Conference Agenda & Speakers

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Kate Baucherel, Digital Strategist, Galia Digital 

Kate Baucherel is a speaker, writer and digital strategist specialising in the application of emerging technologies, particularly blockchain and cryptocurrency. Her books include Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (BEP / Harvard 2020), What’s Hot in Blockchain and Crypto, and the SimCavalier series of cybercrime scifi thrillers.
In a career spanning more than 30 years, Kate has held senior technical and financial roles in businesses across multiple sectors including utilities, manufacturing, leisure and software, leading several enterprises through their start-up and growth phases. Her interest in emerging tech was sparked when working for an IBM business partner in Denver, back when the AS/400 was a cutting-edge piece of hardware and the World Wide Web didn’t exist. 
Kate is a graduate of Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She lectures at Teesside University in both the Business School and School of Computing.

Sarah Boyce, Associate Director, Policy & Technical, ACT

Sarah is tasked with ensuring that members are kept informed about latest market developments and that policy makers are supported in their understanding of the real economy, and corporate treasury matters in particular, as they work through their own agendas. A qualified accountant who spent over two decades working in a wide range of finance and treasury roles, she has extensive corporate experience and now spends her time putting that to practical use. enabling others to understand how the corporate financial world works and the relevance of developments in financial markets on their day to day activities.

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

Karen's responsibilities include payments and cash management; trade and working capital; and digital channels across product, sales, and client management.  She leads teams that serve clients around the world, covering corporates, financial institutions, non-bank financial institutions and governments. She is also a member of the Corporate Banking Executive Forum. She has over 30 years’ banking experience.  Prior to joining Barclays in late 2018, she spent 21 years at BNY Mellon, most recently as Managing Director, Global Head - Product Management, Treasury Services. Other roles included global leadership of client on-boarding, servicing, quality programmes and banking operations across custody, markets and treasury services.  Karen began her financial services career at Williams & Glyn’s Bank and S.G Warburg & Co.

Mike Brookes, Head of Cyber Operations Intelligence, Barclays

Mike Brookes leads a team that aims to proactively understand and defeat cyber-attacks from the most active criminal and nation-state threats. Mike has spent 10 years at Barclays starting in Information Security Consultancy building secure architecture for the global business units. Then shifting into Incident Response investigating sophisticated criminal and nation state cyber-attacks. Setting up Barclays first cyber Threat Hunting team in 2015 and established a practice devoted to uncovering undetected threats and proactively mitigating threats before they manifest in the network.

In the last three years Mike has established an externally recognised and industry leading Cyber Threat Intelligence team which focuses on developing and exploiting information against the threats to the Global Financial system.

Alongside this Mike has spent over 13 years as a Reserve British Army Officer with experience of Intelligence and Cyber Security. 

Shiv Chowla, Senior Manager, Bank of England

Shiv is a Senior Manager at the Bank of England with responsibility for Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). He was previously Private Secretary (Chief of Staff) to the Bank’s Chief Economist, delivering research on a wide variety of economic topics and acting as a monetary policy advisor. Shiv also has extensive experience in macroeconomic forecasting and scenario design from prior roles. Shiv studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at the University of Oxford before completing a Masters in Economics at the London School of Economics.

Nicolas Christiaen, CEO & Co-founder, Cashforce

Nicolas Christiaen is a Finance Analytics expert specialised in Cash Management and Cash Forecasting. He is CEO & Co-founder of Cashforce, a new and leading working capital management & forecasting platform. With Cashforce, he has been working on international projects in the distribution & retail, manufacturing, logistics and services industries. He also leads the R&D department within Cashforce, making him the go-to-man for cutting-edge Cash Management technologies and practices. As a technology and cash specialist he is a renowned guest speaker in the FinTech community as well as a frequent panellist at international Treasury Conferences.

Philip Connell, Global Treasury Manager, The Body Shop

Philip Connell is the Global Treasury Manager for The Body Shop International Limited; the ethical beauty brand founded in 1976 by Dame Anita Roddick. He is responsible for all front office operations and has been with the company for 9 years. During this time he has held a number of different positions across the front, middle and back office functions within the Treasury team. While at The Body Shop, he has been involved in a number of projects including the set up of a payment factory, global banking tender, cash pooling, in house banking, intercompany financing and TMS implementations. He completed his AMCT qualification in 2019.

Kevin Cook, CEO and Co-founder, Treasury Spring

Kevin is Co-founder and CEO of London-based financial technology company, TreasurySpring. He was previously a Partner and Head of Short-dated Investments at AgFe, a London-based fixed income asset manager that he and his TreasurySpring Co-founders joined in 2013 after selling it their first business, Autumn Capital Partners. Autumn Capital was an FCA-regulated fixed income advisory firm focused on the cash management sector. 
Kevin started his career in 2002 as a corporate finance lawyer with leading international law firm, Weil before moving on to PCM, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund in 2006. At PCM, Kevin was responsible for structuring and managing short-dated fixed income portfolios, together with his TreasurySpring co-founders. 
Kevin was named as one of Global Custodian's "30 to Shape the Future" in 2019. 

Tom Dunbar, Manager, RTGS Renewal Policy Implementation, Bank of England

Tom joined the Bank of England in 2018. Currently part of the project to renew the sterling Real Time Gross Settlement service, he oversees aspects of the migration to the new ISO 20022 data messaging standard. This includes the migration of the UK’s high value payment system CHAPS to ISO 20022. Previously Tom worked for the UK’s retail payments system operator where he lead work on International Standards, industry innovation, and open banking. Tom started his career in the UK Parliament. 

Maha El Dimachk, Chief Payments Officer, Pay.UK

Maha is the Chief Payments Officer at Pay.UK responsible for running the payments operations of BACS, Faster Payments, Image Clearing Services and related managed services. Maha is an experienced international business leader with a strategic focus and a long term vision.  She has extensive payments knowledge across the payments chain from systems to end user. Maha’s career in payments has spanned multiple geographies since 1995, covering various markets in retail banking as well as wholesale and institutional cash management. Her payments knowledge includes acquiring, issuing, payables and receivables, liquidity management and working capital solutions. She has performed a wide variety of roles from sales, strategy and product to governance, risk and control. Maha has a keen interest in observing and participating in the many exciting changes that are unfolding in the payments environment. Prior to joining Pay.UK, Maha was the Head of the Payments Supervision Department at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  Maha joined the FCA to set up the first Payments Department and was responsible for crafting and implementing FCA supervisory strategy for the UK Payments Sector. 

Maha is passionate about leading and motivating teams to high performance by creating a culture of positive challenge and continuous improvement.  The heart of her approach is to be a champion of diversity in all its forms, with a focus on inclusion and a drive to contribute to meaningful change. 

Joanna Fanthorpe, Treasury Manager, Save the Children International

Joanna Fanthorpe is the Front Office Treasury Manager at Save the Children International with responsibilities for managing Liquidity, Foreign Exchange and Interest rate risks. After completing a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance in London, Joanna has worked in corporate banking for 17 years in various International Cash Management roles at Bank of America, ABN Amro, and RBS.  In 2014 Joanna moved to Save the Children International. In her current role, Joanna manages liquidity for the whole organisation and is responsible for funding international programs and humanitarian responses totalling $1.3bn per annum in over 60 countries, in both G10 and local currencies, whilst maximizing interest gains for the organisation.

Sinead Fitzmaurice, Chief Executive Officer, TransferMate

Sinead trained as a chartered accountant at PwC Ireland. She gained 10 years international experience at the firm, managing projects in London & Jersey. Sinead was appointed Group Financial Controller at Venner International where she managed the firms’ successful IPO. She returned to Ireland in 2005, joining Clune Technology Group, formerly The Taxback Group as Group CFO. Since then Sinead has worked closely with the Group Founder, Terry Clune who five years later founded TransferMate Global Payments. Since its inception Sinead had been a key member of TransferMate’s leadership team and in 2019 Terry promoted Sinead to TransferMate CEO. TransferMate, through its market leading regulated payments technology powers payments products for world leading banks and software platforms via an integrated API solution.

Janko Hahn, Head of Treasury Operations, Autoneum

Janko Hahn started as Treasury Manager at Rieter Management AG in April 2010 and then joined the newly founded Autoneum Group Treasury department, when the Rieter Automotive Division was separated and got listed independently at the Swiss Stock Exchange in May 2011. Since September 2011 he is heading the Treasury Operations at Autoneum Management AG in Winterthur. Prior to his time at Rieter and Autoneum he worked for Timberland Switzerland GmbH in Schaffhausen in various Treasury roles since 2005 after finishing his studies of Economics at the University of Augsburg, Germany.

Jason Harrell, Head of Business and Government Cybersecurity Partnerships, DTCC

Jason Harrell, Executive Director and Head of Business and Government Cybersecurity Partnerships, leads DTCC global advocacy and engagement for cybersecurity/cyber resilience, new/emerging technology, outsourcing and third party risk management. In this role, he partners with industry peers, supervisors/regulators, international standards-setting bodies, government officials and trade associations to address policy initiatives and implement solutions that improve the financial services sector resilience.  He is an active participant and contributor to many global trade associations including but not limited to: Bank Policy Institute, Institute of International Finance, Global Financial Markets Association, and the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council.  Jason is also on the board for the Cyber Risk Institute.

Jason is considered a thought leader in the areas of cyber, resilience, and emerging technology public policy where he utilizes his operational IT/cyber background to shape policy initiatives.  Jason has published several articles on cybersecurity and resilience and has partnered with different trade associations on the development of white papers aimed at advancing the dialogue in this space.  He has also participated on numerous panels, podcast and other social outlets to increase awareness and knowledge of cyber and operational risks. 

Prakhar Jain, Director, Pre Sales Consulting, Oracle Financial Services

I lead the European solution consulting practice for Oracle Financial Services and bring in 20 years of business application experience in crafting corporate and transaction banking business solutions with tier-1 banks in Europe and globally. 

With a specific European focus, I have experience in corporate treasury solutions including banking account management, payments, physical pooling, notional pooling, virtual accounts, real-time treasury, on behalf of transactions, in-house banking, cash forecasting, and reconciliations. As a compulsive learner, I am excited for the future of corporate treasury and cash management space as it leverages technical advances in real-time payments, open banking, API first approach, and machine learning.

Sat Khuntia, Global Head of Transactional FX Sales, Corporate Banking, Barclays

Sat Khuntia manages the transactional FX sales for Barclays Corporate Bank globally.  He has deep experience working with corporate treasuries and helping them provide efficient FX & Payment solutions. In his role he focusses on working with corporate bank clients to help them automate their FX management to enhance efficiency. He works with clients across industry sectors in the Corporate, NBFI and FI segments. He is an MBA from London Business School and a Mechanical Engineer by training.

Tanya Kusnetsova, Treasury Director, Baptist Health Care

Tanya is Treasury Director at Baptist Health Care based in the US. Tanya has more than 16 years of treasury management experience in a variety of industries around the globe. She holds a professional designation of Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). Tanya helps businesses thrive and accelerate their growth by implementing the leading–edge technology solutions along with the best practices in cash management, working capital optimization, and reducing costs associated with treasury operations and attracting capital. 
Most recently, Tanya was with Centric Brands, a multinational fashion and apparel company headquartered in New York. Earlier in her career she managed treasury affairs of X5 Retail Group, the largest retail company in Russia operating over 13 000 food stores with $ 22 bln of yearly turnover at the time, and over 250 000 employees, reporting directly to the group Treasurer. She is a National award winner recognized for her achievements in implementing electronic factoring technology to the Supply Chain Financing business practice in Russia. Tanya serves as a Board Member of the North Carolina Treasury Management Association, and contributes to the treasury community as an educator and a speaker.

Doug Laurie, Director, Barclays





Hailey Laverty, Group Treasurer, InterContinental Hotels Group 

Hailey Laverty is Group Treasurer at InterContinental Hotels Group plc (IHG).  Hailey has over 11 years’ experience in a wide range of treasury areas, including funding, cash management, systems, treasury control and accounting.  She completed the AMCT in 2012.  Hailey started her career at Deloitte and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2004, before moving to Rolls-Royce plc where she spent ten years in various accounting and treasury roles.  

Janet Legge, Director of Awarding Body, Association of Corporate Treasurers

Janet Legge has been Director of Awarding Body at the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) since May 2017. She has over 14 years in the education sector, working for leading awarding bodies such as City & Guilds and Pearson. She has extensive experience of qualification design and development and assessment delivery, but her passion lies in digital transformation and service improvement. At City & Guilds she led the transition from paper-based exams and marking to online assessment and marking, in the late 2000s. She also worked on offshoring the marking for all Functional Skills qualifications to India. Since coming to the ACT, she has focused on reviewing the qualification suite, delivering the new Advanced Diploma in Treasury Management qualification and running the assessments, using online invigilation, at a time when it was in its inception. Since the impact of COVID-19, she has supported a number of other professional bodies, who are rapidly exploring the use of this technology to support their assessment delivery. 
Janet has a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, from Rhodes University in South Africa and a Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). She is passionate about travel and all things wine and was treasurer of her wine tasting society at university. 

Tom Leitch, Director of Sales & Business Development for Treasury, Bottomline TreasuryXpress

Tom Leitch joins Bottomline Technologies as the Director of Sales and Business Development for Treasury as part of its combination with TreasuryXpress where Tom served as Chief Operating Officer.  With a background deeply rooted in the treasury and financial industry, Tom provides an extensive understanding of the challenges and objectives of treasury departments around the globe. Prior to joining TreasuryXpress, Tom spent four years with the Association for Financial Professionals. Tom also served as the Head of Sales for GTNews, now known as Global Treasurer, a leading knowledge resource for treasury professionals worldwide

Viktor Mura, Head of Treasury & Tax, WizzAir

Viktor Mura is the Head of Treasury and Tax at Wizz Air, the fastest growing European airline. Viktor has over 13 years of experience gained in the UK, India, and EMEA. He held a number of both local and international positions in group treasury, M&A, commercial finance, technical accounting and external audit. He spent 4 years with PwC and another 5 years with Diageo (FTSE10), before joining some more entrepreneurial type of mid cap organisations in the CEE region.

Henk Potts, Director of Investment Strategy, Private Bank, Barclays

Henk Potts joined Barclays Bank in 1998 as a graduate and worked as a Stock Market Analyst for Barclays Stockbrokers, focusing on UK equities, before rising to the position of global Equity Strategist in 2001. In 2009 he was appointed Director of Global Research for Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, where he works as part of a team formulating and communicating investment strategy to internal and external clients. In his current role, Henk analyses a wide variety of asset classes, including equities, currencies and commodities, as well as ascertaining and explaining the effects of macro-economic changes on financial markets. Based in London, he works in the UK and across a wide range of other jurisdictions including Monaco, Geneva, Cyprus, Bermuda and throughout the Middle East and Africa, where he interacts with private banking and intermediary clients.

Martin Runow, Global Head of Payments & Digital, Barclays

Martin Runow is the Global Head of Payments, FX and Digital at Barclays Corporate Bank. Martin has a significant breadth of transaction banking experience and joined us from Deutsche Bank in 2019. During his 28 years in the industry, he held multiple client facing and product development roles in transaction banking and corporate banking coverage – among them cash management and payments leadership roles based in New York, Zurich and Frankfurt.  He leads a global team of product managers and client experience professionals that deliver payments, transactional FX and digital solutions to our corporate and institutional clients across all segments and geographies.
Martin believes in a client-centric, front-to-back approach to developing our digital channels and payment solutions that delivers a consistent, modern and secure client experience to our different client segments across the globe. 

Bente Salt, Group Treasurer, Rentokil

Bente joined Rentokil Initial plc in December 2015, where she is responsible for all treasury and financing activities of the group. Prior to joining Rentokil she has held various senior Treasury positions in Ceona, Virgin Management & Acergy. She is a fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

David Shinkins, Managing Director, Global Head, Cash Management Sales, Barclays

David is the Managing Director, Global Head of Cash Management Sales.  David is a member of the Transaction Banking Senior Leadership Team, responsible for all cash management and FX sales activity for Barclays Corporate Banking globally. In addition to this role David is Co-Executive Sponsor for Spectrum, Barclays LGBT+ network and Co-Chair of the Corporate Banking Diversity Council. He has held a number of roles across Barclays as Head of UK Cash Management responsible for driving all payment, liquidity and mobile activities in all regions of the UK.  Prior to this, David was the Global Payment Networks Director in Barclays Payments, responsible for all of the card payment scheme relationships with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and China Union Pay for Barclays across Europe. David has held a number of advisory board positions, examples include the Visa Digital Strategic Advisory Board and the China Union Pay Advisory Board. David began his career at American Express and has held a number of international business development, commercial and sales leadership roles.

Caroline Stockmann, Chief Executive, Association of Corporate Treasurers

Caroline Stockmann has been Chief Executive of the Association of Corporate Treasurers since February 2017. Prior to that Caroline held the position of Chief Financial Officer at The British Council, the UK’s largest charity, and before that at Save the Children International. She has 25 years’ experience in senior finance, commercial and strategic posts at a number of commercial organisations including Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Switzerland), Cadbury Schweppes, Granada plc and Unilever/ Bestfoods (Thailand, Netherlands and UK). Much of her working life has been spent overseas.

Caroline trained with KPMG and is a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW).  She has an ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting and has filled numerous roles as trustee over the years, including currently being a member of the Finance and Investment Committee of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, amongst other roles. Caroline is a linguist, musician, trained coach and passionate bell ringer, and is married with two children.

Chris van Dijl, Managing Director, Cugavadi

Chris van Dijl is the Managing Director of Cugavadi, a niche consultancy firm focussing on treasury advisory, training and recruitment. Chris has a long career in corporate treasury spreading over 20 years and covering The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States and the Middle East. He is the former Group Treasurer of both the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group and the Al Tayer Group. Van Dijl is also a trainer for the ACT in the Middle East and Africa region. He holds the Certificate in International Cash Management (CertICM), is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and speaks Dutch, English, French, Spanish and German. 

Patrick Verspecht, Group Treasurer, Trillium Flow Technologies





Ben Walters, Deputy Treasurer, Compass Group PLC

Ben Walters is Deputy Treasurer at Compass Group PLC, the worlds leading contract catering.  Almost all of you will have been feed by Compass at some point in your life.  Ben takes responsibility for Debt Capital Market operations within the Group, alongside headroom and liquidity planning, areas which saw him in the thick of the action as Corona virus rapidly took over every aspect of our lives in 2020.  Compass saw many of its operations closed or operating at a substantially reduced volume.  With new bank facilities, access to the Bank of England’s CCFF (Covid Corporate Financing Facility), US Private Placements waivers, Commercial Paper and EMTN programmes updates, and a £2bn Equity raise 2020 was a busy year.

Tuesday 23 February 2021

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Opening remarks


The impact of COVID and Brexit in 2021: the challenges for treasurers

A year into COVID-19 and a light is at the end of the tunnel for the medical crisis, but what about the economic challenges and their consequences for treasurers, both in the UK and beyond – and how is this impacting the future trajectory of cash management? And post-Brexit, what are the implications for treasurers?


  • Henk Potts, Director of Investment Strategy, Private Bank, Barclays


The importance of cash management during the crisis: the impact of the pandemic

Effective cash management is essential, but even more so in times of crisis, and liquidity requirements have become more important than ever in these uncertain times. What are the best practices that have been adopted by treasurers in recent months? How has cash visibility been enhanced? And what about cash availability from facilities – to what extent were reps and warranties able to be made if a business has had such a dramatic change of fortune? How committed are the business’s committed facilities? And what has the impact been on the banker-treasurer relationship, and will this have long-term consequences?


  • James Marshall, Head of Treasury, Virgin Media
  • Hailey Laverty, Group Treasurer, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Nicolas Christiaen, CEO & Co-founder, Cashforce


  • David Shinkins, Managing Director, Global Head, Cash Management Sales, Barclays


Enhancing cyber-security and tackling fraud in the remote working environment

Remote working and increased digitalisation can lead to greater cyber-security and fraud risks, but what role can the treasurer play in reducing these?


  • Jason Harrell, Head of Business & Government Cybersecurity Partnerships, DTCC
  • Mike Brookes, Head of Cyber Operations Intelligence, Barclays
  • Patrick Verspecht, Group Treasurer, Trillium Flow Technologies


  • Caroline Stockmann, Chief Executive, ACT

Case study: cash management structures - effectively utilising virtual accounts

This session will introduce a number of real-world cases to demonstrate how virtual account techniques can replace existing real account structures, optimise cash management, and it will also consider the benefits and limitations of virtual pooling versus traditional notional pooling.


  • Prakhar Jain, Director, Pre Sales Consulting, Oracle Financial Services

Case study: efficient and timely cash forecasting: learnings from 2020

A leading corporate treasurer will discuss their cash-forecasting reflections and learnings, based on their experiences in 2020. How did they optimise their treasury processes to help to navigate the company through this crisis and beyond, both from a systems and a behavioural angle?


  • Ben Walters, Deputy Group Treasurer, Compass Group


The need for treasurers to embrace FX automatio

The voice dominated FX world has rapidly moved to digital, and the challenges of COVID has caused treasurers to realise the need to automate FX flows. Covering the impact of both collaboration and competition with fintechs and banks, Sat and John will cover how the FX space is changing, what it will look like going forward, and how treasurers need to adapt to this.


John Murray, VP, Global Head of FX, Paysafe Group


Sat Khuntia, Global Head of Transactional FX Sales, Corporate Banking, Barclays


16:45 End of day 1
Wednesday 24 February 2021

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Opening remarks


The changing payments landscape

The payments arena has been changing considerably over recent years, but the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in this space. What is the latest news on cross-border payments, specifically the retirement of the SWIFT MT standard, and the phasing in of ISO 20022 from the end of 2022? What role will central bank digital currencies play going forward? What’s the latest on regional initiatives including P27 in the Nordics, and instant payments in SEPA?


  • Philip Connell, Global Treasury Manager, The Body Shop
  • Maha El Dimachki, Chief Payments Officer, Pay.UK
  • Joanna Fanthorpe, Treasury Manager, Save the Children International
  • Tom Dunbar, Manager, RTGS Renewal Policy Implementation, Bank of England
  • Sinead Fitzmaurice, Chief Executive Officer, TransferMate Global Payments


  • Martin Runow, Global Head of Payments & Digital, Barclays


Central bank digital currencies: The future of money?

From the Bank of England to the ECB and the Peoples Bank of China, central banks across the world are considering CBDCs. CBDCs have the potential to provide considerable benefits to treasurers, so join this session to hear more.


  • Shiv Chowla, Senior Manager, Bank of England


  • Sarah Boyce, Associate Director - Policy & Technical, ACT


APIs: a solution looking for a problem?

APIs have both their supporters and detractors, but how can they best be utilised and what benefits can they bring? Hear from treasurers about the benefits and challenging that they can bring.


  • Janko Hahn, Head of Treasury Operations, Autoneum
  • Tanya Kusnetsova, Treasury Director, Baptist Health Care
  • Patrick Murphy, Senior Manager – Treasury, Avolon


  • Chris van Dijl, Founder & Managing Director, Cugavadi


TMS evolution and multi-bank and payments connectivity

  • How do you make the most of your existing TMS and is it meeting the needs of the evolving payments landscape
  • How the TMS is evolving to incorporate a full payments ecosystem
  • Where do you draw the line between the requirement for a TMS and having a full payment connectivity hub incorporating SWIFT, host-to-host, bank API, EBICs etc.?
  • In what direction is the evolution of multi-bank connectivity heading?


Tom Leitch, Director of Sales & Business Development for Treasury, Bottomline TreasuryXpress

The transition from LIBOR: the practical consequences

As the deadline of the end of the year for the cessation of LIBOR approaches, what are the practical consequences during these last stages of the transition, and what should treasurers be doing now?


  • Doug Laurie, Director, Barclays


  • Sarah Boyce, Associate Director - Policy & Technical, ACT


Closing session: the future of cash management in the 2020s

Bringing together the discussions of the last two days, what does this tell us about where cash management and payments are today, and what are the key elements of focus for the medium to long term? What challenges and opportunities can ESG provide in this space? How will the changing role of the treasurer also impact cash management operations and strategies?


  • Bente Salt, Group Treasurer, Rentokil Initial
  • Viktor Mura, Head of Treasury & Tax, WizzAir
  • Kevin Cook, Chief Executive Officer, TreasurySpring
  • Karen Braithwaite, Managing Director, Global Head of Transaction Banking, Barclays


  • Caroline Stockmann, Chief Executive, ACT
16:45 Closing remarks

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The ACT Cash Management Conference will take place online across two afternoons on 23-24 February 2021.

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