SWIFT Business Forum Romania – 8th Edition


SWIFT Business Forum Romania – 8th Edition

“25 Years of SWIFT in Romania”

The Romanian Association of Banks and SWIFT, with the kind support of Allevo, organized the 8th edition of SWIFT Business Forum Romania on the 8th of November 2017 in Bucharest, Hilton Athenee Palace Hotel, “Le Diplomate” Ballroom, bringing together the banking and financial community, regulators, IT&C, market infrastructures, corporate customers, together with SWIFT to discuss the most challenging issues facing the industry.

With this opportunity, SWIFT announced a donation for SOS Children`s Village of Bucharest foundation within their programme called “Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)”

Presentations were held in english with simultaneous translation into romanian.

Article on SWIFT.com website


SWIFT invitation

The Romanian Banking System 2020 Vision – Sergiu Oprescu, Chairman of the Board Romanian Association of Banks, CEO Alpha Bank Romania
SWIFT 2020 Strategy update – Soren Haugaard, Danske Bank, SWIFT Board member
SWIFT RTP update and what the strategy means for RO banks – Matthieu de Heering, Head of Central & Eastern Europe, SWIFT
The Global Payments Innovation (GPI) initiative – Marianna Janssen, GPI Expert EMEA, SWIFT
PSD2 reshaping the payments business – Ruxandra Avram, Head of Market Infrastructures Oversight Department, National Bank of Romania
The future of RON payments is instant – Ionel Dumitru, CEO Advisor, TRANSFOND
Securities market developments – Mihaida Meila, Head of Participants and Settlement Customers Department – CSD Romania
Reinforcing the security of the global banking system – CSP – Michael Formann, Head of SWIFT Germany & Central Europe
Focus: Financial Crime Compliance & KYC Registry Update – Gizem Tansu, Compliance Expert CEE, SWIFT

Round table: The digital transformation – between opportunity and regulation

Alina Florean, Senior Project Manager, Roland Berger Romania
Anca Nutiu, Head of Retail Business Development Division, PIRAEUS Bank