The Digital Banking Club’s Live Debate was held on Thursday, 23rd June at the Law Society in London.
In an exciting change, this Live Debate followed a more traditional format. This meant that each of our panellists was either for or against the motion proposed, with each side giving their arguments and the delegates voting for the side that they felt had put forward the most convincing argument.
The motion for the Live Debate was: ‘This house believes that the FinTechs are more friend than foe in the world of financial services’
Joining our Chair, Douglas Blakey, Group Editor of Consumer Finance Titles, Timetric and Chair of The Digital Banking Club were:
For the motion:
- George Depastas, Head of Product, Real-Time Analytics | Data Products & Platforms,Barclays
- Sophie Guibaud, Vice President European Expansion, Fidor
- Jon Hall, Managing Director, Masthaven Bank
Against the motion:
- David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting
- Roy Vella, Digital Expert and Consultant
- Simon Cadbury, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Intelligent Environments
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