April 20, 2023 | London, UK

WAIFC's meetings with financial industry leaders

Recently, the WAIFC had the opportunity to meet with several prominent figures in the financial industry, including Chris Hayward, Sir Peter Estlin, and Prof. Michael Mainelli. These meetings have been highly beneficial for the organization and its mission.

Chris Hayward, Chairman of the City of London Corporation, has been a vocal advocate for the use of technology in finance. His insights on the potential of AI in the financial industry were invaluable to the WAIFC. Hayward shared his experiences working with financial institutions and government bodies to implement innovative technologies and discussed the challenges and opportunities that arise when doing so.

Sir Peter Estlin, a former Lord Mayor of London, is another key figure in the financial industry. He has been an advocate for the use of AI and machine learning in financial services and has pushed for increased investment in these areas. Sir Peter's expertise and experience in the field provided the WAIFC with valuable insights and perspectives.

Finally, the WAIFC also had the opportunity to meet with Prof. Michael Mainelli, Chairman of Z/Yen Group and a prominent expert in the field of fintech. Prof. Mainelli's research on the impact of AI on finance has been highly influential, and his insights into the challenges and opportunities of integrating AI into financial systems were invaluable to the WAIFC. 

Overall, these meetings have been a significant step forward for the WAIFC in its mission to promote the use of AI in finance. The insights, experiences, and perspectives shared by these key figures in the financial industry will undoubtedly help the organization achieve its goals. With the continued support of these influential personalities, the WAIFC will continue to play a leading role in shaping the future of finance thanks to its members.

The World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC) has also visited the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI). The purpose of the visit was to gain a better understanding of the latest developments surrounding human resources and talent development in the financial sector.

During the visit, representatives from the WAIFC were able to meet with leading experts from the CISI to discuss a range of topics, including the latest trends in recruitment, talent development, and training programs for financial professionals.

The CISI is widely regarded as a leading organization in the field of finance and investment, and their expertise and knowledge have been instrumental in shaping the industry.