Temenos Regional Forum 2022: Sydney

The Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House | 18th August 2022 

9:30am – 4:20pm

The Temenos Regional Forum 2022: Sydney is a full-day event that gathered more than 70 of Australia’s top banking professionals, C-level executives and industry thought leaders to discuss the future of banking, recent trends in the market, and what makes Temenos everyone’s banking platform. 

On the back of a highly successful TCF 2022 event in London, we have brought the best bits of it to Sydney. 


09:30 – 09:35 am

Opening address:
Craig Bennett, Managing Director APAC, Temenos

09:35 – 10:05 am

Rod Finch, Head of Transformation, Bank of Queensland

10:05 – 10:20 am

Banking is moving beyond borders and boundaries. And through our open platform for composable banking, big opportunities are emerging. Hear the vision behind Everyone’s Banking Platform in this keynote address.

Jean-Paul Mergeai, President, EMEA-APAC, Temenos

10:20 – 10:40 am

Simon Archer, Country Lead, New Zealand, Temenos

10:40 – 11:00 am

In the new normal, customers and competitors move fast. Can you innovate in hours and deliver value in days? See how Temenos open platform for composable banking provides the agility to get you there with rich services, proven scalability, and a vibrant fintech ecosystem.

Zannettos Zannettou, Principal Business Solution Consultant, Temenos

11:30 – 11:50 am

Zannettos Zannettou, Principal Business Solution Consultant, Temenos

Duncan Taylor, GM Financial Services​, Microsoft
Vishy Chavali​, Vice President, Tech Mahindra
Jye Tucker​, Regional SaaS Delivery Director, APAC​, Temenos

11:50 – 12:10 pm

Hear insights into what the Australian Model Bank is and how it fits into the rest of the Temenos Banking Capabilities. We will also reveal some of the improvements we are making to the Australian Model Bank.

Iris Reynisdottir, Director CMB International, Temenos

12:10 – 12:40 pm

Frictional-less customer centric journeys in the new open data world of integration.

Rohini Goyal, Head of Digital Solutions, APAC, Temenos

Alex Twigg, Non-Executive Board Member, Alex Bank
Brian Pereira, Chief Digital and Operations Officer, Police Bank
Christopher Rodrigues, Transformation Manager, Qudos Bank

1:40 – 2:00 pm

Donato Rufo, Head of Customer Success, Pacific, Temenos

Andy Coussens, Head of Insurance, RACQ Group
Luke Causevic, Digital Development Manager, RACQ Group

2:00 – 2:20 pm

Temenos commissioned research on the digital onboarding processes for 58 Customer Owned banks in Australia.

Chris Wooldridge, Global Go-to-market, Temenos Journey Manager, Temenos

2:20 – 2:40 pm

See how to securely verify your customers during the origination and onboarding journey, register the customer for secure passwordless authentication across all channels, and increase customer engagement with secure transaction and digital signing.

Paul Anderson, Vice President Business Development & Global Relationship, Uniken

2:40 – 3:00 pm

Digital initiatives need a solid business case. Discover how banks have benchmarked business value against industry peers with Temenos, to understand their potential and then deliver impactful, measurable transformation.

Max Relph, Business Development Manager, Temenos

Greg McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Police Bank

3:30 – 3:50 pm

The basic business of banking has always been the same but we continue to innovate around the distribution model and are pushing bank technology stacks to support this innovation. So, what does your bank see as the change you need to make and how are you doing it?

Nick Edwards, Deputy Regional Director, APAC, and General Manager, ASEAN, Temenos

Alex Twigg​, Non-Executive Board Member​, Alex Bank
Greg McKenna​, Chief Executive Officer​, Police Bank​
Christopher Sozou​, GM Digital Transformation & Partnerships​, Virgin Money Australia

3:50 – 4:20 pm

The panel will discuss the current trends of wealth management, and the challenges currently being faced by all wealth providers in Australia and the possible solutions needed to help to close the increasingly widening Australian advice gap.

Eric Mellor, Wealth Management Specialist, APAC-MEA, Temenos

Darren Stevens, Chief Product and Business Officer, HUB24
Nathan Robinson, Partner, Compliance and Conduct Risk​, KPMG Australia
Ben Marshan​, Head of Policy, Strategy and Innovation, Financial Planning Association (FPA)​


The Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House (Getting there)

Theme: Everyone’s Banking Platform 

Banking doesn’t just have to happen in a bank anymore, it can happen anywhere. Open and collaborative business models like BaaS are transforming banking. Life is coming to banking, and banking is coming to life. 

The future of banking has no borders or boundaries, and with our open, cloud-native platform, will create endless opportunities, for everyone. 

And after two years of remote working, you can finally meet our team, our partners and fintech all-stars to see for yourself innovation in action. Network with your peers and have those key conversations that no amount of Zoom calls can replicate. 

Discover how our Temenos ecosystem can help you engage customers, grow market share, and scale your operations. 

This is Everyone’s Banking Platform.