Future of Finance, Middle East & Africa 2018

Wednesday, 25th April 2018




Welcome address:

International keynote:
Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner with Santander Innoventures and Board Member, Fintech Circle Institute (invited)

Leadership dialogue: Meeting expectations - Digitising the customer journey
This annual dialogue includes the key decision makers from the Middle East and Africa. It covers a comprehensive range of key issue and leading best practices in the industry emanating from different parts of the world. In this session we will discuss the global key trends in the retail banking industry and the effect of emerging technologies in order to achieve a superior customer experience.

  • A futuristic look on tomorrow’s bank - Transforming operational models of banking to suit the lifestyle of customers
  • Digital finance and future labs: Shaping the financial services industry
  • Applying big data analytics, machine learning, and robotic-process automation
  • Reduce friction between man and machines - Robo-advisors
  • Managing omni-channels and achieving a seamless experience for users
  • Impact of creating a biometric identity on accelerating the KYC process


Closing remarks




The Middle East & Africa regional awards

*Please note that this is a working agenda and topics and speakers will be updated frequently.

For more information or inquiries, please contact
Essraa Mansi
Programme Manager
The Asian Banker
Tel: (+971) 4427 3649