Financial services keynote speaker and futurist – Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading keynote speaker and futurist with deep expertise in financial services. Dawson was formerly Global Director – Capital Markets at Thomson Financial and worked in financial markets for Merrill Lynch. He has worked with many leading financial institutions in engaging with the future of financial services.

Keynote speaker topic – The Future of Global Financial Services


Financial services industries are in the midst of dramatic disruption, driven by changing customer attitudes, the rapid development of fintech and digital currencies, competition from peer-to-peer models, regulatory shifts, and industry consolidation. There are real challenges but also massive opportunities for the sector as these shifts come through. Those finance professionals that embrace new approaches will thrive as the sector adjusts to a dramatically different world. This keynote can be adapted to a variety of financial services sectors, including banking, broking, financial markets, investment banking, wealth management, financial planning, and insurance.


Below are the slides from futurist Ross Dawson’s keynote on The Future of Global Financial Services at the Vision 2020 Financial Conference in Mumbai. The keynote slides are designed to accompany the presentation and are not intended to be useful on their own. However, they have been provided for illustrative purposes.

During this keynote, futurist Ross Dawson highlighted the latest trends, insights and driving forces in the world of financial services. After describing the critical uncertainties facing the sector, he examined the wide variety of tools and approaches that can be used to apply scenarios to strategy development and implementation, such as:

– testing current strategies across scenarios

– risk management profiling

– generating new strategic options

– creating contingent strategies for unexpected conditions

– building organizational responsiveness to change.

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