Thursday 23rd April at 6pm

Venue: Online via Zoom

Speaker: Gavin Brown, Associate Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University 

Topic: Fintech and the Future of Money

Do you know what the future of money looks like?  We’re currently in the midst of a FInTech revolution.  And with it comes changing customer behaviour and expectations.  If you’d like to explore the impact this might have on your business, we hope you will join this exciting session.

Gavin is an Associate Professor in Financial Economics within The Future Economies Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University.  His research focuses on Financial Technology and in particular The Future of Money.  He is a Fellow of The ICAEW as a chartered accountant, a TED Talk Speaker and he is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director of a digital assets hedge fund as well as an award winning lecturer.

Gavin has been an invited speaker at The House of Lords, The Isle of Man Government, The University of Oxford, The University of Manchester, HMRC, The Bank of England, H.M. Treasury, The Civil Service and CASS Business School to name but a few.  He is a published author having written a book entitled ‘Algorithms, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency’ with Emerald Publishing.  His latest book, ‘Money 2030’ is scheduled for publication later in 2020.

Gavin is a global thought leader in the world of FinTech and cryptocurrencies. He has been interviewed by live T.V. (BBC & CNBC) and radio. He has also written many articles and provided media commentary for leading national newspapers, including; The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Financial Times, The Times, The Metro, Yahoo Finance, The Sunday Times, Forbes Magazine, The ICAEW and The Daily Express.  Gavin has delivered industry talks for Credit Suisse, Bank of China, JP Morgan, American Express, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.  He has provided keynote speeches at conferences including The European Blockchain Expo 2019 in Amsterdam, The A.I. & Blockchain Summit 2019 in Malta, the forthcoming Northern Economic Summit and also The CryptoCompare 2020 Conference in London.’

For further details about Gavin, and his newly published book, please see the links below: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-brown-6167145/

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Algorithms-Blockchain-Cryptocurrency-Implications-Workplace/dp/1838674985