Sep 29 2022

Addressing compliance and supporting risk management with technology and data

Operating in the financial services sector means you need to address the volume of regulation and its pace of change, and you need robust solutions to manage risk. During this event, we will consider how RegTech solutions can address this.

Our panelists will discuss:

  • How RegTech can support compliance and risk management
  • What are the challenges in deploying RegTech?
  • What is the role of Regulators in supporting RegTech?
  • What is the future of RegTech innovation?

Confirmed Speakers

Nicola Anderson, CEO, FinTech Scotland

Nicola has years of experience in financial services regulation where her focus was on conduct regulation and supporting the delivery of good consumer outcomes in retail markets. She worked for the FCA across a range of financial sectors with experience supervising firms such as Retail Banks, Credit Unions, Building Societies and smaller Intermediaries.

Nicola became CEO at FinTech Scotland in January 2021 after a 6 months secondment from the FCA.


Yvonne Dunn, Partner, Pinsent Masons

Yvonne is a Partner who leads the Pinsent Masons financial services technology practice. She specialises in advising on outsourcing, systems development and integration and IT procurement. Yvonne also advises on complex projects which combine technology and the regulatory environment in which financial services clients operate. She is the firm’s board representative with Fintech Scotland.

Devraj Basu, Senior Lecturer Financial Services, Strathclyde Business School and Interim Director at the University of Strathclyde Centre for Financial Regulation & Innovation

Devraj Basu is Senior Lecturer in Finance in the Accounting and Finance department at Strathclyde Business School. His area of academic research is financial markets, covering equity markets, commodity markets and alternative investments. He is actively involved in RegTech having set up the RegTech Forum which brings together industry, academia and government both within Scotland and internationally. The goal of the RegTech Forum is to help understand the fast moving RegTech landscape and how Scotland and the UK can position themselves to become leading global players. He has helped design Strathclyde’s MSc in Financial Technology, the UK’s first master’s program in Fintech.

Gordon McHarg, Chief Executive Officer, Autorek

Gordon co-founded AutoRek in 1994 and has served as CEO since 1998. Gordon has guided the company from its early days as a bespoke software development services provider through to its current position as a leading provider of enterprise financial controls and reconciliation solutions to the global financial service sector.

His client experience is extensive and includes international work for IBM in the US, Renaissance Capital in Russia, and several global clients including Barclays, JP Morgan, and BUPA. He studied Computing Science at West of Scotland University, graduating in 1989.

Mick O’Connor, Founder & Director, Haelo

Mick O’Connor CEng CDir is founder and director of HAELO Consulting LTD, a company specialising in developing emergence sense-making software for complex regulatory environments and currently focused on SM&CR (Senior Manger and Certification Regime) implementation in the finance sector.

He has forty years’ experience in shipbuilding, oil, petrochemical, defence, aerospace, construction, aviation, utilities, and space. He is Programme Director at Prestwick Spaceport, IoD Chartered Director Ambassador, PhD candidate, and Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.


58 Morrison Street (58 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 8BP)

Organisers at FinTech Tables

Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Business Analyst & Head of Community Development


Nicola Anderson

Chief Executive Officer at FinTech Scotland

Yvonne Dunn

Partner at Pinsent Masons

Devraj Basu

Senior Lecturer, Strathclyde Business School

Gordan McHarg

Chief Executive Officer, Autorek

Mick O'Connor

Founder & Director, Haelo


Luke Scanlon

Head of Fintech Propositions, Legal Director, Pinsent Masons

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