Speakers and Thought Leaders

announced to date


Kevin Wall

Chief Executive

Barclays Bank Ireland PLC

Jonathan Hill

Baron Hill of Oareford

UK House of Lords

Dan Gallagher

Former SEC Commissioner, USA, and director, Irish Stock Exchange. Chief Legal Officer, Mylan Inc, Former CEO of Patomak Partners LLC Washington DC.


Robert Watt

Secretary General

Department of Public Expenditure & Reform, Department of Finance, Ireland

Fiona van Echelpoel

Head of the Oversight Division, Directorate General Market Infrastructure and Payments

European Central Bank

Marc Murphy

Founder & CEO


Sean Flannery

EVP AMG & Technical Services


David Dalton

Partner, Global FS Blockchain Co-Lead


Clive Bellows

Executive Vice President Corporate & Institutional Services

Northern Trust - Dublin

Winfried Bischoff


Financial Reporting Council

Catherine McGuinness

Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee of the City of London Corporation

City of London Corporation

Ed Sibley

Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland

William Slattery

Chief Executive Officer - International DST Financial Services

DST International Holdings Ltd

Brian Hayes

MEP, & Member of the Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee

European Parliament

Ruth Kelly

Chief Executive Officer


David Swan


SMBC Aviation Capital

Jonathon Lowey

Country Manager, Citadel Securities, President, Banking & Payments Federation Ireland

Citadel Securities (Europe) Limited

Victoria Hartley

Senior Director, Customer Finance (Europe)

Boeing Capital Corporation

Colm Lyon

CEO and Founder - fire.com


Mark Hutchinson

Professor and Chair of Finance at Cork University

Cork University Business School, University College Cork

Prof Sir John McCanny, BSc PhD DSc

GRI Director

Queen's University Belfast

Furio Pietribiasi


Mediolanum International Funds

Cecilia Ronan

Chief Administrative Officer, Citi Services Centre Head, Managing Director


Michael Cullen

Chief Executive Officer

Investec Ireland

John Bruton

Former Taoiseach and Former Minister for Finance, Ireland


Robert Richardson

CEO & Country Head

Amundi Asset Management

Phil Seymour

President and CEO

IBA Group Limited

Ruairi Quinn

Former Minister for Finance, Ireland


Dermot Hardy

Former Head of Treasury

Aareal Bank AG Dublin Branch

Turlough Galvin



Ian Headon

Senior Vice President. Product Development Alternatives

Northern Trust Ireland

Gulru Atak

Global Head of Innovation and Head of the Citi Ireland Innovation Lab for Treasury and Trade Solutions


Luca Bertalot

Secretary General

European Mortgage Federation and European Covered Bond Council

Kieran Donoghue

Head of International Financial Services, Corporate Strategy and Public Policy

IDA Ireland

Chirag V Patel

Head of Research & Advisory EMEA

State Street Global Exchange

John Lyons

Former CEO of Darta Saving Life a subsidiary of Allianz; Finance Dublin Insurance Correspondent


Peter Cosgrove

Director, Financial Services

Cpl Resources plc

Shay Lydon



Anne Heraty

Chief Executive

Cpl Resources plc

Stephen Moran

Head of Research & Development, Bank of Ireland Open Enterprise & Innovation

Bank of Ireland

Rory O'Connor

Managing Director, BlackRock Renewable Power (Head of Europe)


Darren Maher

Partner and Head of Financial Institutions Group


Patrick Hannigan

Chief Commercial Officer

CDB Aviation Lease Finance

Derek Butler


Grid Finance

Lory Kehoe

Blockchain Lab Lead


Derek Andrews

International Investment Manager

Invest Northern Ireland

Liam Lacey


Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)

Amy Erixon

Principal and Managing Director - Investments

Avison Young

Hubertus Väth

Managing Director

Frankfurt Main Finance

Vincent Power


A&L Goodbody

Keith Boyfield

Managing Director

Keith Boyfield Associates

Dick Forsberg

Head of Strategy


Cedric Edmonds

Partner, Portfolio Management

Solidum Partners

Richard Owen Walker

Head of Leasing & Investor Marketing


Seamus Cushley

Director, EMEA Blockchain, FinTech & Digital


Pieter Burger

Partner, Financial Services Taxation


Michael Culligan

Principal, Consulting Actuary


Prof Tom Butler

Centre's Principal Investigator & Academic Director and Professor in Business Information Systems at UCC

GRC Technology Centre

Mark Yeandle

Associate Director

Z/Yen Group Limited

Bepi Pezzulli


Select Milano

Enda Murphy

Independent Director and former Executive Vice President of Reinsurance Group of America

Independent Director

Leslie Kurshan

Leader, Innovative Client Solutions


Yvonne Thompson

Tax Partner