Global Financial Services Conference

10 - 11 September 2019

On September 10 and 11, Gianni Bitetti, partner of Bernoni Grant Thornton and Renato Sesana, partner of Grant Thornton Financial Advisory Services, take part in the Grant Thornton Global Financial Services Conference in Athens. The meeting offers a chance to learn more on the global strategy for this industry and on how to better pursue international client opportunities, as well as to network with Grant Thornton colleagues.

Gianni Bitetti Partner Bernoni Grant Thornton
Renato Sesana Partner Grant Thornton Financial Advisory Services


Tuesday 10th September

09.00-09.15 - Welcome to Greece - Vassilis Kazas

09.15-09.45 - FS and GT today; our potential for tomorrow - Paul McCann

09.45-11.00 - Consistent market focus, different routes to success Member Firms

11.00-11.30 - Coffee break

11.30-12.00 - The Financial Services industry and our relationship with GT
Fokion Karavias, CEO EurobankFinancial Services: the future is now

12.00-13.00 - Louis Roy, Yasser Waly, Markus Veith, Marco Valenti

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00-15.00 - Showcasing client successes Member Firms

15.00-15.30 - Coffee break and transition to breakouts 

Breakout Sessions – (40 minutes each)

1) Non-Performing Loans (NPL)
2) Quantitative risk
4) Digital


Wednesday 11th September

09.00-09.45 - Global strategy, service lines & growth - Paul McCann & Sarah Croot

09.45-10.30 - Collaborating to win; we will only succeed if we do it together
Mark Byers, Paul McCann, Stavros Ioannou, Dirk Holzheimer

10.30-11.15 - Winning FS engagements – Audit, Tax and advisory
Colin Feely, Markus Veith, Anoosh Roophal, Stephen Tennant

11.15-11.30 - Coffee break

11.30-12.45 - Collaborating to win, co-creating our FS growth solutions
Scott Wilson

12.45-13.00 - Final summary and close - Paul McCann

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  • 2 Vassileos Alexandrou ave.
  • Athens 16121
  • Greece
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