ICAS Insights: The Future of Scotland's Finance Sector

29 November 2016
8am for 8.30am, concluding by 9.30am

Select ticket type

This event will examine the current state of Scotland’s Financial Sector and its prospects for the future.

How has this sector responded and changed following the Global financial crisis and what lies ahead now that the UK has voted for Brexit?

At this ICAS Insights Breakfast series this event will offer you the chance to hear from leading figures in the financial sector and have your say on the big issues affecting this sector.

Full speaker list

Jim Pettigrew

Jim Pettigrew

Chairman, Clydesdale Bank plc

Jim Pettigrew was the Chief Financial Officer for the world's largest money and derivatives broker ICAP PLC before joining Ashmore Group PLC as Chief Operating Officer. He then became Chief Executive of CMC Markets PLC. Jim is currently Chairman of Edinburgh Investment Trust plc, Chairman of Clydesdale Bank plc, Deputy Chairman of Royal Bank of Canada Europe and Chairman of Audit Committee at Aberdeen Asset Management plc. He is Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Crest Nicholson.

Merryn Somerset Webb

Merryn Somerset Webb

Editor-in-Chief, MoneyWeek

Merryn Somerset Webb is Editor-in-Chief of MoneyWeek and a respected commentator on economics, financial markets and personal finance.

Merryn was a senior scholar at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where she gained a first class degree in History and Economics. She then became a Daiwa scholar and spent a year studying Japanese at London University.

In 1992 Merryn moved to Japan to produce business programmes for NHK, Japan’s public TV station. In 1993, she became an institutional broker for SBC Warburg, where she stayed for 5 years. Returning to the UK in 1998, Merryn became a financial writer for The Week. Two years later, MoneyWeek was launched and Merryn took the job of editor; Moneyweek is currently the best-selling financial magazine in the UK

She is a regular TV/radio commentator and speaker on financial matters and contributes to publications from the Spectator and Prospect to Woman & Home and Libertine (a magazine for the thoughtful woman). Merryn is also the author of a sharp and witty women’s guide to personal finance: “Love is Not Enough: The Smart Woman’s Guide to Making (and Keeping) Money” (2007).

View full event details


The George Hotel, 19-21 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PB


Member Engagement Team
Email: memberengagement@icas.com


  • Area committees
  • Scotland
  • Topical events

Previous Page