This flagship event for the financial services industry brings together the diverse membership of the financial services community in Ireland, and is an excellent opportunity for you, your colleagues, clients and guests to meet with peers and to show the continuing strength, unity and economic importance of our industry.
Our keynote speaker, Martin Gilbert is co-founder and former chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management and was a director from 1983. In March 2019 he was appointed Vice Chairman, Standard Life Aberdeen and Chairman, Aberdeen Standard Investments.
He is a non-executive director and senior independent director of Glencore plc, and non-executive chairman of the online bank Revolut. He is also a member of the BritishAmerican Business international advisory board. From January 2016 to October 2018 he was deputy chairman of Sky PLC having joined the board in 2011.
A chartered accountant, Martin holds an MA in Accounting and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of Aberdeen. He is Adjunct Professor of Finance at Imperial College Business School and, in 2014 he was awarded a Doctorate of Letters from Heriot-Watt University. Martin also has two honorary degrees for services to business and entrepreneurship from University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University.
- Drinks reception: 18.30
- Dinner: 19.15
- Dress code: Business attire
**Please note that all bookings are subject to a written confirmation from Ibec.**