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Vision 2030: Banking, beyond the horizon

The Nordic banking event “Vision 2030: Banking beyond the horizon” is going digital.

The Nordic banking event “Vision 2030: Banking beyond the horizon” is going digital.

Nordic Banking & Fintech event

What is your Vision for the future? Welcome beyond it!

In a series of online events we discussed the future of the banking industry in the New Reality:

Questions regarding the importance of entrepreneurship and diversity in the fintech industry, new ways of working in the post-pandemic world and how the financial services industry can and will continue to transform to meet future demand and requirements.

Watch on demand below:

Speakers

Sara Öhrvall, Chief Digital, Customer Experience and Communications Officer, SEB Group

Sara Öhrvall, Chief Digital, Customer Experience and Communications Officer, SEB

Sara Öhrvall is responsible for strategic transformation at SEB within areas such as digital as well as sustainability. She is on the board of Bonnier Books, Bonnier News, Vinnova, SNS and is a member of the International Advisory Board for the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Sara is also Chair of the Pontus Schultz Foundation, which promotes greater sustainability, gender equality and diversity in business.

Klas Danielsson, CEO, SBAB Bank

Klas Danielsson, CEO, SBAB Bank 

Klas Danielsson is the CEO at SBAB Bank. He has over 30 years of experience from the banking industry and he is one of Sweden’s first Fintech entrepreneurs and founder of Nordnet AB (publ) and Nordnet Bank AB. Klas has been a board member of Ikano Banken, East Capital, The Swedish Securities Dealers Association, The Swedish Consumers’ Banking and Finance Bureau and Chairmen of the Board at SwedSec Licensiering AB. 

Carl-Andreas Claussen, Senior Advisor Payments, Sweden Central Bank

Carl-Andreas Claussen, Senior Advisor Payments, Sweden Central Bank

Carl Andreas Claussen is Senior Advisor in the payments department of the Sveriges Riksbank- the Swedish Central Bank. He is deeply involved in the Riksbank’s e-krona project. He holds a Ph.D from the University of Oslo and has long experience from central banking in Sweden and abroad. 

 Peter Nilsson, Managing Director, Bambora Nordics

Peter Nilsson, Managing Director, Bambora Nordics

Peter Nilsson is the Managing Director at Bambora Nordics focusing on shaping the most innovative payment experience in the region. Bambora is on a mission to challenge the payment industry and has in just five years grown to handle 55 billion euros worth of transactions for small and medium-sized businesses a year. Peter also brings with him experience from the intersection of finance and technology at companies such as PayEx and SAP. 

Karin Sancho, KPMG Sweden Head of Financial Services Partner, moderator

Karin Sancho, KPMG Sweden Head of Financial Services Partner, moderator

Karin Sancho is the Head of Financial Services at KPMG Sweden and has more than 25 years experience working with transformation projects in the industry. Prior to KPMG Karin worked for EY where she was part of the Financial Services Advisory team and the Global Client Service Partner for a Northern European bank. Before that, Karin was employed by SEB for almost 10 years working in client facing roles as well as driving transformation of the client facing units.

Mårten Asplund, KPMG Sweden Financial Services Partner, moderator

Mårten Asplund, KPMG Sweden Financial Services Partner, moderator

Mårten Asplund is an Audit Partner with KPMG Sweden specializing in the Financial Services industry. He has extensive experience in working with large, regulated financial services groups, having been heavily involved in previous years in the audits of larger listed, and non- listed Swedish Financial companies.

Webinar October 8 – on demand:

Entrepreneurship and diversity and the fintech industry

Watch on demand here!

Speakers

Tatiana Shalalvand

Tatiana Shalalvand, Investment Director at Inventure

Tatiana is an Investment Director at Inventure focusing on tech investments in the Nordic and Baltic region. Tatiana has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Lund University and before becoming an investor she was the COO of the tech startup Sparta that was acquired in 2018. Tatiana was named one of Veckans Affärers super talents in 2019 and one of the Nordics 100 most influential people within technology in 2018.

Indra Sharma

Indra Sharma, Head of Early Stage Investments at Novax

Indra is responsible for early stage investments at Novax. Previously she was responsible for Nordic investments at EQT Ventures. Before becoming an investor, Indra worked at the payment unicorn Bambora Group that was acquired in 2017. She has a Master’s in Engineering from Uppsala University. Indra was named as one of the Inspiring Fifty Nordics in 2019 and in 2018 she was named one of Veckans Affärers super talents.

Raiha Buchanan

Raiha Buchanan, Founder and CEO of Gigapay and WIFTN

Raiha is the co-founder and CEO of Gigapay, a Fintech operating within the Gig economy space, and co-founder and CEO of WIFTN - a non-profit network for women within Fintech. Prior to this, she was CMO and ASEAN Expansion Director at Instantor. She has also held roles as Global Head of Digital at Bambora AB and Marketing Director at iZettle. Raiha has been listed as one of the top 75 Future Leaders of Sweden by Ledarna, and in 2019 listed as one of the 200 most powerful women in Fintech by Finnovate, and listed as one of the most inspirational Nordic women in tech, by Inspiring Fifty. 

Ola Lowden

Ola Lowden, Founder and CEO of Omocom

Ola is a co-founder and CEO of Omocom, an insurance solution that uses data insights to drive sales on circular platforms.  Ola is a lawyer with 8 years’ experience in data flows and digital trade. Ola has given lectures on the circular economy at universities and organizations such as the UN, WTO and CIFTIS as well as both the EU-parliament, Commission and the Swedish Riksdag.

Andrea Corneliussen, KPMG Norway Head of Financial Services, moderator

Andrea Corneliussen, KPMG Norway Head of Financial Services, moderator

Andrea Corneliussen is the Head of Financial Services at KPMG Norway and has more than 15 years of experience from the banking industry. She has broad experience as a program manager, specialized in anti-money laundering, business development and lean management. Prior to KPMG, Andrea worked at Nordea where she led several projects to secure the bank’s ambitious goals within KYC and compliance in all Nordic markets.

Watch the videos

Indra Sharma and Tatiana Shalalvand talks about entrepreneurship, diversity and the fintech industry.

Webinar October 15:

The Future of Work

Speakers

Daniel Susskind

Daniel Susskind, Best-selling author of A World Without Work

Dr Daniel Susskind explores the impact of technology, particularly artificial intelligence, on work and society. He is a Fellow in Economics at Balliol College, Oxford University, where he teaches and researches. He is the co-author of the best-selling book The Future of the Professions, and the author of A World Without Work (January 2020), described by The New York Times as "required reading for any potential presidential candidate thinking about the economy of the future” and currently short-listed for the Financial Times and McKinsey & Co. Business Book of the Year Award 2020. His TED Talk, on the future of work, has been viewed more than 1.5 million times.

Jesper Nielsen, CEO at BEC

Jesper Nielsen, CEO at BEC

Jesper is CEO at BEC, one of Denmark’s oldest and largest fintech companies handling 20-30 % of the Danish banking customers with a complete IT platform for financial companies. He has a background from Danske Bank, where he held various executive positions, including interim CEO & head of Banking Denmark. In addition, Jesper has been chairman and board member in several financial and technology organizations, including e-nettet, MobilePay, Realkredit Danmark, and Finance Denmark. 

Mads Raahede, KPMG Denmark Head of Financial Services, moderator

Mads Raahede, KPMG Denmark Head of Financial Services, moderator 

Mads is an experienced partner and leads KPMG’s Financial Services team. Mads has more than 19 years’ experience within the financial sector and has been involved in numerous projects. Mads’ focus has been on the digital transformation of the Financial Services industry, specifically how the industry should respond to the new digital challenges. Through his work with hands-on digital strategy, payments and core banking, Mads has gained experience in transforming the sector.

Kim Schmidt, KPMG Denmark Audit Partner, moderator

Kim Schmidt, KPMG Denmark Audit Partner, moderator 

Kim has more than 20 years of experience within the audit business of which the last 12 years have been with a focus on financial institutions and associated services (insurance brokers, insurance agents, etc.). Besides main focus on the financial sector, Kim has concurrently provided service to other sectors, including property management and investment companies, service and outsourcing companies, shipping, etc.

Contact Andrea Alter on + 46 73 426 9096, andrea.alter@kpmg.se for any questions.

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