AIF's Managing Director Brenda Childers opened
the Symposium, after which the following speakers took the
- Arnoud Boot,
Professor of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets at the
University of Amsterdam, and Director of the Amsterdam Center for
'Reconciling the Financial Sector with
- Raghu Rau,
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge
Business School, and Director of the Cambridge Centre for
'Fintech/Alternative Finance - the Facts
and the Future'
Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, and
Director of the Stigler Center, at the University of Chicago Booth
School of Business:
address and Inaugural Ingo Walter
CEO of ING Group, Ralph Hamers, was present to accept the
first AIF Alumni Award, given in recognition of his contribution to
The Better Future of Finance.
During the Symposium, Brenda Childers also introduced AIF's new
Board and its members who were present.
Short presentations by Fintech start-up Otly!
and Maurits Groen of WakaWaka were also included, and special
recognition was given to Renee Scheltema for her film 'Normal is Over' and the use of its
trailer during the Opening of the Symposium.
Closing remarks were given by Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche
Bank, after which the attendees had the chance to exchange views
over some food and drinks. The networking drinks were sponsored by
Below is a small selection of photos taken at the Symposium;
more photos can be found on our Facebook page.
video of the Symposium here.