|A Co-Founder of Metro Bank, Anthony Thomson is a leading figure in the financial world. Establishing the first high-street bank in over 150 years, metro Bank was set up on the principles of excellent customer service and convenience, with branches being open seven days a week, 361 days a year. A financial marketing guru, Anthony is an ideal finance speaker for any event looking to widen its knowledge of the processes involved in running an efficient and effective financial services outlet. Hugely knowledgeable and experienced, Anthony is one of the most popular authorities on the keynote speaker circuit.|
Starting his ownership of financial services outlets in 1987 by founding City Financial Marketing, Anthony led the frim as Group CEO to become the largest financial specialist communications group in Europe by the time of sale of the company, selling it to Publicis, the 4th Largest Agency Group. Anthony then founded the Financial Services Forum, an independent membership organisation for any executives interested in financial services marketing. Understanding the importance of network and marketing in many aspects of the corporate world, Anthony is a pre-eminent business speaker who can invigorate businesses to be more savvy with their finances and public reputation.
Leaving Metro Bank in 2012, Anthony has set out to create a new online-only bank, Atom bank, with former-First Direct chief Mark Mullen. With high street bank users falling, Thomson believes the future is in digital banking, with Atom bank leading the way into the future of financial services.
Appearing in prestigious business rankings including the Evening Standard’s ‘1000 Most Influential Londoners’, Anthony is a leading authority in the future of banking and makes for a compelling finance speaker for events and business conferences.