AN ACCA NORTH WALES NETWORK EVENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY
The financial market is constantly changing and growing in complexity. A changing marketplace, a tightening regulatory environment and evolving consumer demands are reshaping the financial services industry and introducing additional demands on leadership. This can challenge even the most skilled senior executives.
In this session, Lady Susan Rice will discuss her own experience of the financial industry. She will share her perspectives on the past and current leadership challenges in the industry, her opinions on the future of the financial services market and will identify the upcoming challenges to leadership in an ever changing marketplace.
LADY SUSAN RICE
Lady Susan Rice, a Chartered Banker, is Managing Director, Lloyds Banking Group Scotland. She was previously Chairman and Chief Executive of Lloyds TSB Scotland, the first woman to head a UK clearing bank.
Susan is a non-executive director on the Court of the Bank of England, where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee; SSE plc, where she chairs the Remumeration Committee; and Big Society Capital. She sits on Scotland’s First Minister’s Council of Economic Advisors and chairs the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh’s Festivals Forum and the Governor’s Patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland. She sits on several other boards including Scotland’s Futures Forum, and the Business Advisory Forum of Oxford’s Säid Business School.
Susan plays a major UK role in matters of financial exclusion and economic development, having helped create CDFIs, advised governments and lent her voice to the subject. A frequent speaker on the future of financial services, leadership and sustainability, she helps lead a cross-sector collaboration on financing renewables and reducing carbon emissions. She also chairs a new UK-wide initiative to create professional standards for bankers, for the first time (the Chartered Banker Professional Standards Board) and recently became the President of the Scottish Council of Development and Industry, the first woman to be elected.
9.00am - Registration and Breakfast Buffet
9.30am - Presentation from Lady Rice
11.00am - Close