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Travel Money Professionals conference

21 March 2019

About

Travel Money Professionals is the UK’s largest conference in retail foreign exchange, with an audience representing 90% of the UK travel money industry.

This essential event provides unique networking opportunities with a highly influential audience, showcases some of the best industry speakers and addresses the most important trends, changes and new technologies in the travel money industry. 

Programme

The Travel Money Professionals conference programme is designed to offer the very latest information, insight and the opportunity for discussion on market trends and insights, the travel industry, emerging and advancing technologies, consumer behaviour and compliance/regulation.

The conference aims to shape the agenda by sharing best practice, case studies, research and thought leadership about relevant trends and issues impacting the travel money industry.

Travel Money Professionals 21 March 2019

08.15 Registration, exhibition and refreshments

THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

09.00 Welcome and opening

Bjorn Larsson, Chief Executive, Essiell

09.05 Keynote: Simon Calder

Simon Calder is the UK’s leading travel commentator and senior travel editor of the Independent. He also writes for the Evening Standard, the i newspaper, Waitrose Weekend and is a regular guest on national TV and radio. 

MARKET INSIGHTS

10.00 Consumer behaviour in a changing society

Andrew Buller, Key Account Director, Consumer Intelligence

10.20 The rapidly evolving role of cash – a global perspective

Richard Hird, Chief Commercial Officer, De La Rue

10.40 Refreshments and exhibition

THE DIGITAL LANDSCAPE

11.20 How to succeed with travel money in a cashless society

Beth Friberg, Chairwoman, Forex Bank AB

11.40 Travel money cards: Today and tomorrow

Emily Baum, Payments Consultant specialising in prepaid globally

12.00 Digital opportunities in changing markets

Ricky Lee, Founder/ Head of Product Design, Sync Money

12.20 Lunch and exhibition

COMPLIANCE

13.20 Money laundering risk in the UK

Rachel Sexton, Partner and Head of Financial Services Forensic and Integrity Services, Ernst & Young

13.40 What you need to know about the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Polina Ievskaya, Head of Operational Risk and Financial Crime, MLRO Bank of Ireland UK

14.00 Speaker TBC

14.20 Refreshments and exhibition

PLENARY SESSION

15.00 Panel discussion: Compliance

Chaired by John Horan, Head of Compliance, Maze Investigations, Compliance & Training (MICT) Ltd.

15.45 Closing remarks

16.00 Conference closes

16.00-17.30 Drinks reception

Speakers confirmed

Simon Calder

  • Position: Travel expert and writer
  • Topic: TBC

Beth Friberg

Chairwoman
  • Position: Forex Bank AB
  • Topic: How to succeed with travel money in a cashless society

Andrew Buller

Consumer Intelligence
  • Position: Key Account Director
  • Topic: Consumer behaviour in a changing society

Polina Ievskaya

MLRO Bank of Ireland UK
  • Position: Head of Operational Risk and Financial Crime
  • Topic: What you need to know about the fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive

Richard Hird

De la Rue
  • Position: Chief Commercial Officer
  • Topic: The rapidly evolving role of cash - a global perspective

Rachel Sexton

Ernst & Young
  • Position: Partner and Head of Financial Services Forensic and Integrity Services
  • Topic: Money laundering risk in the UK

Emily Baum

  • Position: Payments Consultant specialising in prepaid globally
  • Topic: Travel money cards: Today and tomorrow

Venue

Situated in historic Westminster and home of the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street offers magnificent Edwardian architecture, glass domed ceilings and an impressive red carpeted entrance foyer.

Conference sessions will take place in the Telford Theatre featuring state of the art audio visual equipment, with the exhibition and catering located in the ornate surroundings of the Great Hall.

We are looking forward to welcoming delegates, both past and new, to this fantastic venue for another exciting event.

Please visit the venue’s website for further information.

www.onegreatgeorgestreet.com

Reasons to attend

• First class programme of leading industry experts

• Learn about the latest market trends

• Increase your knowledge and share best practice

• Build new connections through exclusive networking opportunities

• Discuss and debate with like-minded travel money professionals

• Leave feeling inspired, motivated and enthused