Ryan Hayward

Head of Strategic Investments for Europe and Asia, Barclays


Ryan heads up Strategic Investments across Europe and Asia at Barclays. Based in London, he is responsible for originating, executing and portfolio managing all strategic principal equity investments made by Barclays across these regions.

Ryan joined Barclays in 2011 as an M&A advisor in the investment bank, covering UK and European corporates and private equity companies. In 2013 he joined the Barclays Strategy and Corporate Development team, where he acted as a principal in originating and executing M&A transactions on behalf of the Barclays Group.

Ryan holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.


The Great Escape From a Banking Legacy


As the banking sector becomes disrupted by new players and conventional business models are challenged, how can banks can move on from legacies (system, infrastructure, corporate culture) and create a new business proposition The panel will discuss open innovation, collaboration with start-ups, open API and banking as a platform and how the banking sector can become fun and exciting as negative news such as AI replacing workforce, banks losing popularity from new graduates as an employer tend to persist in Japan.




2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 7F Main Hall


September 06, 2019 at 10:00AM - 11:00AM

The future of Fintech and Banking: 10 years from now