Libor Summit UK

Prepare for the Libor transition


Libor Summit UK


Prepare for the Libor transition

Register today

Shaun Kennedy

Group Treasurer

Associated British Ports

Shaun Kennedy is Group Treasurer at Associated British Ports, responsible for leading the group’s treasury and insurance functions. Shaun has extensive treasury experience and a strong track record working within long term UK infrastructure with previous roles at Affinity Water and Notting Hill Housing Trust amongst others. Shaun is an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and represents Associated British Ports as a member of the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates.

Olivier Balpe

Head of Group IBOR Transition Program

Societe Generale

TitleOlivier is the Societe Generale representative at the ECB working group on euro risk-free rates 

Doug Laurie

director, programme lead, wholesale lending technology and change


Andreas Bitz

Senior Risk Manager


Clare Dawson

Chief Executive

Loan Market Association

Clare joined the Loan Market Association in 1999 after spending two years in the syndications department at Sumitomo Bank, working on loans in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Prior to this she spent two years at the British Museum Development Trust raising funds for the Museum's Great Court project.  Before joining the British Museum, Clare had spent some eight years at Sumitomo in the international department, including two years at the bank's head office in Tokyo, where she helped establish a syndications desk.  In London she worked mainly on origination in various Western European and Nordic countries.

Clare has an honours degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge.  She is a member of the Bank of England’s Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates and chairs the Sterling Loans sub-group.

Rick Sandilands

Senior Counsel, Europe

International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Rick Sandilands has been Senior Counsel, Europe at ISDA since 2016.  Previously Rick worked Lehman Brothers’ Fixed Income Division, as Head of Rates, FX and Commodities Legal.   During this time, Rick was co-chair of ISDA’s European Documentation Committee. Having moved to Standard Bank, he returned to the Lehman insolvency as Head of Trust Legal to help wind up the European estate’s secured, unsecured and client money claims.  He represents ISDA on the European and Sterling Risk Free Rate Working Groups, led the ISDA Benchmarks Supplement project and helped lead advocacy efforts in relation to the EU Benchmarks Regulation.

Emiliano Papa

Director and Head of Interest Rates, FX, and Hybrids

Deutsche Bank

Emiliano has a PhD in Theoretical Physics from University of Oxford.

After graduation he went for a postdoc and later Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin and Visiting Scholar at Caltech.

Emiliano then moved into Quantitative Finance and became director at Bank of America.

Since 2014 he has been Director and head of Interest Rates, FX, and Hybrids at Deutsche Bank.

Phil Lloyd

Head of Market Structure & Regulatory Customer Engagement

Natwest Markets

Katie Kelly

Senior Director, Market Practice & Regulatory Policy

International Capital Markets Association

Katie Kelly is a Senior Director in the Market Practice and Regulatory Policy team at ICMA, where she is primarily responsible for representing the interests of ICMA’s primary market issuer constituency (financial issuers and corporates).

More recently, Katie has been working on the transition from LIBOR to risk-free rates and is active in the various associated working groups of the £RFR Working Group, with a particular focus on the adoption of SONIA as the new risk-free rate and the transition of legacy instruments.    

Prior to joining ICMA in 2011, Katie practiced law at Linklaters in both the London and Paris offices before taking a position as Treasury Counsel at British American Tobacco.

Katie studied Law and French in Manchester and took her professional legal exams in York.

Joshua Roberts

Associate Director (Private Equity & Corporates)

J.C. Rathbone Associates Limited (JCRA)

Joshua advises JCRA’s private equity and corporate clients on how to optimize their interest rate and FX hedging strategies. Joshua also leads the firm’s advisory work on the global transition from interbank offered rates (IBORs) to risk-free rates (RFRs).


Barry Hadingham

Head of Derivatives & Counterparty Risk

Aviva Investors

Barry oversees derivatives governance and counterparty risk globally for Aviva Investors.  He has a number of years experience in financial services and has spent a considerable amount of that time working in derivatives related roles within banking, insurance and asset management. Barry is continuing to lead the work to deliver the remaining changes to comply with post crisis OTC regulation across Aviva Investors. He is also a key member of the Aviva Investors team delivering the IBOR transition programme, acting as an SME for derivatives related transition and participates in a number of IBOR industry working groups.  

Attend Libor Summit UK to

Hear the regulatory viewpoint on divergence in transition paths across markets and jurisdictions

Keep pace with leading firms’ transition plans and recommended programme essentials 

Discover trading opportunities in the transition: what’s trading now, growing trends and volumes

Learn how to build operational readiness and overcome the operational challenges of the transition

Join the debate: will Libor cease to exist beyond 2021?

Create connections to support your firms journey in transitioning to new risk free rates

Register today 


Expert speakers

from leading bank and buy-side firms


Libor specialists

risk management and risk transfer professionals in attendance



of objective, in-depth content

What to look forward to

  • Engaging with objective industry experts, including the editorial team
  • Debating the future of the industry with senior risk management and risk transfer professionals
  • Benchmarking your firm's approach by hearing from leading financial institutions and banks 
Buyside financial institution registration

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