Archives: Speakers

Steve Lowe

Steve has worked in Digital Marketing for over a decade at leading B2C and B2B brands, where he led and delivered ambitious brand awareness and brand building campaigns. He has extensive experience in conceiving and managing integrated campaigns across channels, promoting brand visibility through a combination of demand generation, content marketing, social media, and public relations

Major Scotty Mills

Scotty Mills is the highest-ranking black officer in the history of the Royal Marines and led Britain’s Commandos around the world. He shares his lessons of leadership and resilience working as a performance coach in the world of elite sport and business. As an advisor to the FA, worked closely with Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and the England Football Team…
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Lorraine Breese-Price

Lorraine Breese-Price has 14 years’ experience within the financial services sector and previously held various roles relating to IT, third party and change management. Lorraine is currently Head of Operations at Dudley Building Society where she oversees operational activities, serving both savers and borrowers. Lorraine has championed strategic initiatives that deliver transformative change including the launch of the Society’s new…
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Peter Hunt

Peter founded Mutuo in 2001 as the first cross mutual sector body to promote co-operative and mutual business to opinion formers and decision makers. For ten years prior, he was General Secretary of the Co-operative Party (UK). He is co-founder of Supporters Direct, the football supporters’ initiative, which went on to establish over 100 supporters’ trusts at professional football clubs. He led…
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Jeremy Palmer

Jeremy is the Head of Prudential Policy and Regulation at the BSA, representing members’ interests on all aspects of prudential regulation, wholesale market activity and treasury management. After 14 years at the BSA he will be retiring later in 2022. Before joining the Association in 2008, he worked at the Financial Services Authority on regulatory policy for both building societies…
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Mary Connor

Mary is an Industry Principal within the Retail International division at Finastra. Originally from Dublin, now based in the UK, Mary previously worked for several banks and technology vendors. Prior to her current role, Mary worked in most aspects of the banking technology business including marketing, product training, pre-sales and consultancy. She has project managed a greenfield implementation in Slovakia…
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The Very Revd Dr Sue Jones

Welsh-born Sue, a vastly experienced priest, is the first woman to hold the post of Dean here. She comes with plenty of cathedral experience having served as Acting Dean at Derby Cathedral and prior to that Dean of Bangor. We are expecting that Sue will bring a fresh style of Leadership that will continue to help our cathedral grow and serve…
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Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden has over 25 years of experience designing data solutions for businesses (primarily banking), from strategy and architecture to technical implementation, data modelling and data engineering. He has led the development of the data & systems strategy and architecture for the commercial banking division of a major UK bank, including 5-year operating plans and budgets. Following on from this…
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Garry Larner

With over 20 years of experience in senior roles at start-ups such as OutSystems and ITRS, Garry is passionate about building elite teams to grow and scale businesses. Garry is on a mission to help UK financial services firms digitally change for the better.