Tuesday 18 February 17:30 - 20:00

Rise London, 41 Luke St
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Behind the Hype LDN: Green Finance

Science & Technology

Behind the Hype is a new series of events breaking down overhyped topics in fintech; the next session be on Green Finance.

Behind the Hype – Finastra and Rise London have collaborated to bring a new series of meetup events breaking down overhyped topics in fintech. Our next topic will be on Green Finance.

Join us for exciting session discussing everything green in finance! From greening finance to financing green, during this meetup we will cover:

  • 101 to what Green Finance is
  • The role of fintechs in the green agenda
  • Lessons learnt from launching first-to-market Green Finance products
  • Green Finance vs Transition Finance
  • Future trends in green

This meetup is free to attend, open to all, and we expect developers, fintechs and banks among others to join us.


17:30-18:00: Registration and drinks

18:00-19:00: Presentation and fireside chat. Featuring:

  • Emma Harvey - Green Finance Institute
  • Luke Davies - Barclays

19:00-20:00: Networking and drinks


Emma Harvey, Director, Green Finance Institute

An experienced and passionate green finance specialist, Emma is responsible for directing the Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings at the Green Finance Institute. Prior to the Institute, Emma worked across several areas of Barclays Bank including product development and corporate debt structuring; throughout this period she championed the green finance agenda, supporting the bank’s first Green Bond issuance and launching the Barclays Green Home Mortgage.

Luke Davies, Vice President, Group CEO Office, Barclays

An experienced front office banker with specialisation in Fintech, Sustainable Finance, and the Corporate Banking product suite, informed by a franchise-wide perspective on the strategic priorities facing Barclays. A well-developed understanding of balancing business opportunities with diverse stakeholder demands and risk appetite. Co-creator of Barclays Green Deposit.

Ryan Clifford, Developer Relations Lead, Finastra

Ryan leads building the developer community for Finastra’s open fintech platform, FusionFabirc.cloud. He helps developers to work with Finastra’s APIs and develop apps which can be consumed by Financial Institutions. Ryan previously worked as an API Product Manager at Barclays.


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