Simplifying Entity Identification for the Digital Age

The focus of the speech will be on the future of secure digital identity and leveraging the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) in different applications - digital signatures, digital certificates, and decentralised identifiers. The focus will be on interoperability and evolving from the current fragmented approach to entity identification management.

Speaker - Clare Rowley is the Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). Prior to working with GLEIF, Ms. Rowley worked at the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she led technology initiatives improving bank resolution programs and contributed to research on subprime mortgages. Ms. Rowley is a CFA charterholder and holds a MS in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.

Chair - James Pitcher, Director, FS Club.

Panellist - Hugh Morris, Chief Executive Officer, ChainZy. Hugh has over 35 years business experience and has deep expertise in financial services. He specializes in leading technology and business services companies, delivering profitable entrepreneurial growth. He was a Global Managing Partner at Accenture where he led the technology and outsourcing practices in the UK, led the public sector practice in Scandinavia, UK, Ireland and South Africa and, subsequently, the global Transition and Transformation practice for the outsourcing business of the firm. He was then an Executive Director at Xchanging plc where he led the HR outsourcing business and then integrated the company's global IT and operations infrastructure. He then started his own business, Laureate Legal Services, aimed at delivering BPO services to leading UK law firms. He worked at Genpact leading business development in EMEA for financial services and then as Sales and Marketing Director for TORI Global, a financial-service focused consultancy.



Registration And Drinks


Speaker Presentation And Q & A


Canapés, Drinks And Networking



Wednesday, 06 November 2019

18:00 - 20:45

£ 59.00

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  • Clare RowleyPhoto.jpeg
    Clare Rowley
    Head of Business Operations
    Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation
  • James Pitcher
    James Pitcher
    FS Club
  • Hugh Morris
    Hugh Morris
    Chief Executive Officer

Pewterers' Hall
The Worshipful Company of Pewterers, Pewterers' Hall
Oat Lane, London EC2V 7DE

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