Speaker Group: Day 1

Richard Horne

Richard is a recognised leader in the field of cyber security. He brings deep industry knowledge and expertise of delivering successful cyber risk management from the Board down through the whole of a global organisation. Prior to joining PwC, Richard was the Managing Director of Cyber Security at a FTSE 100 multinational financial institution, where he was largely credited as…
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Frances Coppola

Frances Coppola began her banking career in 1986 when she joined Midland Bank’s Overseas Systems Support department as an analyst/programmer, before its merger with HSBC.  She left in 1993 and then worked as an independent consultant and project manager for a number of banks including Nat West, RBS, SBC Warburg (now UBS) and CAF. She spent 17 years working for…
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Arun Batra OBE

Arun Batra OBE is Partner at EY and Chief Executive Officer and founder of the UK National Equality Standard (NES). The NES was developed by business for business and sets clear equality, diversity and inclusion criteria against which companies are independently assessed. Arun and his team have engaged with a number of EY clients from across multiple sectors, and so…
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Harinder Chohan

Harinder is Mortgage & Housing Policy Manager at the BSA. He holds responsibility for a number of key areas including the Mortgage Market Study. Prior to the BSA Harinder has had over 10 years’ experience working in the mortgage space for several high street lenders.

Vicky Pryce

Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). She was previously Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Director General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service. Before that she was Partner at the accounting and consulting…
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Paul Broadhead

Paul was born in Manchester and started his career with the then Halifax Building Society. He played a key role in the implementation of FSA mortgage regulation within Halifax plc in 2004. He joined the BSA and set up its mortgage team in November 2008. Paul is a frequent media commentator and conference speaker on matters relating to mortgages and…
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Mauricio Noé

Mauricio Noé is Senior Managing Director and Head of Europe at Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) and was hired in August 2016 to spearhead the company’s expansion into Europe. Mauricio is a 20-year veteran of the capital markets and is also a qualified lawyer and experienced investment banker with a breadth of expertise across asset classes, financial products, geographies, regulatory…
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Robert Sinclair

Robert helped establish the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI) as an independent entity on 1 February 2012.  Robert joined the former parent trade body, AIFA, in October 2006, initially looking after the Association of Finance Brokers and since 2008, AMI.  He looks after the day-to-day running of AMI and AFB by lobbying government, regulators and other policy-makers, liaising with fellow…
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Tom Graham

Tom is a Managing Director in Accenture’s banking practice, helping clients respond to the changing nature of consumer expectations. He also sponsors Accenture’s Fintech Innovation Lab in London, an accelerator that takes 20 Fintechs each year, exposing them to our Financial Services clients and intense mentorship to help them refine their propositions and grow.

Poppy Trowbridge

Poppy Trowbridge is a columnist for The Times and the Guardian and served as special adviser and Director of Communications to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond from 2016 to July of 2019. Poppy is also currently on the Advisory Board of Weber. Previously Poppy had worked as a highly respected broadcast correspondent specialising in business and in politics….
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