Institutes – Sponsors

Founding Sponsor:

ADGM Academy is breaking new ground in professional training and education for the financial sector across the MENA region. Founded by Abu Dhabi Global Market in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, ADGM Academy is composed of eight Schools including the School of Banking and Finance, launched with the support of the London Institute of Banking and Finance. Delegates can benefit from specialist training at any level across a wide number of associated disciplines, with many taking the Institute’s internationally recognised professional qualifications. Complementary to these services, ADGM Academy’s School of Digital and FinTech is helping executives, managers and young professionals embrace the digital future. ADGM Academy works with highly regarded individuals and entrepreneurs to deliver programmes that overturn conventional ways of working and help delegates to return to their organisations ready for the digital future. ADGM Academy School of Sustainable Finance has been launched to provide professional education in Sustainable Finance. ADGM Academy, in association with the London Institute of Banking & Finance, will soon announce an exciting range of programmes in this fast-evolving area. The comprehensive and high-quality nature of ADGM Academy’s programmes, combined with the hospitable nature of the UAE capital, makes it the ideal place to nurture talent at every level. The Academy team looks forward to providing WCBI delegates with a proposal tailored to meet their needs.

Bronze Sponsor:

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in four units: Consulting, Solutions, Business Services, and Ventures. Consulting covers the advisory business; Solutions provides the tools for successful digital transformation, advanced analytics and regulatory requirements; Business Services provides managed services beyond SaaS; Ventures drives the financing and development of start-ups. BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 75 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.

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DueDil is a predictive company intelligence platform building the world’s most complete source of information on companies and the people behind them. It uses proprietary matching technology to link billions of company data points from authoritative sources, providing unique insight through its Business Information Graph. DueDil’s powerful API and web platform provide its clients with the data and tools to target, assess and on-board SMEs at scale. In the last three years, DueDil has expanded its client base to more than 400 clients across the Financial Services, FinTech, InsureTech and Technology sectors, including notable brands such as Hokodo, Transferwise and Growth Street.

Synack, the most trusted crowdsourced security platform, delivers comprehensive and continuous penetration testing with actionable results.The company combines the world’s most skilled and trusted ethical hackers with AI-enabled technology to create a scalable, effective security solution. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with regional offices around the world, Synack protects leading global banks, federal agencies, DoD classified assets, and close to $1 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue. Synack was founded in 2013 by former NSA security experts Jay Kaplan, CEO, and Dr. Mark Kuhr, CTO. For more information, please visit

Drinks Reception Sponsor (Day One)

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. We create confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with our commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs. To find out more about our products and services please visit

Lunch Sponsor (Day One)

City and Financial Global is an Approved Provider for GARP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits.  Attending this program qualifies for 6.5 GARP CPD credit hours. If you are a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) or Energy Risk Professional (ERP®), please record this activity in your Credit Tracker.