Speakers 2020

Speakers 2020

Aleksi Grym

Head of Digitalisation, Financial Stability Department

Bank of Finland

Aristides Cavalcante Neto

Chief of Cybersecurity ant Technological Innovation Office

Central Bank of Brazil

Bachelor of Science in Computing and Master of Business Administration, Mr. Cavalcante works at Central Bank of Brazil for 22 years. He is Deputy Head of the IT department and Chief of Cybersecurity and Technological Innovation Office. He is in charge of fostering and collaborating in initiatives related to cybersecurity and technological innovation in the Brazilian financial system, like Distributed Ledger Technology (DTL), Open Banking and Regulatory Sandbox.

Slavka Eley


European Banking Authority

Jon Hasling Kyed

Chief Special Advisor FinTech

Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

Scott Hendry

Senior Special Director FinTech

Bank of Canada

Scott Hendry was appointed senior director Financial Technology (FinTech) in the Funds Management and Banking Department (FBD) of the Bank of Canada in June 2016. In this role, he oversees the Bank’s efforts to monitor and research developments and implications of new technologies affecting the financial sector. He previously held the role of Director of Research for FBD and, before that, for the Financial Markets Department (FMD). His personal research has focused on electronic money, price discovery in the Canadian government bond market, and central bank communication. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Klaus Löber

Head of Oversight Division

European Central Bank

Klaus Martin Löber is head of the Oversight Division of the European Central Bank (ECB), in charge of the oversight of financial markets infrastructures (FMIs) and payments instruments. His areas of responsibility encompasses the ECB’s global regulatory policy activities with a focus on payments and market infrastructures. Furthermore, Mr. Löber contributes to the ECB’s FinTech and digital innovations agenda and acts as chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) working group on digital currencies. He is also co-chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures – International Organisation of Securities Commissions (CPMI-IOSCO) working group on digital innovations looking into relevant developments. Prior to his current position, Mr. Löber was head of the Secretariat of the CPMI, hosted by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland, a global regulatory standard setting body in the areas of payments, clearing and settlement. Mr. Löber also regularly publishes on financial markets legal, regulatory and infrastructure issues.

Julapa Jagtiani

Senior Economic Advisor and Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Senior representative

Bank of Indonesia

Daniel Masiya

Business Transformation Manager

South African Reserve Bank

Adolfo Sarmiento

Head of Economic Consultancy, Advisor to the Board

Central Bank of Uruguay

Adolfo Sarmiento is Head of Economic Consultancy, advising to the board at the Central Bank of Uruguay, he is responsible for Financial Stability and Economic Research and coordinator of the FinTech Group for the financial system in the country. As advisor he is also involved in the negotiation of MERCOSUR financial services issues and in Risk evaluation of the financial system.
He holds a degree in Economics of the University of the Republic of Uruguay, a Master in Applied Macroeconomics of the Catholic University of Chile and is PhD (Candidate) for the Catholic University of Argentina. 

Assylbek Davletov

Chief FinTech Officer

Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA)

Assylbek Davletov, is Chief FinTech Officer and the Member of the Executive Body at the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA). Mr. Davletov is responsible for development of regulatory policies aimed at facilitating the adoption of technological innovations in the financial services industry, and deployment of AIFC Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.

Senior representative

Bank of England

Björn Segendorff

Senior Advisor


Björn Segendorf is senior adviser at the Payment Department at Sveriges Riksbank. His main areas of expertise are retail payments, financial infrastructure and related policy issues, e.g. FinTech and innovation, the entry of non-banks and the cashless society. Björn has been leading the economic analytical work in the Riksbank’s central bank digital currency project (the e-krona) and acted as editor of the first e-krona project report. He is a member of the ECBS Market Infrastructure and Payments Committee and has participated in various BIS working groups.


Nick Cook

Director of Innovation

Financial Conduct Authority