Our panel of speakers are:
Adrian Walkling, Managing Director, Head of Financial Services, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
Adrian leads the Financial Services team, responsible for providing Financial Services clients with products and services that address their investment, financing and risk management needs across Lloyds Banking Group's full Commercial Bank offering. Adrian's involvement in the financial services industry spans over 20 years. Joining Lloyds Bank in January 2017, Adrian's first roles at Lloyds Bank were as FI Sales Head in CB Markets and Group Accountable Executive for MiFIDII.
Bridgid Nzekwu, Broadcast Journalist
Bridgid brings 20 years of broadcast experience to her role as a host for this live broadcast. Bridgid has presented Channel 4 News and ITV News and is now Director of Media Training at PA Media.
Ben Money-Coutts, Chief Financial Officer, Charles Stanley
Ben was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in March 2015. Ben joined Charles Stanley in May 2013 from Saltus Partners LLP where, since 2007, he had been a Partner, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to becoming CFO, Ben's roles within Charles Stanley included acting as Chief Operating Officer of the Charles Stanley Financial Services division and separately as interim Group Head of Compliance.
Andrea Melville, Managing Director, Head of Commercialisation & Propositions, Global Transaction Banking, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
Andrea Melville is the Managing Director of Commercialisation and Propositions for the Transaction Banking at Lloyds Banking Group, as well as a Board Member for Fnality, a blockchain consortia establishing a new digital currency. Andrea is responsible developing propositions, strategic partnerships, and pricing across the Transaction Banking product suite, which involves a number of strategic initiatives covering APIs, data, and blockchain. She is also responsible for balance sheet optimisation within Transaction Banking.