FIRE UK: Welcome Back Summit

23rd & 24th September 2021 Syon Park, London, UK 

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It has been a long 18 months for all so welcome back! Join us at the FIRE community's first in-person event.

Relight your FIRE this September:

Re-connect with your network and meet contacts both old and new. Featuring Dan McCrum of Wirecard fame, a mix of in-depth content and much needed networking activities, do not miss the chance to interact in person without a zoom mute button in sight.

FIRE Starters Half Day

Designed for the rising stars of the industry, it will mix content with networking in a refreshing new format.

End the morning with an Escape Room style activity testing and challenging attendees to crack the case

Keynote afternoon

Our unique keynote plenary afternoon will feature
industry heavy weights and insights from:

  • Dan McCrum, the investigative journalist on Wirecard


FIRE Workshops 

Benefit from focused and indepth sessions in smaller groups where you can learn and network at the same time.

Choose from a number of workshops throughout the morning which will be led by a multitude of experts 



Dan McCrum
FT, Wire Card Investigative Journalist

Live and in person! Hear direct from Dan McCrum on the inside story of Wirecard

From the outset of his initial investigation to the global breaking of the shattering story. 

Originally slated to speak at FIRE International in Villamoura, multi-award-winning investigative journalist Dan McCrum will join us in actual person, at Syon Park. His work for the Financial Times has helped expose accounting problems and fraud at several listed companies, most recently Wirecard.

His previous work at the FT includes helping to expose accounting problems at; The world's largest listed law firm which pretended to be a technology company; A software group which had pretend customers; An Australian listed law firm which pretended it was good at buying other ones; and a Greek based international jewellery company where $1bn of sales just vanished.

Advisory Board

Colin Diss
Colin Diss Partner
Grant Thornton
Anastasia Konstantinova
Anastasia Konstantinova Counsel
Rybalkin Gortsunyan Partners (Russia)
James Popperwell
James Popperwell Partner
Kristina Kicks
Kristina Kicks Managing Director
Interpath Advisory
Rebecca Hume
Rebecca Hume Partner
Rick Brown
Rick Brown Partner

Expert speaking faculty also includes:

Alex Jay
Alex Jay Partner
Blair Leahy QC
Blair Leahy QC Barrister
Twenty Essex
Sue Thackeray
Sue Thackeray Partner
Kingsley Napley
Stewart Hey
Stewart Hey Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Nicola Boulton
Nicola Boulton Partner
PCB Byrne (UK)
Stephane Bonifassi
Stephane Bonifassi Lawyer
Bonifassi Avocats
Emma Ruane
Emma Ruane Partner
Peters & Peters
Richard Healey
Richard Healey Partner
Sarah Murray
Sarah Murray Partner
Stevens & Bolton
Yves Klein
Yves Klein Partner
Monfrini Bitton Klein (Switzerland)
Caroline Greenwell
Caroline Greenwell Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Dan Wyatt
Dan Wyatt Partner

Event Partners

Lead Partner
Drinks Partner
Lunch Partner
Networking Partner

Contact Us


For speakers enquiries please contact Paul Barford on +44 2071 014155 or email


For partnerships enquiries please contact Chris on +44 2071 014151 or email


For general enquiries please contact Danushka on +44 2071 014191 or email


For marketing enquiries please contact Yelda on +44 2071 014191 or email