Join us for our exclusive Community Session at SIBOS

When: Tuesday October 23, 2018 – 12:30-13:30
Where: Conference Room 4, ICC Sydney

With factors such as open banking, new technology, greater competition and changing customer expectations influencing the payments industry, it is imperative that leading banks develop new strategies in order to remain competitive.

The 14th edition of the World Payments Report (WPR) by Capgemini and BNP Paribas explores how banks can retain their market share by adopting and anchoring payment ecosystems that leverage inherent capabilities and the latest technology to enhance the customer experience.

Join BNP Paribas’ Damien Godderis, Capgemini’s Christophe Vergne and a special guest panelists in a Community Session at Sibos, Tuesday October 23 – 12:30 to 13:30, as they discuss these and other key insights from the WPR:

  • How the industry players are looking to offer new value-added services to customers, including corporate treasurers, with the adoption of a new payments ecosystem
  • Opportunities offered by emerging technologies such as APIs, Blockchain/DLT, artificial intelligence and real-time payments
  • The state of Open Banking adoption from a payments perspective across 17 countries, with the newly introduced Open Banking Assessment
  • Global and regional non-cash payments volumes

Kindly register early as seating capacity is limited!

We look forward to your participation at our session.


Damien Godderis
Head of Payment Network
Payments and Receivables, Cash Management
BNP Paribas

Damien Godderis is a seasoned payments expert, having spent over 12 years in the domain working as a consultant and a product manager in several international banks. He is closely involved on industry level in the conception of innovative global payment networks as well as the design of related corporate offerings. Damien holds an MSc in Economics and is a regular speaker at corporate and institutional conferences.

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.

Special Guest Panelists

Katrina Stuart
Head of Engagement
New Payments Platform Australia Limited

Katrina is Head of Engagement at New Payments Platform Australia, where she is responsible for market engagement, working with financial institutions, fintechs and other interested parties to grow volumes and services on the New Payments Platform. Katrina previously worked for American Express in Sydney, Singapore and London in their Global Network Services division, where she was responsible for growing third-party issuing and acquiring volumes in multiple markets across South East Asia. Katrina has also worked for National Australia Bank, managing their Self Service Channel around the world, and was a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton in their Financial Services Practice in London and Melbourne.

Craig Kennedy
Managing Director

Craig joined Cuscal as its Managing Director in December 2008.
Cuscal is Australia’s leading independent provider of payment solutions including card and acquiring products, mobile payments, fraud prevention, EFT switching and direct entry. An Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), Cuscal partners with more than 100 clients from a range of industries including financial services, airlines, fintech and retail.
Craig has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, with particular expertise in digital banking and payments.
Craig is a Director of 86 400 Limited and NPP Australia Limited, and also a member of the Australian Payment Council.
Prior to joining Cuscal, Craig served as Managing Director of Espreon Limited for four years. He was also head of direct banking at ING, and has held a number of senior executive positions at Advance Bank Australia Ltd, State Bank of New South Wales and Monster Worldwide.

Martin Schlageter
Head of Treasury Operations 
Hoffmann-La Roche

M. Schlageter joined the German entity of the Roche Group as Head of Treasury in 1993. In 1998 he became European Head of Cash & Credit Management in Switzerland for the Vitamins Division where he built up a Shared Service Center in this area. After the divestment of the Vitamins Division in 2004 he joined Roche’s Group Treasury as Head of Treasury Operations implementing & running Roche’s In-house bank. Before joining Roche he worked several years in foreign exchange trading in Frankfurt, Singapore and Paris. M. Schlageter holds a degree of the University of Applied Sciences, Rendsburg (Germany).


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.