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 ACCIS Annual 

 Conference 2020 

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Rue Montagne aux Herbes potagères 61,

1000 Brussels

Putting data to work for a better financial future

National Bank of Belgium, Brussels

13 May 2020

 

Join the leading credit data event in Europe

Don’t miss the 2020 edition of the ACCIS Conference “Putting data to work for a better financial future”. What data can be used to inform credit decisions? How can it be best gathered, protected, shared and analysed? These are the questions that experts from industry, consumers, SMEs and regulators will attempt to answer. With a powerful and compact one-day agenda, learn valuable insights into the real opportunities and the concrete challenges that putting data to work entails. This Conference will contribute to defining the future data-driven business architecture of credit services and the regulatory framework that Europe needs for a better financial future.

The Association of Consumer Credit Information Suppliers (ACCIS) represents the largest group of credit reference agencies in the world. ACCIS brings together 42 members across 28 European countries and 8 associate and affiliate members from all other continents.

Confirmed Speakers

Group Director of Global Solutions, Creditinfo Group

 Ingvar Birgisson 

Group Director of Global Solutions, Creditinfo Group

Ingvar Birgisson

Ingvar Birgisson has a vast experience from managing projects and products in the field of credit risk management. He holds a master’s degree in Industrial engineering and International Project Management from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. As the Director of Global Solutions for Creditinfo Group, he is responsible for evaluating business opportunities in the 33 markets where Creditinfo operates and defining the product/solution strategies accordingly. Ingvar is passionate in finding new ways of using smart technology and data to bring increased value to the 10.000+ clients that Creditinfo has worldwide.

Co-Founder and CEO, SMEO

 Michał Pawlik 

Co-Founder and CEO, SMEO

Michał Pawlik 

Michał Pawlik is a Co-Founder and CEO of SMEO - an independent fin-tech invoice factoring company providing flexible financing services for the small and medium enterprise sector. Before he founded SMEO in Jan 2017, he created Idea Money - the invoice finance business for Getin Holding in 2011, sold for over PLN 170mln three years later. Michal is also the creator of eFaktoring.pl, the first fully online invoice loan service for microenterprises and freelancers in Poland. He is actively committed to the fin-tech industry growth and is an MBA lecturer at Warsaw University of Technology Business School.

CEO, FINcredible

 Christian Ochs 

CEO, FINcredible

Christian Ochs

Christian Ochs is CEO of FINcredible, an Austrian FinTech company and part of the KSV1870 Group. FINcredible provides digital credit checks based on PSD2 bank account data. In addition, Christian is Assistant Professor in Finance at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU-Vienna), and holds a Ph.D. in Finance. During his young career, he already served as researcher and lecturer at several internationally renowned institutions, e.g., NYU Stern School of Business, or the National Bank of the Kingdom of Denmark. Christian strongly advocates the importance of domain knowledge and deep problem understanding in data science, in particular when assessing consumer credit risk.

European Commissioner for Justice

 Didier Reynders 

European Commissioner for Justice

Didier Reynders

A father of four, Didier Reynders was born in Liège on 6th August 1958. In 1981, he obtained a degree in law at the University of Liège. Guest lecturer at the universities of Liège and Louvain, he has never really left the academic life until he became on 1th December 2019 European Commissioner for Justice.

After presiding the Belgian railways and the Belgian Airways Agency, he was elected Deputy Chairman of the PRL (Liberal party), before becoming a Member of Parliament in 1992.  

Since 1th December 2019 he is European Commissioner for Justice, in charge of Rule of Law and Consumer Protection.

Founder and President, ASUFIN

 Patricia Suárez 

Founder and President, ASUFIN

Patricia Suárez

Patricia is a German & English educated philologist.  As a consumer, adversely affected by a non-transparent banking product, she founded ASUFIN (2009), the Spanish Financial Users Association, which now includes more than 20.000 associates and of which Patricia is President.  She is a regular speaker at conferences, sessions, congresses and seminars on financial education and financial users' rights in Spain and in Europe. 

Since 2015, Patricia is Director in the European Group for Consumer Rights. In 2019, she joined Finance Watch.

Chief Data Officer,

Experian

 Jonathan Westley 

Chief Data Officer,

Experian

Jonathan Westley

Jonathan is the Chief Data Officer for Experian UK&I and EMEA, with overall responsibility for all enterprise data related aspects including governance, insight, strategy and performance.  In 2019 he was recognised by DataIQ as one of the UK’s top 100 data leaders.

Governor of the

Central Bank of Belgium

 Pierre Wunsch 

Governor of the

Central Bank of Belgium

 Pierre Wunsch 

Brussels-based Pierre Wunsch is the 23rd Governor of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB). He holds a Doctorate in Economics (UCL) and a Master’s degree in Public & International Affairs (Princeton University). Following a career in industry with Tractebel EGI/Electrabel and a few years as head of cabinet to the Minister of Finance, he started work as a Director at the National Bank in June 2011. He held the post of Vice-Governor from 2015. Mr Wunsch has gained a wealth of experience in prudential supervision of banks & insurance companies, monetary policy, recovery and resolution, public finances and the internal machinery of the NBB. 

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Past years editions

Athens, Greece

2019 Conference

Stockholm, Sweden

2018 Conference