Jeff Tijssen has kindly agreed to come to Queen Mary and take part in our first «FinTech Visionaries» talks of the year, by discussing «The Future of Bank-FinTech Partnerships». This will give audience a general overview of Financial Technology, as well as consider the potential for traditional banks and FinTech Startups to collaborate in the near future. Can Fintech startups take banks to the edge of innovation? What are fintechs doing that make them successful?
Jeff is the Head of FinTech and Partnerships at Capco, a leading global management and technology consulting firm helping clients to transform the future of finance.
He sits on the FinTech Advisory Board for the City of London, and is the Chair of the FinTech Working Group as well as the China Working Group at Tech London Advocates, an unrivalled collection of tech leaders, experts and investors uniting to form the most influential independent, private sector group in London.
Jeff advises a number of technology startups, is a mentor at several accelerator programmes such as Virgin Startup and Startupbootcamp, and sits on the Advisory Board of CodeFirst:Girls, a multi-award winning social enterprise with the aim to help increase the number of women in tech.
He is a Committee Member at the Institute of Directors in the City of London, the UK’s leading organisation for business leaders, and mentors a team of young professionals at BeyondMe, a UK-based charity empowering future leaders to create a better society. He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers, the 48 Group Club and the Aldgate Ward Club, and became Freeman of the City of London in 2015.
Jeff is also a regular speaker at tech conferences and events in the UK and abroad.
18:15-18:30 — Registration
18:30-18:35- Welcome & Introduction | QMBES President
18:35-19:10 — Presentation | Jeff Tijssen
19:35-20:00- Drinks & Networking
Jeff's LinkedIn page: linkedin.com/in/jeffreytijssen/