Join us for our exclusive Community Session at SIBOS

Don’t miss our community session revealing the key findings of World Payments Report (WPR) 2019.

When: Tuesday 24 September from 12.15 to 13:00
Where: Conference room 4

In its 15th edition, the WPR explores how the banking industry is handling the increasing complexity of the payments landscape and analyzes its efforts in treading towards the new payments ecosystem.
In this interactive panel discussion, explore:

  • What are the key challenges banks are facing in their journey towards open banking?
  • How BigTechs are emerging as an imminent threat as the industry itself transitions to a future state beyond open banking?
  • The WPR 2019 also highlights how instant payments, collaborative partnerships, and changing customer expectations are enabling banks’ ecosystem journeys.
  • How the industry has fared in adoption of Open Banking in past year as the report brings an updated Open Banking Assessment across 18 countries, introduced first in WPR 2018

Kindly register by September 19, 2019 as seating capacity is limited!

We look forward to your participation at our session.

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Christophe Vergne
Payments and World Payments Report Leader

Backed by a solid banking background, Christophe Vergne has played a critical role in building Capgemini’s global payments transformation capability, enabling major institutions transform and consolidate their leadership across all market segments and services. For the past decade Christophe has been the co-author of the World Payments Report, contributing to making it the most successful publication on payments transformation.

Etienne Goosse
Director General
European Payments Council

Etienne Goosse has extensive professional experience across different sectors in the payments industry. He started his career with the Belgian central bank. He held executive positions at eurocheque International, Europay International and MasterCard Europe. He is Director General of the European Payments Council (EPC) since 2011.

Tino Kam
Head of Transaction Banking Solutions

Tino is Heading Transaction Banking Solutions at Nordea. His focus is delivering sustainable and effective cash management, treasury, liquidity and payment solutions for Nordea customers across Corporates and FI’s. He is representing Nordea in the EBA board and P27. Tino has 20+ experience in global transaction banking in leading roles for ABN AMRO and RBS. At SIBOS, Tino hopes to hear more about how peers in the banking industry are adding value by addressing key customer pain points in cash management.

Abid Mumtaz
Co-Head of Bank Partnerships

Abid Mumtaz is the Co-Head of Bank Partnerships at TransferWise, a global technology company that’s building the best way to move money around the world. Prior to starting TransferWise, Abid was Head of Product at Issufy, focusing on building a digital platform to enhance Primary Capital Markets distribution. He has also worked on the Credit Trading desks at HSBC and Credit Suisse, in London. At TransferWise, he helps shape product and partnership strategy to encapsulate TransferWise services in Banks, using a unique API-driven solution.

Paul Rodgers

Paul is Chairman & Founder of European payments community, Vendorcom; European Evangelist at the World Wide Web Consortium for the Payments Sector; Mentor at fintech accelerator, Level 39; and Member of the UK Payments Systems Regulator Panel and provided the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Payment Systems in the last session of the UK Parliament.

Paul is passionate about the payments industry and the benefits to be gained by driving innovation through collaboration. His work with Vendorcom ensures that all stakeholders in the industry are connected and have access to authoritative, independent information on strategic and innovative developments, standards, regulation and market opportunities. Paul is recognised for his broad perspective on industry matters as well as his independence, authority and pragmatism in dealing with the increasingly complex change that both merchants and solutions suppliers face.


Brian Caplen
The Banker

Brian Caplen is Editor of The Banker, one of the world’s leading financial journals, and part of the Financial Times Group. He regularly appears on the BBC, CNN, CNBC and Al Jazeera to comment on international banking, economic and financial issues. He frequently moderates panels on financial topics.