Payments Innovation Forum All-Member Meeting & Dinner 2022

Thursday 24 November, 116 Pall Mall, London 

With special thanks to our event sponsor: 


Thursday, 24 November 2022

Dress code for Dinner: Business/Business Casual 

14:30Registration and welcome refreshments / Burton Room
15:00Welcome and opening remarks from PIF Chris Ellis, Chair and Diane Brocklebank, Director, Payments Innovation Forum
15:15Harnessing fintech and socially conscious shopping to inspire the next generation of female entrepreneurs

"If you want to support and empower women, buy their stuff."

Buy Women Built is a new national movement on a mission to make positive change for gender parity, for economic recovery and to inspire the next generation.
Barny Macaulay, Co-Founder, Buy Women Built
15:45The cost of living: What's driving the rise of alternative payment solutions? 

As financial pressures on households intensify, latest research from Blackhawk Network details how consumers are seeking new ways to mitigate cost-of-living increases, and how alternative payment solutions have broadened the toolkit available to public sector organisations seeking new ways to get support to people in rapidly changing circumstances.
Anna Uprichard, Regional Lead, EMEA, Blackhawk Network
16:15Networking Break /Trafalgar Room 
16:30Innovation R&D tax relief in the spotlight 

This year the government published changes to the existing R&D tax relief scheme to refocus tax reliefs on UK-based innovation and to tackle fraudulent claims. Fintechs innovating in the payments space may benefit from R&D tax relief, but what counts as R&D, what qualifies for tax relief and how can firms maintain the highest level of compliance? 
Jennifer Woo, Associate Director & Marco Spiro, Associate Director, Leyton
17:00The Issue with ESGSuresh Vaghjiani, CEO & Founder, CLOWD9
17:30Closing remarks from Discover Global Network Matt Sloan, VP, Head of Business Development, EMEA, Discover Global Network
18:00Networking Drinks Reception /Trafalgar Room
19:00Gala Dinner /Waterloo Room
21:00After Dinner Speaker
John Inverdale has been one of the most familiar figures on British radio and television for the past 35 years. He has fronted Olympic Games, a variety of World Cups, and next summer will be his 40th time covering Wimbledon for the BBC. 

John Inverdale

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