• Banking & Wealth Summit

    Australia’s premier forum for banking and wealth leaders, regulators, policymakers and stakeholder groups to debate the future of financial services.

    30-31 March 2020
    The Sofitel Wentworth Sydney



The AFR Banking & Wealth Summit is Australia’s premier forum for policy announcements from the Treasurer and industry regulators. The 2020 summit will also be an excellent opportunity to hear from key industry leaders during implementation stage of many of the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

As we saw in 2019 restoring trust and consumer confidence is at the heart of every decision made by the industry. With a superb speaker line-up and discussion panels, the 2020 program will also look closely at the recommendations that have been implemented and the reforms taking place whilst open banking is rolled out in Australia.

How the industry embraces innovation and technology in the face of disruption will determine how the financial services industry reinvents itself to compete with new players and keep up with the digital economy.

Facilitated by the Australian Financial Review’s Editor in Chief, Michael Stutchbury, Senior Financial Services Reporter, James Eyers, and other financial reporters, this is the only event where you will hear from all the important industry stakeholders.





Wayne Byres
Chair, APRA

Senator Jane Hume
Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology

James Shipton
Chair, ASIC

Rod Sims
Chair, ACCC

Matt Comyn
CEO, Commonwealth Bank

Francesco De Ferrari

Professor Ian Harper
Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia, Chair, 2015 Competition Policy Review and Dean, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne

Deanne Stewart
CEO, First State Super

Dr Don Russell
Chair, AustralianSuper

Hon Anna Bligh AC
CEO, Australian Banking Association

Karen Chester
Deputy Chair, ASIC

Professor Graeme Samuel AC
Chair, APRA Capability Review & Monash Business School Fellow

Dominic Pym
Co-Founder, UP Bank

Kevin O’Sullivan
CEO, Unisuper

Paul Heath
Founding Partner & CEO, Koda Capital

Alex Wade
CEO Australian Wealth Management, AMP

Mario Rehayem
CEO, Pepper Group

Sharad Jain
Analyst, SP Global

Alan Machet
CEO, Consumer Bank, Citi Australia

Richard Harris
Partner, Gilbert +Tobin

Lisa Schutz
CEO, Verifier, Committee Member, Consumer Data Right

Daniel Crennan QC
Deputy Chair, ASIC

Michael Saadat
Director of Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Afterpay Touch

Susan Mitchell
CEO, Mortgage Choice

Frank Mirenzi
Analyst, Moodys

Deborah Young
CEO, RegTech Association

Miranda Nagy
Principal, Maurice Blackburn

Uday Sareen
CEO, ING Australia

Jamie Leach
CEO, Open Data Australia

Kate Howitt
Portfolio Manager, Fidelity

Pete Steel
Executive General Manager, Digital, Commonwealth Bank

Taavet Hinrikus
CEO, TransferWise

Dr Deborah Ralston
Member, Payments System Board, Reserve Bank of Australia

Bernard Reilly
CEO, Sunsuper

Lisa Dobbin
Partner, Forensic, Financial Crime, Financial Services, Deloitte

Richard Deutsch
CEO, Deloitte

Richard Miller
Partner, Payments & Technology, Deloitte

Michael stutchbury
Editor in Chief, The Australian Financial Review

Sally Patten
Editor BOSS Magazine, The Australian Financial Review

Christopher Joye
Contributor, The Australian Financial Review

Jennifer Hewett
National Affairs Columnist, The Australian Financial Review

Jame Eyers
Financial Services Editor, The Australian Financial Review

Joanna Mather
Superannuation Reporter, The Australian Financial Review

Tony Boyd
Chanticleer, The Australian Financial Review



OPENING | Opening remarks from the Editor-in-Chief

Michael Stutchbury, Editor-in-Chief, The Australian Financial Review
Richard Deutsch, CEO, Deloitte Australia


OPENING | Opening remarks from the Editor

Paul Bailey Editor, Australian Financial Review
Simon Pelletier, Partner Banking & Capital Markets, Deloitte

When & Where

30-31 March 2020

The Sofitel Wentworth Sydney
61-101 Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9228 9188

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Event Images 2019

Below is a snippet of images from day one of the AFR Banking & Wealth Summit 2019.

To view all images from the two day summit, visit the Flickr album.

Contact Us

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Conference Manager
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