“My friend Steve Conley is a rare man indeed. Steve was one of the most senior and powerful bankers in the world. As well other senior positions he headed up Investment at
both HSBC and RBS. So why is Steve rare?
Cut Steve in half and you will find integrity and ethics running through his core. The same can not be said for most bankers. Steve was actually fired by that bastion of honesty RBS, prior to
their undoing, for pushing an 'ethical' policy. The irony of it!
Steve at heart is a caring maverick. His mission now, having left banking behind, is to radically change the financial services industry, to re-calibrate it, to make it more about 'people and
not just profit.
He has the ear of those at the top, both of banking and government. He is determined and passionate. This is a man who should not be underestimated. He will change things for the
I listened to Steve speak yesterday about how is now helping ordinary people to plan and live more fulfilling lives. It is clear to me his success is down to his enthusiasm, drive, and
commitment to his worthy cause. I am grateful to call Steve Conley a friend.”
Chris Stoner, September 2017