Panel session: Is business lending finally working for small business?

28 July 2016

Banking Horizon Europe’s largest conference focusing on innovation in retail banking and consumer finance is coming to London this autumn on the 18th of October.

Banking Horizon is a unique one–day conference uniting experts in retail banking and financial services. The conference will feature 30 distinguished speakers and panellists who are key innovators in the retail banking and consumer finance sector.

Join us to share ideas, rub shoulders with senior banking leaders and celebrate leading customer–focused propositions.

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One of the four panel sessions throughout the day is titled Is business lending finally working for small business?

This session will be chaired by Edoardo Volta, Business Leader UK & Ireland Commercial Product Sales at MasterCard. He has over 10 years’ experience in several of the largest financial organisations in the world and he has worked on multiple projects across Europe, Russia, Middle East & Turkey.

In this session he will be joined by the following panellists

  • Sigga Sigurdardotti, Chief Customer Innovation Officer at Santander. Over the past 20 years Sigga has worked across 4 continents namely Europe, US, Asia and Australia. She will share some of her experience about developing capital loan propositions and other exciting products that her team of experts have been working on this year.
  • Roozbeh Charli, COO of Billhop. He has been focusing on Nordic Mergers & Acquisitions in his previous roles. He holds a MSc in Accounting and Financial Management from the Stockholm School of Economics and he will be speaking about how Billhop are revolutionising bill payments for customers and businesses.
  • Alejandro Stein, CEO Global Commercial Payments at Barclays. He has over 16 years of banking exposure in the UK and South America. He has significant experience turning around and growing business across a broad range of areas including strategic planning, business development, product launches, payments, credit cards and deposits.

To find out more details about the conference visit where we will be posting regular updates.