Headline Speakers

Festival of Finance 2017 - Headline Speakers

It's the acts that bring any event to life, which is why we made it our priority from the start to source only the most insightful and inspirational speakers for the Festival of Financial Planning. Amongst the acts will be respected practitioners, subject specialists, senior policy makers, economists and politicians.

The full line up will be announced in late May along with the programme, but rest assured that, when coupled with the most relevant and topical subjects, you will be left in no doubt the implications and opportunities for you, your business and your clients.

Sir Vince Cable


Sir Vince Cable will offer his unique insights into Brexit and highlight the key implications for our sector and the wider economy.


Baroness Ros Altmann and Sir Steve Webb


Former Pension Ministers, Baroness Ros Altmann and Sir Steve Webb will dive under the bonnet of the next phase in the UK’s pensions revolution.


Justin Urquhart Stewart

Justin Urquhart Stewart will provide deep insights into how the realities of Brexit will impact our sector and your clients.

Paul Armson

Paul Armson – Author of ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Financial Planners’ will give insights on delivering a truly compelling client value proposition.


Richard Mullender

Richard Mullender – A former Lead Trainer at the National Hostage & Crisis Negotiation Unit at Scotland Yard, will share his experiences with you in a way that will surprise, entertain and challenge you in equal measure.


Royston Guest

Royston will be sharing his break through insights on why ALL businesses need to think like a day 1 business to not only survive but thrive.

Sir Clive Woodward


Sir Clive Woodward – As former Director of sport for Team GB and World Cup winning rugby coach, he knows a fair bit about helping businesses succeed too.


Festival Programme

Please note, all times and locations are subject to change. To build your own personal schedule using the Personal Planner tool, simply book onto the event, then visit your My Events and click ‘View event details’, or download the PFS Events app and view the Festival programme there. Please note that the planner tool is purely to help delegates plan their attendance - there is no requirement to add any session to your personal schedule in order to attend.