The discussion continues! Join us for The Transforming Finance conference, May 10th 2013.


Please find the videos and ppt slides from the Just Banking plenary sessions below.

To watch videos from parallel seminar sessions, click here.


Adam Posen

Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee

Keynote speech at the Just Banking opening plenary, Friday 19th April


Panel Discussion

With Adam Posen, Prof Richard Werner, Ann Pettifor, and Tony Greenham

Chaired by Merryn Somerset Webb



Josh Ryan Collins

Senior Researcher at the��New Economics Foundation and co-author of “Where does money come from?”

An overview of the banking system, and its influence on growth and financial instability

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Ben Dyson

Founder of Positive Money

What does the current banking system mean for debt, inequality, jobs, businesses, taxes and housing?

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Mary Mellor

Emeritus Professor at Northumbria University and author of ���The Future of Money: from financial crisis to pubic resource���

What does the current banking system mean for sustainability?

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Dr Katherine Trebeck

Research and Policy Advisor, Oxfam

What does the current banking system mean for the poorest, both in the UK and abroad: a look at financial exclusion and commodity price speculation.


Huw Davies

Head of Personal Banking at Triodos

How we can mobilise savers, overcome lethargy, and put funds to constructive use in an age of budget reductions.

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Prof Richard Werner

Director of the Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development, University of Southampton, author of “New Paradigm in Macroeconomics”

The case for localised banking [This will be updated soon to include the slides]

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Ann Pettifor

Director of Policy Research in Macro Economics, activist and author of “The Coming First World Debt Crisis”

Making finance the servant not the master of the people

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Steve Keen

Author of “Debunking Economics” and Professor of Economics & Finance at the University of Western Sydney

Why banks cause crises, and how to stop them

Power Point Slides

Q and A Session chaired by Ian Fraser


Panel Discussion

Where Next?

Jim Mather – Former SNP Minister
Patrick Harvie – Co-convener of the Scottish Green Party
Stephen Boyd – Assistant Secretary to the STUC
Kathy Galloway – Head of Christian Aid Scotland & Member of the Church of Scotland’s Commission on the Purposes of Economic Activity
Chris Hewett – Fellow of The Finance Innovation Lab and Associate at Green Alliance
Shelagh Young (Chair)

To watch videos from parallel sessions, click here.