About The 8th Annual FinTech Summit 2021

Our Three Key Themes for This Year’s Event


Fintech / FSI collaboration

Open Banking and The Consumer Data Right

Embedded Finance & Embedded FinTech

We are excited to be running the 8th Annual FinTech Summit 2021 in Sydney, and delighted to be partnering with global law firm and fintech experts, Ashurst.

The FinTech Summit brings together the influential, disruptive and innovative technology companies that are redefining financial services across all areas of fintech.

We’ll also be covering the major trends in the industry, especially the power of Open Banking and bank-fintech collaboration, as well as who is funding the fintech revolution.

Our Speakers

The 8th Annual FinTech Summit 2021

  • Conference Schedule

  • The changing nature of financial services; from redefining payments to creating a marketplace to savings, Partnerships, and the impact of Square

    Lee Hatton, EVP, Afterpay Ltd

  • Innovation and Partnerships are the Future of Financial Services: how can we use the API economy, Data Driven Banking, and our customer base to deliver smarter, more inclusive financial services?

    David Walker, Group Chief Technology Officer, Westpac

  • How are the fintech companies disrupting the residential home loan sector?

    Anthony Baum, CEO, Tic:Toc Homeloans
    Nathan Walsh, Co-Founder & CEO, Athena Home Loans
    Andrew Walker, Co-Founder & CEO, Nano Home Loans
    Panel MC/Chair: Lynda Coker, Commercial Director, Volt Bank

  • What does the future hold for the new banking brands and how are established FSIs embracing the fully digital environment? We compare the range of banks; from the Australian neo-banks to overseas banks, and discuss issues common to all

    Andrew Clouston, Chief Customer Officer & Co-Founder, VOLT Bank
    Carolyn Murphy, Chief Digital Bank Officer, Teachers Mutual Bank & Hiver.Bank

  • 1. Afternoon Streams from 1.45 – 2.45 => delegates select a stream
    2. From 2.45 - 3.30 => afternoon tea/coffee in the Ashurst Ballroom
    3. Then => stay in the Ashurst Ballroom for the Closing Keynote Address: 3.30 – 4.45
    4. Drinks function from 5pm

  • Embedded Finance: How FinTech is Enabling Brands to Engage Customers
    How are the Companies partnering with fintechs? How are fintechs challenging the traditional Banks/FSIs for market share?

    Rafael Pasquet, Director and Chief Financial Officer, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Australia
    Jonathan Buck, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Open Insurance
    Daniel Foggo, Founder & CEO, Plenti
    Panel Chair/MC: Nicole Buisson, Chief Customer Officer, Open Insurance

  • Engaging Consumers: The Era of Open Banking
    How is the Consumer Data Right, aka Open Banking changing fintech? What are the opportunities? What is the ‘road map’? How can fintechs work with banks and financial institutions to use open APIs? Will consumers embrace their data sovereignty?

    Tim Poskitt, GM, Envestnet Yodlee Australia
    MC/Chair; Tonia Berglund, Director of Product (Open Banking), Envestnet Yodlee

  • Partner for Growth: Opportunities for Partnerships
    Opportunities for partnerships in financial services

    Greg McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Police Bank
    Richard McCarthy, Group Executive, Perpetual Corporate Trust & Perpetual Digital
    Simon Burt, Acting Head of Digital Customer Experience and Innovation, Newcastle Permanent Building Society
    Ron Spector, Managing Director, 1835i
    Kallan Hogan, Vice President of Fintech Account Management, Australasia, Mastercard
    Panel MC/Chair: Belinda Hogan, CFO, 86 400

  • Q&A Discussion: Understanding the CDR and Open Banking Journey
    Open Banking: What Does Open Banking Mean for Australia? What can we learn from other countries that have rolled out CDR/Open Banking, such as the UK?

    Jessica Robinson, Assistant Secretary, Policy, Governance and Engagement Branch, CDR Division, Treasury
    MC/Chair; Tim Brookes, Partner, Ashurst

  • Closing Keynote Panel: The Paradigm is going to change, and faster than you think
    FinTech is only 5% of financial services; this is only the beginning of the disruption & innovation wave – our panel discusses growth, expansion opportunities and the future of fintech.

    David Hyman, CEO, Lendi Group
    Beau Bertoli, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Prospa

  • DAY 1:

    Open Banking is the Future of Finance

  • Speaker: Andrew Boyd, General Manager & Head of Digital Native Business, AWS

  • Senator Andrew Bragg, Chair - Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology

  • Fred Schebesta, Founder, Finder

  • Lisa Schutz, Founder & CEO, Verifier
    Jill Berry, CEO, Adatree
    Helder Klemp, Co-Founder & CEO, DNX
    Alexandra Jurmann, Client Solutions Architect - Cloud One, Trend Micro (Confirmed)
    Darren Booth, Partner, Partner, National Head of Cyber Security & Privacy Risk Services, RSM (Confirmed)
    MC/Chair: Dave Engel, AWS

  • Q&A with Scott Farrell, Partner, KWM, and lead of the Commonwealth Government’s Inquiry into the Future of the Consumer Data Right (CDR)

  • Brenton Charnley, Country Manager, Australia, Truelayer
    Damir Cuca, CEO & Founder, BASIQ
    Simon Docherty, Head of Sales, Frollo
    Tim Poskitt, Country Manager ANZ, Envestnet Yodlee
    MC/Chair: Tonia Berglund, Director of Product (Open Banking), Envestnet Yodlee

  • DAY 2:

    Fintech & FSI collaboration

  • Paul Weingarth, Co-Founder, SLYP
    Drew Unsworth, Executive B&PB Digital, NAB

  • Tim Dickenson, Co-CEO; and Rimal Gokani, Co-CEO of Assembly Payments, discuss their collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank

  • Josh Foreman, CEO, Indebted
    Shahirah Gardner, Co-founder, Finch
    David Link, CEO, Verrency

  • Simon Costello, CEO, Frankie One
    Macgregor Duncan, General Manager, Westpac

  • Lee Hatton, SVP New Platforms, Afterpay

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  • DAY 3:

    Technology, Capital and The Reshaping of Fintech

  • Daniel Cannizzaro, CEO, Parpera (Crowdfunding)
    Naby Maryam, Founder, Coverhero (Angel)
    Anthony Nantes, CEO, Wisr (Public Markets)

  • Josh Shipman, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Elula
    Sarah Russell, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Elula

  • Cathy Lyall, Seed Space Venture Capital
    Simon Cant – Reinventure
    Kylie Frazer – Eleanor Ventures

  • Ryan Edwards-Pritchard, Co-Founder & CEO, Cape
    Oliver Kidd, Founder & CEO, Archa
    Daniel Kniaz, Founder & CEO, DiviPay

  • Nathan Walsh, Founder & CEO, Athena Homeloans
    Jacqui Colwell, Chief Risk Officer, Judo Bank
    Rachel Gatehouse, COO & CFO, Brighte
    Sudhir Bakre, Chief Credit Officer, SocietyOne
    MC: Dave Fodor, AWS

Previous FinTech Summits


Organisations attending our previous FinTech Summits have included:

Police Bank, Heritage Bank, Northern Inland Credit Union, RACQ Bank, Newcastle Permanent Building Society, XINJA BANK, Raiz, Finder.com, Douugh, Regional Australia Bank, VOLT Bank, Splitit, Flexigroup, Wisr, Clearmatch, Envestnet Yodlee, Seedspace Venture Capital, Allectus capital/ICM, Salesforce Ventures, ANZi Ventures, Scale Investors, Lendi, Sniip, Tic:Toc, Tradeplus24 Australia, Tank Stream Labs, nCino, 86 400, Afterpay Touch, Judo Capital, Athena Home Loans, Brighte, Up Banking, BASIQ, Frollo, Xero, News Corp, Liberty, Perpetual, NTT, Suncorp, Coverhero, Teachers Mutual, NSX, NSW Treasury, Austrade, ADCCA, AFPG, AIMS/SSX, Aircoin International, AirRemit, Allen Partners, American Express, AML Compliance, ANZ, APCA, Ashurst, Aurionpro, Baker & McKenzie, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank Statements, BC Finance, Benchmark Media, Best Exchange Rates, Bit Trade Labs, CBA, Chi-X Australia, Codesource, Digital Asset, DNR Capital, emondo, EY, FinanceDesk, Financial Observer, Fincast, finder.com.au, Frederick Jordan Chambers, FundX, gale instruments, GBG, Goldman Sachs, Harmoney, Herbert Smith Freehills, Invest Blue, InvestHK, Investorbase, IPTMA, Joust, Keystone Capital, Korn Ferry, KPMG, Lab49, Lambdas IO , Leadenhall Corporate Advisory, Ledger Assets, Macquarie Group, Manning Asset Management, Map My Plan, MavenApp, Meeco, Microsoft, MoneyMe, Morgan Stanley, Motley Fool Australia, Nexus Law Group, Octet Group, OFX, OnDeck, Oracle, OzForex Group Limited (OFX), PayPal, Peter R Kelly & Associates, Practifi, Prana Credit Solutions, Preacta, Prospa Advance, Proviso, PwC, Quantifeed, Rackspace, RealP2P, Refine Media, Rice Warner, Roman Daniel Suit Club, Ronai Services, Schroders, Scottish Pacific, Sefiani Communications Group, ShortTermLoans.com.au, Skychain Australia, Smarter Group, SocietyOne, Spotcap, SPP, State Chambers, Stockspot, Succession Recruitment, SuperEd, SuperGuide, Swipezy, Swiss Re, Tactical PR, Telstra, Thomson Reuters, Transacumen, TSY, Tyro, UBS, Ultradata, UOW, Veredictum.io, Vuhn, Waller Lawyers, Webpresence Builders, Western Union, Business Solutions, Westpac, Worldremit, and XTB

Purchase Your Tickets Now!

Our previous FinTech Summits in 2019, 2018 and 2017 all sold out; be sure to reserve your
tickets to this must attend FinTech event.

If you have any questions, please email Glen Frost, Founder & Organiser
of The FinTech Summit on glen@famfi.com.au