First Bank’s Adesola Adeduntan joins other global practitioners at Ethical Finance Conference

Posted by News Express | 12 October 2019 | 590 times

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As part of the Bank’s financial inclusion and global thought leadership drive, the Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, participated in the 2019 Global Leaders Interactive panel session of the 2019 Ethical Finance Conference held on October 8 – 9, 2019 at RBS Conference Centre, 175 Glasgow Road, Gogarburn, Edinburgh.

The event had in attendance over 500 leading finance practitioners from all over the world.

Dr. Adeduntan, with other thought leaders, policy influencers and leading finance practitioners across the world, deliberated on various topical issues that would help define and shape the transition of the global financial climate to a sustainable financial system where finance delivers positive change.

The First Bank CEO, along with Sarah Breeden, Bank of England; Dame Susan Rice, Banking Standards Board; Gary Gillespie, Chief Economist, Scottish Government spoke on the topic “Financing Sustainability: Designing for A Future on Earth” in the first panel session held on 8 October 2019.

Speaking on his participation at the event, Dr. Adeduntan said: “First Bank is committed to exploring innovative opportunities that drive financial inclusion in Nigeria whilst harnessing widespread mobile-phone coverage to create low-price banking offerings across

groundbreaking distribution channels, especially for the unbanked.”

“Our participation in the 2019 Ethical Finance Conference is a platform we are honoured to be in as shared knowledge with other

global thought leaders and policy influencers is pivotal to promote inclusive growth in the global financial ecosystem, whilst contributing to economic growth, development and importantly, reducing poverty,” he further said.


•PHOTO: From left: MD/CEO, Jaiz Bank Hassan Usman; CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan; Chairman, Jaiz Bank, Alhaji Umaru Mutallab; Chair of the Scottish Fiscal Commission and member of the Banking Standards Board, Dame Susan Rice; Executive Director, Bank of England, Sarah Breeden at the Ethical Finance Conference held at Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, on Tuesday.


Source: News Express

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