We invite you to join us for a day of practical discussions, real-life case studies, and demonstrations on this year's theme: optimising cash management through treasury innovation. 


Thursday 23 March 2023.


Registration and networking


Opening remarks from the chair

Fiona Crisp, Director, Crisp Consultants, and Past President, Association of Corporate Treasurers


Opening remarks from Barclays

Karen Braithwaite, Managing Director, Global Head – Transaction Banking, Barclays


Opening keynote: An economic and government update

Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer, Barclays

  • key economic trends including the trajectory of inflation and interest rates
  • the macroeconomic context affecting managing cash in 2023 and beyond


Panel discussion: the importance of technology in evolving treasury objectives

  • how technology has supported evolution in treasury in recent years and what is to come
  • how technology is impacting the day-to-day role of the treasury team and decision-making processes
  • what impact technological evolution has on the skills and profile of the treasury team

Srini Kasturi, Global Head of Digital & Platforms, Barclays
James Marshall, Head of Treasury, Virgin Media 
Andrew Griffiths, Assistant Treasurer, Anglian Water

Facilitated by Gail Erskine, Head of Cash Management, International Corporates & NBFI, Barclays


Refreshments and networking

Breakout sessions


Managing FX during periods of high volatility

  • managing working capital denominated in multiple currencies
  • leveraging digital solutions to manage FX

Sat Khuntia, Global Head of Transactional FX Sales, Barclays
Austin Matthews
, Assistant Treasurer, Sky
Steven Randall, Treasury Manager, Omnicom Finance
Nicolette Siva-Pieterse, Head of Front Office – Treasury, Capita

Demonstration: building a cash forecast

  • a 7-step approach for an effective cash flow forecasting process
  • a flexible & multifaceted cash forecast 
  • the importance of Working Capital insights into the forecasting process

Martijn Duijnstee, Strategic Sales Executive & Banking Partnerships Manager EMEA, TIS

Reducing the cash collection cycle to combat inflationary effects

  • how inflation can affect payables and receivables in different ways and how to mitigate its overall impact 
  • how to model the impact of inflation on payables and receivables to determine the overall impact on working capital

Deniz Gunes, Assistant Director, Value Creation Services, Deloitte


Cash management implications when establishing a new business after a demerger

Anthony Persico, Head of Treasury Operations, Cash & Risk, Haleon
Facilitated by James Winterton, Associate Director – Policy & Technical, Association of Corporate Treasurers

Investment vehicles in the spotlight

  • how your current investment policy fits with the ‘new’ interest rate environment

Phil Curley, Head of Liquidity & Cash Solutions for Banks & Wealth Managers, Blackrock
Jason MacDonald, Head of Liquidity Product Management, Barclays


A potential CBDC: some issues for corporate treasurers

Jeremy Leake, Senior Advisor, Bank of England
Facilitated by Naresh Aggarwal, Associate Director – Policy & Technical, Association of Corporate Treasurers

Online payment fraud

  • learn where Confirmation of Payee comes from and where is it going
  • understand the role the treasurer has, and can play, in tackling online payment fraud

John Bertrand, Director, On Demand Payment Technologies

Spotlight on...commercial cards

  • understand the latest developments and how commercial cards are being leveraged
  • learn the impact of the new rate environment

Rob Tuckwell, Director of Specialist Sales, Barclaycard


Networking Lunch


Panel discussion: protecting cash in a high interest rate and inflationary environment

  • understanding the yield curve and taking advantage of anomalies
  • building a strategy that deals with a potential change in monetary policy
  • how treasurers are adapting their policies and strategies
  • the roles of other market participants in supporting treasurers 

Giles Hutson, Chief Executive Officer, Insignis Cash Solutions
Craig Inches, Head of Rates and Cash, Royal London Asset Management
Muneeza Mansuri, Assistant Treasurer, Kingfisher
Facilitated by Fiona Crisp, Director, Crisp Consultants, and Past President, Association of Corporate Treasurers


Intelligent payment routing 

  • with the implementation of ISO 20022 and new payment rails being introduced across the world, understand how to ensure that your payment infrastructure delivers the benefits available to customers, suppliers, and employees
  • how to quantify the benefits available

Elizabeth Leather, Policy Manager, RTGS Policy Implementation Team, Bank of England 
Facilitated by Naresh Aggarwal, Associate Director – Policy & Technical, Association of Corporate Treasurers


Refreshment break


Cyber-security: what role does the treasurer actually have? 

  • the latest risks that cyber-criminals are deploying
  • why the treasurer needs to care about cyber-security
  • what are banks and payment providers doing to stay ahead of the criminals?

Scott Thorpe, Director, Cyber Operations, Barclays


Closing discussion: utilising technology to manage cash in the new economic environment

  • the central role of treasury - the best view across the business through the integral nature of cash
  • how to retain the culture of a focus on cash, following the height of COVID-19
  • the role a bank can play in identifying cash balances and helping a corporate maximise its cash management practices 
  • existing approaches to managing cash in the new paradigm

David Shinkins, Global Head of Cash Management Sales, Barclays
Kevin Cook, Co-Founder and CEO, TreasurySpring
Jill Harrison, Group Treasurer, Spectris
Facilitated by Caroline Stockmann, Chief Executive, Association of Corporate Treasurers


Closing remarks from the chair  

Fiona Crisp, Director, Crisp Consultants, and Past President, Association of Corporate Treasurers


Networking drinks reception


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