UK-Korea Financial Forum
Seminar & Dinner

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Background: In honour of, Korea’s Council On International Financial Cooperation, leading a high-level delegation to London, comprising Senior Government Officials and Private Sector CEOs, the FS Club is delighted to host the inaugural UK-Korea Financial Forum. This exclusive event will provide an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in financial infrastructure and regulatory frameworks in both countries against a backdrop of vast technological, demographic, geopolitical, and climate shifts. Participants will also have the chance to gain valuable insights into Korea’s vibrant business ecosystem while making valuable connections. The Forum will conclude with a 3-course dinner to solidify the connections made and foster ongoing collaboration.

The Forum  is designed for senior professionals in the UK technology, financial services, regulation, and policy sectors.  To express your interest in attending please complete the registration form here. We will then be in touch to confirm your place.

Dress Code: Business Attire


15:00 - Registration

15:30 - Opening Remarks – Dr Hangyong Lee, Council for International Financial Cooperation

15:40 - Welcome Remarks – Lord Mayor Of The City Of London, Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli

15:50 - Congratulatory Remarks – Kim So-young, Financial Services Commission

16:00 - Photo Session

16:10 - The Evolving Financial Landscape: Climate Change & Technological Innovation – Mike Wardle, CEO, Z/Yen Group Ltd

16:20 - The Impact Of Climate Risks On Financial Systems - Sungwook Park, Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Finance

16:30 - Directions Of UK Financial Authorities : Sustainable Finance

16:40 - ESG Principles & Investment Trends In Sovereign Wealth Fund Management - Jin Suk Choi, Head of Sustainable Investment. Korea Investment Corporation

16:50 - The Role Of Financial Institutions In Fostering Climate-Tech Ecosystems  - Robin Sampson, CEO/Founder, Trade In Space

17:00 - Q&A

17:15 - Refreshments Break & Networking

17:45 - The Success Of Korea’s Open Banking System - Young-Jin Kim, Team Manager, Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute

17:55 - DX-Based Business Models For Challenger Banks - Richard Kalas, Customer Solutions Director, GFT

18:05 - Digital Data-Based Alternative Credit Rating Models – Sung Jun Chun, Director Korea Credit Bureau

18:15 - Consumer Protection In Financial Services Through Technological Innovation - Rob Ward, Head of International, Financial Conduct Authority

18:25 - Q&A

18:40 - Dinner

20:30 - Event Concludes

Wednesday, 17 July 2024

15:00 - 20:30 BST

Free, however numbers are limited, please register your interest here.


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    Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli
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    Dr Hangyong Lee
    President of Korea Institute of Finance
    Chairman of Council on International Financial Cooperation
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    Financial Services Commission
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    Dr Sungwook Park
    Senior Research Fellow
    Korea Institute of Finance
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    Rob Ward
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    Richard Kalas
    Customer Solutions Director
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    Young-Jin Kim
    Head of International Business
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    Sungjun Chun
    Director of Global Business
    Korea Credit Bureau

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