2023 Agenda

Book tickets

Monday 2nd

Tuesday 3rd

Wednesday 4th

Thursday 5th

Friday 6th

Saturday 7th

Friday 6th

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper St, London N1 0QH

Friday is an entire day dedicated to Black finance and money covering topics from generational wealth, investment, funding your business and also careers in finance.

Black Property Talks

10:00 – 10:25

Registration and Networking

Welcome

Michelle Raymond
Managing Director, The People’s Partner

10:30 – 11:00

Breaking Barriers: Black Women Pioneers in the Property Industry

For years, the industry has been dominated by men but that hasn’t stopped women from getting involved and succeeding. Is working in property anything like what we see on Selling Sunset?

In this panel, our panellists share how they got their start in the property industry and the strategies they’ve used to gain success.

Panellists
Abisoye Oniru
Real Estate Entrepreneur
Antoinette Oguntonade
Property Investor and Accountant,
BrickzWithTipz
Moderator
Michelle Raymond
Managing Director, The People’s Partner

11:05 – 11:35

Understanding Rent-to-Rent

The rent-to-rent model can be a lucrative way of getting into the property game. The practical session will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the rent-to-rent model.

Moderator:

Dr. Daniel Moses
Founder, Property Wealth Corporation
James Doherty
Director, Doherty Property Services

11:40 – 12:15

Investing in Property, Building for Your Future

Now more than ever, the need to increase income streams and seek financial stability is high. Beyond wanting to make sure we’re good for today, ensuring that the generations to come are secure is a goal that many share but don’t know how to attain.

In this session, we sit down with our panellists who will share their experiences with investing in property and give practical tips on how you can do it for yourself.

Panellists

Tayo Oguntonade
Property Investor and TV Presenter, BrickzWithTipz
Sanmi Adegoke
CEO, Rehoboth Property International (RPI)
Anthony Laville
Founder & CEO of Volume.Property

Moderator:

Michelle Raymond
Managing Director, The People’s Partner

Black Women Talk Tech x Roadmap to Billions London

9:00 – 17:15

Roadmap to Billions is coming to the UK!

Black Women Talk Tech’s UK-based community will present Roadmap to Billions, the award-winning, immersive tech conference for Black women entrepreneurs. Roadmap to Billions London will bring the Black Girl Magic of #RTB across the pond to London, England! For the last 7 years, Roadmap to Billions has provided education, inspiration and opportunity for over 7,500 attendees, facilitated vital conversations between founders and investors, and created funding pipelines for 15 pitch winners to receive nearly $30M in VC funding. Our London edition will feature 2 days of valuable conversations, educational workshops, and unique local community moments designed to change the landscape of impact for UK women entrepreneurs.

Click here for the full list of speakers 

Black Finance Talks

18:00 – 18:15

Registration and networking

18:15 – 18:20

Welcome

Krystle McGilvery
Finance and Behaviour Change Catalyst, Mind Over Money

18:25-18:40

Opening Keynote:

Jojo Sanders
Head of Pan European Cash Equity Sales, Managing Director, J.P.Morgan

18:45 - 19:20

Careers in Finance
Panel 1 - Essential Skills for a Thriving Career in Finance

Join us as we discuss top tips on how to build a thriving career in finance. With our panel who have a range of experience within different parts of the industry, we’ll be exploring developing a strong foundation, gaining practical experience, embracing continuous learning, building a network and how to showcase and brand your skills in order to build a thriving career.

Panellists:

Kisha Burden
Managing Director, OneExecution,UBS
Ahmed Adam
Head of Illiquid Asset Oversight, Phoenix Group
Gnilane Gueye-Turpin
Global Program Manager, Post Trade Securities Transformation in Corporate & Investment Bank, Managing Director, J.P.Morgan
Hoby Buvat
Co-Head of Capital Markets, EMEA, Deutsche Bank

Moderator:

Krystle McGilvery
Finance and Behaviour Change Catalyst, Mind Over Money

19:20 - 19:25

Break

19:25 - 20:00

Careers in Finance
Panel 2 - Navigating your path: Dispelling Myths and Embracing Opportunities

A career in finance is more than number-crunching in a square mile skyscraper.

Our esteemed guests will debunk common misconceptions and shed light on the diverse avenues within finance. From fintech innovation and sustainable investing to entrepreneurship and beyond, discover the wide range of opportunities awaiting aspiring finance professionals.

Gain valuable insights and explore how you can leverage your unique talents in this dynamic industry.

Panellists

David Miller
Global Head of Cross-Product Market Development, Corporates, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Ben Amure
Executive Director, European Mergers & Acquisitions, Standard Chartered

Moderator:

Folarin Oyeleye
Folarin Oyeleye
Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase

20:05 - 20:50

Get your business financially healthy

As you grow your business, how do you maintain its financial health so you’re in the best position to scale up and thrive in a changing market?

In this session, we’re joined by three successful business leaders to explore the idea of financial health and how you can achieve it.

We’ll explore key areas, such as investing for growth so you can grasp opportunities as they arise, building your financial capabilities and skills (managing your day-to-day finances), and ensuring your business is resilient in the face of a fast-changing environment.

We’ll also look at the importance of financial inclusion and ensuring that you as a black entrepreneur can put your best foot forward to get access to the support that is available.

Panellists:

Phillip Dominique
Director, Global Business Banking, HSBC
Mimi Kone
Founder and Director, Mimi et Mina
Eric Collins
Eric Collins
CEO and Founding Member, Impact X Capital Partners; Host, Channel 4’s The Money Maker; Author

Moderator:

Opeyemi Ige
Relationship Director, International Subsidiary Banking, HSBC UK


Presented by HSBC

20:55 - 21:30

Cash is King: Making your money work hard for you

Digital assets, property, stocks, shares and savings are just some of the ways you can make your money work for you. Join us as we delve deeper into all the different avenues you can take to build and maintain wealth.

Panellists:

Bola Sol
Finance Expert and Author
Chenelle Ansah
Partner at Cornerstone Partners and CEO, Nell Consulting
Debodun Osekita
Investing Coach, Stock Pickers Academy
Timi Merriman-Johnson
Founder, Mr MoneyJar

Moderated by:

Emmanuel Asuquo CEO
The Eman Effect, Senior Partner, Belvedere Wealth Management

21:30

Closing remarks and further networking