UK Fintech Trade Mission

to Switzerland

30 January 2020 - Zurich

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UK FinTech Mission 

The Department for International Trade and Scottish Development International invite you to the 5th UK FinTech Mission to Switzerland. This event offers decision-makers from Swiss and Liechtensteiner financial institutions an opportunity to meet innovative UK-based FinTech companies.

  • 30 UK FinTechs
  • £50 million in signed business deals generated from the previous Fintech Missions to Switzerland
  • 120+ attendees
  • Complimentary entry for Swiss & Liechtensteiner Financial Services community
We are organising a parallel session for Swiss and Liechtensteiner Fintech companies that are seeking to set up in the UK. This session will be held from 13:30 onwards and speakers will provide an overview of Fintech across the UK and funding opportunities. After the session there will be a chance to join the keynote speech as well as the networking drinks until 17.00. For more information please email James.Sullivan@fco.gov.uk


Zurich Development Center
Keltenstrasse 48
8044 Zürich


08.30 Registration, standing breakfast & networking

09.00 Welcome remarks by George Quinn, Group CFO, Zurich Insurance Company

09.10 Opening address by Jane Owen, British Ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein

09.20 3-minute pitch sessions by UK Fintech companies - Part 1

10.00 Coffee break

10.30 Panel: Sustainability and social shifts, the future is FinTech 



Katharina Bart, Senior Contributor, Finews



Anna Brailsford, CEO, Code First: Girls 

Rishi Chattopadhyay, Founder, SwissWealthTech

Janine Hirt, COO, Innovate Finance

Lisa Moyle, Director of Strategy, Fintech/Director of Partnerships, FinTECH Talents

Rene Nicolodi, Head of Equities & Themes as Swisscanto Invest, ZKB

Eric SchuhManaging Director - Global Head P&C Solutions

  • Innovation in times of ageing society. How is ageism affecting financial consumer trends? What are the opportunities for businesses and workforce?
  • Younger generations driving the greater good: an influx of young investors are leading a charge of socially responsible and sustainable investing, funneling their money into investments and projects that serve the greater good. How are social shifts impacting innovation and sustainability? How is the tech and FinTech world responding and driving this trend?

11.15 – 12.00 3 minute pitch sessions by UK FinTech companies - Part 2

12.00 – 13.00 1-to-1 meetings between Swiss delegates and UK FinTech companies - Part 1

13.00 – 13.45 Buffet lunch

13.45 – 15.15 1-to-1 meetings between Swiss delegates and UK FinTech companies - Part 2

15.15 – 16.00 Keynote speech : Eric Schuh, SwissRe on "Generation Management"

16.00 – 17.00 Networking drinks


Register Here Before Friday 24 January


Check out our video of last year's event:  

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One-to-One meetings with UK companies

At time of registration, please indicate if you would like to pre-arrange 1:1 meetings with participating UK Fintech. We will then send you login details to access our  1:1 booking platform.

1:1 Booking Platform in Partnership with:


             Points of Contact


                     Marie Gow

                     Department for International Trade

                     Senior Trade Officer, British Embassy - Geneva Office


                     Tel: +41 22 918 24 78


                     Tessa Kofmel

                     Scottish Development International

                     Trade Development Executive, British Embassy - Berne


                     Tel: +41 31 359 77 52