Edinburgh's key strengths in the financial services sector include its long history as a financial centre, its highly skilled workforce, and its strong regulatory environment. It is home to many major financial institutions, including Standard Life Aberdeen, and Scottish Widows, as well as a thriving fintech sector.
Edinburgh has also established itself as a leader in green finance and sustainable investing, with a growing number of financial firms and organisations focusing on environmental, social, and governance issues. The city's universities and business schools provide a steady stream of highly educated graduates in this field to help businesses grow and thrive.
Conferences coming up within the financial services sector to Edinburgh
- Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association Conference (PLSA), 6-8 June 2023, EICC
- Edinburgh Corporate Finance Conference, 31 May-1 June 2023, University of Edinburgh
- FinTech Summit 2023, 21 September 2023, Dynamic Earth