – MENA Research,
Citi

  • 13:05 - 13:25

    Fireside Chat

The power of Open Banking - delivering superior & intelligent customer experience

Host

Richie Santosdiaz

Economic Development Advisor, Head of MEA,
The Fintech Times & Fintech Power 50

Speaker

Gavin Payne

Senior Vice President & Head of Innovation Centre,
First Abu Dhabi Bank

  • 13:30 - 13:40

    Closing remarks & Close of Open Banking Revolution KSA Summit

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Francis Mac Aonghus

EMEA Director FS Industry and Strategy Transformation,
Oracle

DAY ONE: GCC FOCUS

GCC countries have been prioritizing the adoption of Open Banking to accelerate innovation, offer seamless customer experience and superior product offerings. However, with each country adopting a different Open Banking model, the need for regulatory standardization between the different jurisdictions is a requirement to allow FinTechs to passport quickly, scale up regionally and optimize roll out. This day will be dedicated to highlight the below areas of discussion:
  • 10:00 - 10:05

    Welcome Address by the Organiser

  • 10:05 - 10:25

    Keynote Address

Collaborate, Innovate & Lead - Banking for the digital-only world

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Development Director,
Open Banking Implementation Entity

  • 10:30 - 11:10

    Critical Discussion

The regulatory environment around Open Banking in the GCC: Key market drivers, regulations and the need for standardization

Moderator

Noha Shaker

Founder & Secretary General, Egyptian Fintech Association;
Vice President, Africa Fintech Network

Panelists

Adnan Ahmed Yousif

Chairman,
Bahrain Association of Banks

Ali Hassan Moosa

Chief Executive Officer,
Oman Banks Association

Dalal Buhejji

Executive Director – Investment Origination,
Bahrain Economic Development Board

  • 11:15 - 11:55

    Exclusive CEOs Panel

Developing an Open Banking ecosystem in the GCC - Benefits over risks, addressing the overarching issue of ensuing competition and optimizing outcomes

Moderator

Dan Murphy

Correspondent,
CNBC

Panelists

Dr. Bernd van Linder

Chief Executive Officer,
Commercial Bank of Dubai

Oliver Crespin

Chief Executive Officer,
Zand

Dr. Boutros Klink

Chief Executive Officer – Middle East (x-UAE), Standard Chartered Bank;
Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Capital Saudi Arabia

  • 12:00 - 12:20

    Exclusive Interview

Gaining first-mover advantage: Positioning right to capitalize on the next big wave in the industry

Host

Richie Santosdiaz

Economic Development Advisor, Head of MEA,
The Fintech Times & Fintech Power 50

Interviewee

Miguel Rio Tinto

Chief Information Officer,
Emirates NBD

  • 12:25 - 13:10

    Panel

Global best practices: Key learnings for successful transition, implementation and consumer uptake

Moderator

Noha Shaker

Founder & Secretary General, Egyptian Fintech Association;
Vice President, Africa Fintech Network

Panelists:

Ellis Wang

Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Transformations, Technology & Information,
Mashreq Bank

Hetal Popat

Director – Open Banking,
HSBC Group

Grant Niven

Head of Group Digital,
Banque Saudi Fransi

Dr. Paolo Barbesino

Senior Vice President, Head of Multi-channel Banking,
Emirates NBD

  • 13:10 - 13:15

    Closing remarks by the Organiser

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Francis Mac Aonghus

EMEA Director FS Industry and Strategy Transformation,
Oracle

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Who Will Attend?

Open Banking Marketplace will be a collaborative platform for Saudi banks, fintechs, regulators, fintech accelerators, technology funds, marketplaces, infrastructure/cloud/api providers and other stakeholders critical in enabling open banking as Central Bank embrace the potential of the concept (opening consumer data collected by financial institution to be accessed by fintechs and TPPs) for heightened innovation and customer experience.

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23 June, 2021 | (KSA Day) | Virtual event

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An interactive virtual event focusing on GCC’s path to open banking revolution

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David Johns

SCM Solution Lead ECEMEA at Oracle

David Johns has worked for 10 years in line roles to Procurement Director and 20 years in Management Consulting with KPMG and PwC. Working as a Consultant David has delivered a number of major technology enabled transformation programs in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia with a focus on Procurement, SCM and Finance. David joined Oracle in 2019 where he supports customers to design and implement Procurement and ERP Solutions.

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David Johns

SCM Solution Lead ECEMEA at Oracle

David Johns has worked for 10 years in line roles to Procurement Director and 20 years in Management Consulting with KPMG and PwC. Working as a Consultant David has delivered a number of major technology enabled transformation programs in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia with a focus on Procurement, SCM and Finance. David joined Oracle in 2019 where he supports customers to design and implement Procurement and ERP Solutions.