The Future of Consumer Finance

Venue: Le Méridien Piccadilly

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 20, 2006 End Date/Time: Nov 21, 2006
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The consumer finance landscape continues to evolve with lenders adapting their business strategies in order to remain profitable following changes in economic conditions and consumer behaviour. Although borrowing has continued its ever-upward trend there has been an overall slowdown in the growth rate, putting increasing pressure on lenders to remain profitable in a reducing market. This conference comes at an ideal time to discuss these key issues currently affecting the consumer finance industry.

At this stage confirmed speakers are:
Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser and Director General Economics, Department of Trade & Industry
Laurel Powers-Freeling, Senior Vice President, UK Country Manager & Head of Consumer Products, American Express
David Saunders, Director, Consumer & Competition Policy, Department of Trade & Industry
Sanjiv Yajnik, Vice President, Europe, Capital One
Lisa Dickinson, Responsible Lending Director, Europe, GE Consumer Finance
Donna Pumfrey, Director of Legal Services and Corporate Affairs, MBNA
Ray Woolley, Deputy Director of Consumer Credit Policy, OFT
Greg Stevens, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Director, Cattles
John Butler, Economist, HSBC
Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London