Auto Captives Summit 2019

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Auto Captives Summit 2019

Thank you to all the attendees that helped make the January 2018 Auto Captives Summit such a success. We are currently planning the details for our next event so please check back soon.

You can register your interest now to be kept up to date with all the latest details as they are added.

Previous Speakers

Exclusive presentations, demonstrations and case studies from global industry experts

David Slider


White Clarke Group

Group Executive Vice President

Royce Curtin


Barclays Bank

Head of Global Intelligence

Toby Woolf



Big Data Automotive Leader

Irfon Watkins



Founder & CEO

David Betteley


Marknad Ltd


Andy Hinrichs




Toby Kernon



Founder & CEO

Graeme Banister



Managing Director

2018 Programme

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Registration & Networking Breakfast

11:00 - 11:15

Introduction: Auto Captives Summit - Think Bigger.

David Slider
Group Executive Vice President - White Clarke Group

David SliderDavid joined White Clarke Group in 2017 as Group Executive Vice President, responsible for building global client relationships, executing strategic acquisitions and partnerships, and solidifying the company’s global expansion into target markets including North America, Asia and South America.

David brings with him a 30+ year impressive track record in the global software market, with a specific concentration in the North American automotive finance sector. He earned his degree in Political Science and Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Texas.

11:15 - 11:50

Data Wars - How Barclays manage the threat from cyber attacks

Royce Curtin
Managing Director of Global Intelligence - Barclays

Royce CurtinRoyce has more than 27 years of extensive leadership experience with the FBI and U.S. military, focused on crisis management, strategic intelligence, national security, and special operations. Intrinsic ability to build diverse, high-performance teams and consistently deliver exceptional results in complex, dynamic, business and global environments. Superior communicator and skilled problem solver focused on maximizing workforce talent to ensure results-oriented compliance and efficiency, while leveraging extensive government, international, military, and private sector networks to deliver high-impact, creative, innovative customer and business performance solutions. Active Top Secret clearance.

11:50 - 12:25

Using data to transform your auto finance business

Toby Woolfe
Big Data Automotive Leader - IBM

Toby WoolfeToby’s focus within the IBM Information Agenda team is on addressing strategic industry business issues where the combined assets of IBM Information Management, Business Analytics, Content Management and Consulting, across the product range are combined to create complete solutions.

12:25 - 13:00

Making data pay: How the world's first mobility cryptocurrency is enabling auto finance innovation

Irfon Watkins
Founder & CEO - DOVU

Irfon WatkinsIrfon is the CEO and Founder of DOVU, the world’s first mobility cryptocurrency. DOVU is transforming global monetisation of data in the transport sector. Through facilitating revenue models on the DOVU blockchain, simplifying access to transport data, and accelerating the integration of multiple data points via APIs, DOVU will accelerate innovation.

13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 14:40

Impact of digitalisation on auto finance

David Betteley
Director - Marknad Ltd

David BetteleyDavid has held a long career within the automotive financial services industry with senior positions at: Vauxhall Finance, Toyota Financial Services and Jaguar Land Rover. David took early retirement in July 2017 and now works as an independent consultant for Genpact Ltd. and other companies.

14:40 - 15:20

CASE STUDY: The AutoGravity Revolution - How US car buyers are finding finance on their smartphones

Andy Hinrichs
CEO - AutoGravity

Andy HinrichsAndy is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AutoGravity and a member of its Board of Directors. An accomplished entrepreneur and seasoned executive, Andy is the visionary behind AutoGravity, building a diverse team of innovators to digitally reinvent car financing for millions of car buyers.

Throughout his 20-year financial services career in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Andy has started businesses and led digital initiatives on a global scale. Prior to founding AutoGravity, Andy had profit and loss responsibilities for various Daimler Financial Services markets in Asia, where he tripled the volume of assets under management. Previously, Andy served as Vice President of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree from Pforzheim University in Germany and an MBA from the University of Louisville.

15:20 - 15:55

Tea Break

15:55 - 16:30

CASE STUDY: Cars-as-a-Service - Next generation mobility for millennials

Toby Kernon
Founder & CEO - Wagonex

Toby KernonToby is the founder and CEO of ‘car subscription’ service Wagonex. Prior to starting up Wagonex, Toby worked in finance where he ran his own business for 12 years. Toby is also the Venture Partner at (a business that specialises in building cost-effective minimum viable products), Business Mentor at Mass Challenge (one of the largest accelerators in London that currently has c.90 startups across several industries), and angel investor focusing on high growth technology.

16:30 - 17:05

Panel Session

Graeme Banister
Managing Director - GB:Consulting

Graeme BanisterHaving been involved for much of his career in educating and delivering the benefits of vehicle usage over ownership, Graeme has also taken the time to understand the growing appetite for more flexible vehicle solutions and beyond this into new mobility (Mobility-as-a-Service) solutions where opportunities exist in B2C and B2B environments.

17:05 - 17:30

Summary & Conclusion

17:30 - 19:30

Drinks & Canapés


The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY


A great event to learn more about future development topics and challenges on auto finance business. Also a unique opportunity to exchange with other White Clarke Group customers.
Networking was easy as everyone was relaxed and the event was very much focused around idea sharing rather than selling.
Great opportunity to get in touch with White Clarke Group and other customers of their products. Hot topic “Digitalization” presented very well by guest speakers based on real live examples. Highly recommendable.
A well organised and attended event. The subject matter integrated well into the speakers for the IAFN conference on the following day. Thanks White Clarke Group for inviting me.
The usual high standards that are synonymous with White Clarke Group - with a depth and diversity of subject matter that was both thought provoking and action inspiring!


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Join senior executives from major auto finance captives from around the globe

  • BMW Financial Services logo
  • Daimler Financial Services logo
  • FCA logo
  • Ford Credit logo
  • Free2Move logo
  • GM Financial logo
  • Honda Finance logo
  • Hyundai Capital logo
  • Jaguar Land Rover logo
  • Mazda Financial Services logo
  • MercedesBenz Financial Services logo
  • Opel Vauxhall Finance logo
  • PSA Finance logo
  • RCI Financial Services logo
  • Tesla Motors logo
  • Toyota Financial Services logo
  • Volkswagen Financial Services logo
  • Volvo Financial Services logo

Location and Venue

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Additional details

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