The Future of Money
7.30 - 9.30am, Thursday 8 August 2019, Stamford Plaza, Auckland
As our economies become more modern and sophisticated, electronic technology continues to drive change. An ever increasing proportion of payment transactions are now completed electronically and the trend is set to continue.
Our speakers will explore:
• The changing nature of currency and the emergence of digital and cryptographic currencies such as Bitcoin
• The likely evolution of retail banks to meet the modern needs of business and society
• The rise of payment powerhouses such as Alipay and WeChat Pay
• The implications of modern money for business
Head of Digital and Transformation, ANZ
Liz Maguire is a passionate transformational leader who leads large programmes of change to fundamentally improve customer experience in a business. Liz currently leads the digital transformation of ANZ New Zealand, the largest bank in New Zealand.
ANZ has the largest digital customer base, the 12th biggest website in New Zealand and the most popular mobile banking app (ANZ goMoney) on iTunes and Google Play.
Liz has a particular interest in how digital capability can work with traditional channels to improve customer and staff experience, and this interest is central to the digitisation and payments programmes she has underway within the Bank.
Prior to this she led the Branch Optimisation Programme, a $100m+ investment in updating, reconfiguring and relocating the ANZ branch network.
With more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, Liz has held a wide range of leadership roles in products, marketing, business support and channel management.
She has worked for a number of leading financial services providers in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
Liz has a Bachelor of Commerce in Management Studies & Labour Relations from the University of Auckland and lives in Auckland.
Speaker 2 - to be confirmed
Speaker 3 - to be confirmed
Jennifer has broad experience within the finance sector, particularly in insolvency and restructuring. She has been centrally involved with many of the largest and most complex corporate collapses in recent times.
Jennifer has over 12 years’ experience with leading firms in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She has significant experience in executing business and asset sales across a range of industry sectors, particularly in distressed situations.
Jennifer also has experience in various aspects of contentious insolvency.
Since 2013, she has been recognised as an ‘Associate to Watch’ by Chambers and Partners.