Check out the Women in Open Banking Stage at Open Banking Expo UK & Europe

Ellie Duncan, ,
27 Sep 2023

For the first time this year, there will be a dedicated Women in Open Banking stage at Open Banking Expo UK and Europe.

The Women in Open Banking stage will feature on Day One of the two-day event, which takes place across 18-19 October at the Business Design Centre in London.

Emma Steeley

Aro chief executive officer Emma Steeley

Throughout Day One of the Expo, delegates will hear from thought leaders in the industry about continuing to break down barriers for women in Open Banking, leadership, work-life integratin, and the future skills and talent management requirements in financial services.

First on stage are Anna Roughly, head of insight at the Lending Standards Board, Emma Steeley, chief executive officer of Aro and Anna Holt, senior manager, business development and payment innovation at American Express taking part in a Powerhouse Debate.

They will be discussing how to build a gender and cultural bias-free sector in the growing field of Open Banking, moderated by Open Banking Expo head of editorial and broadcast Ellie Duncan.

Cristina Hlinschi

Babel PR’s Cristina Hlinschi

Steeley will also be in conversation with Babel PR director Cristina Hlinschi, discussing entrepreneurship, innovation and growth later in the day.

Wasim Mushtaq, interim chief operating officer at CFIT, and Krista Novakova, business development manager, Open Banking and InterConnect at Equifax, will share their experiences of the Women in Open Banking mentoring scheme in a session called, ‘Mentorship and sponsorship: Leaving the ladder down for the next gen of female leaders’.

There will also be a presentation on work-life integration and how to balance career and personal fulfilment from Angela Yore, managing director and co-founder of SkyParlour and Lynda Strutton, Tribe Payments’ chief operating officer.

Get your pass for Open Banking Expo UK and Europe here.