Banking in the Global Playground

8th European Banking & Finance Conference '20

8th European Banking & Finance Conference is a unique Conference for top management, high profile banking, and finance sector professionals, regulators, supervisors from all over the world.

This year’s topic emphasises the most recent and on-top global and local trends in the financial and banking sectors. We therefore look forward to fruitful and mind-twisting meetings with high profile experts from the Baltics, Europe and beyond! What are the future challenges in the banking and finance sectors? Which current global tendencies re-shape local markets – how to survive them or thrive? Why should green banking be on the agenda? What are the latest Fintech trends?


The conference is organized by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania in partnership with law firm TGS Baltic and is supported by the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius. It has been bringing together banking and finance experts, regulators and supervisors, as well as business representatives for 7 years already for analyzing and discussing issues that banks and their business clients face in the changing economic, legal and technological environment.


The conference will be held on 8 September 2020.

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Seven annual conferences have been already held to exchange ideas and expertise in financial sector trends and their impact on traditional banking, businesses and impact on consumers. Each year, the conference attracts decision makers in the industry, including CEOs, political leaders, finance and operations managers, banking experts, to participate in in-depth discussions.


A superb line-up of experts have shared practical, actionable insights and inspired us over the years. Representatives of the Bank of Lithuania, the founder and the Executive Director of Finansinspektionen (Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority) Malin Omberg, a representative of the International Monetary Fund Bas B. Baker – these are just a few names of leaders and subject matter experts who drive real change and have shared their ideas during the conferences.

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Meet the Conference Speakers

Martin Georgzén
CSO Head of Strategy and Communications, P27 - The Nordic Payments Platform
Martin Georgzén is since summer 2019 the CSO of P27 Nordic Payments Platform. He has been engaged in the project ever since start when he was in charge of the Payments Development Department in Danske Bank. The change the payment industry is going through right now is something that rests very close to Martin’s heart. Prior to working with payments, Martin has 18 years in Danske Bank behind him covering a broad range of positions such as Global Head of Pricing and Capital and Head of Structured Finance.
Lina Rollby Claesson
Chief Compliance Officer, Intrum Group
Since 2015, Lina is the Chief Compliance Officer of Intrum AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Apart from her daily compliance work, she has also been involved with lobbying efforts in Brussels regarding various EU proposals, e.g. the NPL Directive, NPL Platform(s) and the ongoing revision of the Consumer Credit Directive. Before joining Intrum, she worked 12 years as General Legal Counsel within the insurance industry and 8 years as Chief Compliance Officer within both insurance- and banking. During 2009-2016, she was also a board member of Compliance Forum, the Swedish Association for Compliance Officers in the Swedish Financial markets.
Vilius Bernatonis
Managing Partner, TGS Baltic
Vilius Bernatonis is listed as an excellent expert in energy, banking and finance, international dispute resolution, corporate, and commercial law by all best known and the most authoritative international legal directories. He is a leading expert in finance law who works with a variety of innovative projects, including the JESSICA holding fund in Lithuania, and development of securitization tools. He is renowned for his expertise and forward-thinking initiatives.
Anders Larsson
Head of Baltic Corporate Banking, SEB
Having worked in SEB for more than 25 years Anders has gained a broad banking experience from Client Coverage of Large, as well as, Mid Corp clients, Corporate Finance, Acquisition Finance, Transaction Banking. Anders' key task has been to drive a sustainable business growth by taking on the right risks and working with the right new clients. In his management roles for the last 15 years he delivered results by creating a positive culture with a focus on delivery of strong results by coaching and working with feedback.
Mantas Zalatorius
President, Association of Lithuanian banks
Mantas Zalatorius was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1972. He graduated from Vilnius University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 2001 he obtained MBA degree from Copenhagen Business School and INSEAD (CALT). Since 1994, Mantas Zalatorius worked at the Swedish Trade Council, as Investment Project Manager and from 1999 he served as the Executive Director of The Swedish Trade Council in Lithuania. Since 2008, Mantas Zalatorius was responsible for operations in the Baltic states. In 2014 Mantas Zalatorius was appointed as Vice President and Head of Region for Central and Eastern Europe at the Swedish Trade and Invest Council with placement in Stockholm. In September 2017 Mantas Zalatorius was appointed as President of the Association of Lithuanian banks. Mantas Zalatorius has extensive cross-cultural leadership and strategic advisory experience.
Oliver Lagerström
Co-Founder and Board Member of MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB. Prior to founding MFEX in 1999, Oliver spent nine years with Svenska Handelsbanken working at the investment banking and the mutual fund division of the bank. Oliver has a Graduate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Stockholm. In addition to MFEX AB, Oliver is also a board member of Fondab AB, MFEX France SA and Chairman of Founders Alliance.
Jekaterina Govina
Executive Director of Supervision Service at the Lietuvos bankas (Bank of Lithuania).
For 4 years Jekaterina took part in developing policies for the fintech industry in Lithuania. Before appointment as an Executive Director of Supervision Service, she was coordinator of Bank of Lithuania Fintech strategy and Head of Innovation Committee. She continues to lead the Bank of Lithuania LBChain project (blockchain sandbox/accelerator). She has been working as a lawyer in various divisions of the Bank of Lithuania, with the areas of responsibility that included insurance, payments, lending, peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding regulations. She has been awarded as a Public Sector Lawyer of the Year for developing the concept of the crowdfunding regulation in Lithuania and preparing the draft law on crowdfunding and was acknowledged by Lattice80 as one of the Top 100 Women in Fintech.
Liudas Rimkus
Head of Marketing, SEB Lithuania
Liudas Rimkus has a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry. He has skills in Fitness Industry, Management, Sports Management, Banking, and Communication. Liudas is a strong marketing professional with a Master's degree focused in Business Administration and Management from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Currently Liudas is Head of the Marketing Department at SEB Lithuania.
Alan Goodrich
Regional Sales Manager, ERI
Alan Goodrich is Regional Sales Manager at ERI, the supplier of the market-leading and award-winning OLYMPIC Banking System. Alan brings over 30 years’ experience and expertise in financial services technology gained as; a Fellow of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers, a General Registered Representative of The Securities Association authorized to give investment advice and a member of The Professional Risk Managers' International Association. Alan has worked for some of the World’s leading financial services institutions as well as technology suppliers to the industry.

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EUR 85 for members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and EUR 105 for other participants

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Date and venue:
8 September 2020, Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania