TheCityUK is the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services. Its purpose is to champion and support the success of the UK-based financial and related professional services ecosystem, focusing on long term competitiveness, international trade and investment and sustainability.

Its strategy aims to secure the UK’s status as the world-leading international financial centre, including by influencing the policy environment and evolution of regulatory frameworks to ensure the UK is positioned at the forefront of green and sustainable finance.

The Force for Good Initiative attended TheCityUK’s inaugural International Conference, participating on a panel titled Global Trade and Investment Megatrends. Participants for this event included:

  • Katie Prescott, Business Correspondent, BBC News (Chair)
  • Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Chairman, Lloyd’s of London and Chair of TheCityUK Leadership Council
  • Bill Coen, Chair, IFRS Foundation’s Advisory Council and former Secretary-General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
  • Ketan Patel, CEO, Greater Pacific Capital, Chair, Capital as a Force for Good
  • Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

Among other topics, panellists discussed the most important events shaping today and the megatrends that markets and investors have to navigate, as well as the resulting new growth opportunities.

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