The Rise of Creative and Disruptive Technologies in the Financial Sector

The Rise of Creative and Disruptive Technologies in the Financial Sector

Issued: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:17:00 BST

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The past practitioner seminar saw Mrs Ramona Blanes, Mr Andrew Mann, Mr David Twomey and Mr Ross Philips discussing how FinTech is rapidly changing the financial market. Financial Technologies or FinTech is becoming increasingly dominant and managing the changing environment is vital to the continued existence of financial institutions. Is this a losing fight or an opportunity?

Event details

Date: Tuesday 3 October 2017  

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm  

Venue: Room 466, 4th floor of Accounting and Finance  

Speakers biographies

• Ramona Blanes:

Ramona has more than 20 years of experience working in senior positions in financial services and management consultancy organisations. She has worked in Asia and Europe and with clients and colleagues in Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Middle East.

Ramona has an MBA specialising in Islamic Banking and Finance. Her PhD research explored the concept of Public Value and the Public Sector Reforms through the lens of Intelligent Transportation Systems.

• Andrew Mann:
o Glasgow Alumi - doing the Quantitative Finance MSc in 2013/14
o PhD at UCL in Computer Science with a heavy focus on machine learning
o Previous industry experience includes being a Research Scientist at a Hedge Fund where he developed systematic trading strategies with a heavy focus on machine learning and signal processing, a Quantitative Analyst at Brown Shipley and a Derivatives Analyst at Morgan Stanley.
o Co-founder at CoinStrats


• David Twomey:
o PhD at UCL in Computer Science with a heavy focus on machine learning
o Previous industry experience was in Sales & Product Development (Exotic Commodity Indices) at J.P. Morgan
o Co-founder at CoinStrats


• Ross Philips:
o PhD at UCL in Computer Science with a heavy focus on data mining and cryptocurrency price dynamics
o Previous industry experience was as an algorithmic trading model developer at Credit Sussie
o Co-founder at CoinStrats

Photography 

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