SWIFT Business Forum Romania – 10th Edition – 2019


The Romanian Association of Banks and SWIFT, with the kind support of Allevo, organized on the 24th of October 2019, at the Hilton Athenee Palace Hotel, “Le Diplomate” Ballroom, the 10th edition of the SWIFT Business Forum Romania. The event was addressed to the management and personnel from the operations, payments and settlements departments, IT&C, treasury, capital markets and compliance of credit institutions, financial investment companies, issuers of financial instruments, as well as to the corporate customers of financial banking institutions.
With this occasion, SWIFT announced a donation for SOS Children`s Village of Bucharest foundation within the “Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)” programme.

Wrap-up report – Swift Business Forum 2019 on SWIFT.com website

Program SWIFT Business Forum Romania – 10th Edition 2019

Opening Plenary

Welcome Dr. Radu Graţian Gheţea, President of Honour Romanian Association of Banks, SWIFT National Member Group Chairperson
Update – Romania banking system Sergiu Oprescu, Chairman of the Board Romanian Association of Banks

SWIFT2020 strategy update

Matthieu de Heering, Head of Central & Eastern Europe, SWIFT

ISO 20022 migration update and MyStandards

Tanja Van Sterthem, Financial Services Consultant, Standards Advisory Team, SWIFT

Evolution of the European Payments Landscape

Moderator: Rodica Tuchila, SWIFT User Group Chairperson, Romania
Isabelle Olivier, Head of Security Initiative & Payments MIs, EMEA, SWIFT; Razvan Vartolomei, Director of Payments Department, National Bank of Romania; Adrian Radu, Director, Head of Clearing and Settlements, Banca Transilvania

Securing the financial ecosystem

Frank Versmessen, Head of Attestation Compliance and Assurance, Customer Security Program, Global Security, SWIFT

Financial Crime Compliance Portfolio

Gizem Tansu, Compliance Expert CEE, SWIFT

SWIFT gpi: global adoption, greater value

Moderator: Marianna Janssen, SWIFT gpi expert EMEA, SWIFT
Cristian Cengher, Senior Corporate Operations, Senior Corporate Operations Specialist, Erste Group Bank
Ioana Guiman, Managing Partner, Allevo
Adrian Radu, Director, Head of Clearing and Settlements, Banca Transilvania
Marc Recker, Global Head Market Management, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank
Radu Zamfir, Head of SWIFT Department, CEC Bank

SWIFT provide financial support to SOS Children’s Village Bucharest


Video SWIFT 2019