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EDHEC Alumni UK | Webinar | FinTech in the 2020s

Groupe "UK | London"

Financial Services; Technology; Entrepreneurship


Wednesday December 16th, 6PM GMT (7PM Paris), Zoom webinar

FinTech in the 2020s

London has long been the global hub and the most exciting marketplace for FinTech businesses, but other capitals are competing for that top spot. 

In this webinar, we look at the challenges ahead for the sector: COVID and the impact on growth funding and talent recruitment, Brexit and the future map of European financial hubs.

Join us for an open and insightful discussion with senior professionals from the industry: 

  • Francis Barel, Director, PayPal France
  • Elizabeth Coleon, CMO, Qonto
  • Joshua Kaplan, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati & Former COO at 
  • Margaux Lherron-Desnos, Account Manager, BidFX

The panel will be chaired by Cassandra Pittman, Country Manager, at EDHEC UK & Ireland, and the floor will be opened to questions. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this unique webinar on 16th December. 

Mercredi 16 décembre 2020
18h00 - 19h00 (GMT)
L'événement est organisé en ligne
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Francis Barel
PayPal France

Edhec graduate (2001), Francis is an expert in payments (cards, mobile, online), e-commerce, and international development, having had experience in more than twenty countries, developing new strategies for financial institutions, around distribution & marketing as well as payments & fraud.

Elizabeth Coleon

Elizabeth is the Chief Marketing Officer at Qonto, leading the Growth team comprised of Marketing, Sales, Acquisition, Revenue Growth and International. Prior to Qonto, she spent 5 years at PayPal, holding multiple positions in commercial growth, go-to-market and finance.  Elizabeth started her career with 10 years of M&A and investment experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and MBA from Harvard Business School. 



Joshua Kaplan
Former COO

Joshua (Josh) Kaplan is a corporate partner in the London office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on U.S. expansion and serving companies at all stages of their life cycle, with an emphasis on clients in the financial technology and financial services sectors.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh was chief operating officer and general counsel at a leading global payment solutions provider. He began his career in the legal division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., working closely with various divisions within the Federal Reserve, including the divisions of Monetary Affairs and Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems. He also worked at American and European multinational banks.

Josh’s technical advisory expertise is derived from his work within the Federal Reserve and on behalf of regulated entities; product structuring and operational roles within financial institutions; and the expansion of a financial technology company across five continents in a senior leadership role. His representative subject matter areas have included licensing and change-in-control applications; structuring and approval of novel financial products; anti-money laundering and economic sanctions compliance; interagency information security guidelines; regulatory capital and liquidity; ACH, electronic funds transfers, and digitization of check processing; interchange caps; and resolution of regulatory enforcement actions.

Prior to attending law school, Josh worked for the International Rescue Committee in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and in Indonesia (Aceh, West Timor, and East Timor).

Josh is fluent in French.

Margaux Lherron-Desnos
Account Manager

Margaux graduated from EDHEC Business School - double degree MSc. Financial Markets & Master in Management in 2013, and from University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis - Master in Tax Law and Corporate Strategy in 2014. She started her career as an inter-bank broker on credit derivatives in London before moving to the Middle East, where she worked for BNP Paribas CIB as a sales-trader on structured products for a couple of years.

After a sabbatical, she decided to come back to London and join a financial technology firm called BidFX which recently got acquired by the Singapore Exchange. She now covers EMEA asset managers and hedge funds as an Account Manager, taking care of their digitization needs. 


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