An Interview with Barry Lowry, Government Chief Information Officer, Republic of Ireland26/02/2020 Who’s Who
FST Government: Take us through some the tangible progress that’s been made in implementing Ireland’s eGovernment strategy over the last 18 months. What, ultimately, does success look to you for Ireland’s digital government? Lowry: Success, in...
Why a little humanity goes a long way in your cyber defence – Paul Cazaz, GM, Core Banking & Data, ME Bank19/02/2020 Executive Columns
Leadership is the largest asset for any industry or organisation. No matter how brilliant your team members or technology, without human-centred leadership, achieving greatness can be a huge challenge. In my 25 years of experience in the...
An Interview with Rob Jillson, Head of Cyber Security, AMP Life19/02/2020 Who’s Who
FST Media: Has AMP Life’s cybersecurity posture evolved over the last six months? What influenced this shift and how has it better prepared you to tackle imminent security threats? Jillson: AMP Life is a brand new environment being...
An Interview with Fiona Thompson, Chief Risk Officer, Suncorp16/12/2019 Who’s Who
Fresh off the back of her featured Royal Commission wrap interview at the FST Future of Financial Services Sydney, we speak with Suncorp's Fiona Thompson on how the financial services giant has embraced the challenges and opportunities of a post-...
An Interview with Flavia Tata Nardini, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Fleet Space Technologies11/12/2019 Who’s Who
FST Government: You've led a fascinating career launching humanity to the heavens. Firstly, what inspired your interest and eventual career in the aerospace sciences, and what attracted you from Europe (which has a particularly well-developed...
An Interview with Jeremy Hubbard, Group Executive, Innovation and Transformation, Rest Super04/12/2019 Who’s Who
----------------------------------------- Bringing his vast expertise as a transformation leader from digital-only challenger bank to digital-savvy super fund, we speak with Jeremy Hubbard on the lessons super providers can take from their...
An Interview with Andy Weir, Chief Information Officer & Executive General Manager – Technology and Transformation, Bankwest19/11/2019 Who’s Who
FST Media: As a technology leader in financial services, what do you see as the key differentiator or unique innovation that distinguishes the current era from those past? Weir: Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and AI are advancing rapidly, as is...
An Interview with Mark Gay, Chief Information Officer, QBE06/11/2019 Who’s Who
FST Media: Take us through some of the key priorities of QBE’s technology agenda over the next 12 months. With the emergence of nimble insurtechs as well as brand-agnostic Millennial and Gen Z customers, how is Australia’s largest global insurer...
An Interview with Kate Luft, Head of Retail Banking, Citi23/10/2019 Who’s Who
FST Media: Take us through some of Citi’s key digital priorities as we step into 2020. How is the bank evolving its digital capabilities in line with Australia's changing financial services ecosystem? Luft: At Citi, we have a strong focus on...
An Interview with Ott Velsberg, Government Chief Data Officer, Government of Estonia16/10/2019 Who’s Who
At just 28, Estonia’s Chief Data Officer, Ott Velsberg, offers a tantalising prospect of what digital native leadership brings to one of the world’s most advanced eGovernments. We speak with Velsberg on what innovation and transformation look like...
Back to basics: why simplicity sits at the heart of consumer trust in financial services14/10/2019 Roundtables
Highlights from the FST Media/SAP Roundtable in Sydney 2019: At a recent SAP/FST Media roundtable session in Sydney, senior executives from Australia’s leading FSIs expressed concern over the immediate reputational hit taken in the wake of...
Creating the Digitally Enabled Council - A Case Study of Transformation through Integration10/10/2019 Executive Columns
This on-demand webinar will look to explore digital enablement in Local Councils, featuring exclusive thought-leadership from industry experts as well as an interactive Q&A in which we will look to take a cross-industry...
An Interview with Cliff Richards, Executive General Manager, Equity Post Trade, ASX09/10/2019 Who’s Who
FST speaks with the ASX's Cliff Richards on the blockchain-backed overhaul of its clearing and settlement system, CHESS, and why DLT should be back on all FSIs' innovation agenda....
Eric Wilson, Founder and Chief Executive, Xinja Bank25/09/2019 Who’s Who
Recently granted its full banking licence, we speak with Xinja’s founder and chief executive Eric Wilson on being an Open Banking native institution, and why the neobank is throwing down the gauntlet to the “big lazy four...
An Interview with Ernst Bürger, Deputy Director General, Administrative Modernisation and Administrative Organisation, Office of the IT Planning Council, Federal Government of Germany18/09/2019 Who’s Who
FST Government: As Deputy Director General for Administrative Modernisation and Organisation, you play a decisive role as an innovation and change driver. How has Germany’s public service progressed in its digital transformation journey? Walk us...