2020 Event Overview

Now in its 18th consecutive year, the European Financial Services Conference is widely considered as the major event in the Brussels calendar on financial services, annually attracting some 400 senior bankers and financial policymakers to discuss the most pertinent issues affecting European and global financial markets. Hosted by Barclays, Bloomberg and Kreab, the 2020 edition will look at embracing change in a time of uncertainty.

Programme and speakers to follow shortly. Topics to be discussed include:

Risks and Opportunities in the global economy

Sustainable Finance

Capital Markets Union 

Impact of digitalisation on the financial sector

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2019 Highlights

  • 17 top-level speakers as part of an interactive programme including panel discussions; interviews, presentations and a board-level fireside chat
  • 386 delegates representing Banks; EU Institutions; National Governments & EU PermReps; Trade Associations & NGOs; Think Tanks; Hedge Funds; Investment Companies; Mutual Funds; Wealth Managers; Insurance Companies; Credit Unions; Accountancy Firms; Stock Brokers; Consultancies; Law Firms and Press
  • Enhanced networking opportunities


Full speaker biographies for this year’s conference will appear here shortly, please check back regularly for updates.

Previous speakers include:

Valdis Dombrovskis

Vice-President and Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue, European Commission

Pierre Moscovici

Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, European Commission

Jes Staley

CEO, Barclays

Shriti Vadera

Chair, Santander UK

Elke König

Chair, EU Single Resolution Board (SRB)


Information about Session 1

Information about Session 2


Hosted by

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Organised by

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Event partner


If you are interested in becoming involved in this event and finding out more about the sponsorship opportunities available, please download the sponsorship brochure here or contact Charlene Bowditch: charlene.bowditch@forum-europe.com / +44 (0) 2920 783 079 


BNP Paribas Fortis Brussels, Rue de la Chancellerie 1, 1000


For more information on any aspect of this event, please contact Charlene Bowditch using any of the details below.

Charlene Bowditch
Director | Head of Event Management
Forum Europe


Tel: +44 (0) 2920 783 079