The Annual Defaqto Adviser Conference November 2024

Coventry Rd, Solihull, B92 0EJ

26 November 2024

The Annual Defaqto Adviser Conference November 2024

The Annual Defaqto Adviser Conference November 2024

  • 26 Nov 2024

    The National Conference Centre

    Coventry Rd, Solihull, B92 0EJ

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Running for over 15 years, the Defaqto conference is an event not to be missed. Every year we welcome over 200 delegates from across the general insurance, banking, life and protection, funds and DFM industries. 

This year’s event will be even bigger and better than ever before as we are introducing an exciting new format including keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and panel discussions. 

The Agenda includes a keynote from the FCA, who will also be joining us as a guest for the entire event, so you will have the opportunity to both hear and network with the regulator on the day.

There is no fee to participate and the event is CPD accredited. 

The full day event, hosted by Defaqto and in collaboration with Owen James Events offers a fantastic day full of insights, learnings and great networking opportunities.

Hear from industry and Defaqto experts who will be shining a light on the future of finance looking at the latest industry trends and diving into the current issues and developments in the world of finance. As well as specialist sessions looking at our 2024 Star Ratings.

The benefits of participating:

  • Unparalleled networking with your community
  • Inspiring keynote speakers 
  • Engaging and informative panel sessions

We’re very excited to announce that Nick Hulme, Head of Department, Advisers Wealth and Pensions/Consumer Investments, Financial Conduct Authority will be one of the keynote speakers, and covering, emerging risks and working together to ensure the right consumer outcomes.


The day will be chaired by John Milliken, CEO at Defaqto and you will also hear from from other Defaqto representatives and industry experts.

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  • Nick Hulme

    Nick Hulme

    Head of Department, Financial Conduct Authority

    Nick joined the FCA in 2019 after a decade in financial stability and prudential supervision roles at the FSA, Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority. He has also worked in private office for two Ministers of State at HM Treasury. Prior to this role in Consumer Investments, he worked in the FCA’s Financial Resilience Department. He holds an MBA Dip from Said Business School, Oxford University and BA Hons in Financial Management and Italian from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a publicly elected volunteer Governor of East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and previously a Treasurer Trustee at two sports charities.


The National Conference Centre, Coventry Rd, Solihull, B92 0EJ