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London Member Meeting 2020


Why Attend?

“You get to talk to people, to ask lot of opinions and you might get a little bit of information off the record.”

George Charalambous, HSBC Bank

“The sessions at Mobey Forum Member Meeting were very insightful and the caliber of the speakers was top notch.”

 Vanita Pandey, Simility

Speakers at London


Josh Bottomley


Katryna Dow


George Charalambous

George Charalambous was appointed Head of Mobile Banking with effect from 1st January 2014 overseeing all aspects of Mobile Banking services and digital pipeline across HSBC’s UK retail businesses, HSBC, first direct and M&S Bank. George’s career at HSBC spans over 18 years during which he has completed a diverse number of roles across the Branch Network, Contact Centres and Head Office functions including Credit Risk, Change Delivery and Customer Value Management. He has been responsible for a number of key step change programmes for the organisation including the rollout of Positive Data Sharing, Contactless Debit cards and the Paym mobile payments service. More recently, he is leading the evaluation of the innovative Zapp mobile payments solution, and a number of other Mobile Payment/Digital wallet solutions for the UK bank

Keen Innovation

Julia Holzgreve

Julia leads innovation scouting, strategic partnerships and ecosystem development at Keen Innovation, the independent fintech innovation lab of Bank Cler and Basel Cantonal Bank in Switzerland. In addition, Julia is a mentor in the F10 Fintech Incubator & Accelerator in Zurich and actively involved in several local networks and associations. Before shifting her focus to banking innovation, she held several roles in marketing and customer strategy at UBS, eBay, Accenture and Hyatt. Julia holds a BSc in Hospitality Management and an Executive MBA from London Business School.


Sirpa Nordlund

Erste Group Bank

Maurizio Poletto

After studying branding and graphic design in Italy Maurizio Poletto moved to Vienna in 1996 to work on new media projects for several large European brands and cultural institutions. In 2003 he founded Collettiva Design to focus on branding and innovation strategy. In September 2012 he was appointed as creative manager and managing director of BeeOne GmbH, a strategic innovation unit for Erste Group, one of the largest central European financial institutions. He has a wife, two kids and a bike.


Sarah Häger


Hetal Popat


Jordi Guaus


HSBC Headquarters at Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

24 March: Expert Group Meetings (11.00 – 15.15)

24 March: Member Meeting Day 1, Opening Keynotes (15.30 – 18.45)

25 March: Member Meeting Day 2 (9.00 – 17.00)

Recommended Hotels

London Marriott Hotel Canary Wharf  (0.3 miles from Venue)

22 Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, London  E14 4ED United Kingdom

Fraser Place canary wharf (0.4 miles from Venue)

80 Boardwalk Pl, London E14 5SF, United Kingdom

Radisson Blu Edwardian, New Providence Wharf (0.7 miles from Venue)

5 Fairmont Ave, Poplar, London E14 9JB, United Kingdom

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Docklands Riverside (0.9 miles from Venue)

265A Rotherhithe St, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5HW, United Kingdom

InterContinental London – The O2 (3.9 miles from Venue)

1 Waterview Dr, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0TW, United Kingdom

Hosted By

Mobey Forum is the global industry association empowering banks and other financial institutions to shape the future of digital financial services.

Mobey Forum connects industry thought leaders to identify commercial drivers for the development of better digital commerce. Mobey Forum’s members collaborate to analyse business strategies and technologies to create innovative, interoperable and competitive digital financial services.

HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 65 countries and territories in our geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,751bn at 30 June 2019, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations.