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GIC Abroad: Helsinki, Finland “Capital Markets in the Post Crisis Environment” Part V

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2011 - Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Smolna Rooms (Government Banquet Hall),, Eteläesplanadi 6, Helsinki, Finland

About The Event

Event Detail

GIC Abroad: Helsinki, Finland “Capital Markets in the Post Crisis Environment” Part V

We are delighted to partner with the Bank of Finland for a full day program and private roundtable discussion on Post-Crises and the world’s Central Banks. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of Bank of Finland, Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Executive Board and Governor of the Bank of Sweden Charles Plosser, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Pekka Sutela, Principal Adviser , Monetary Policy and Research, Bank of Finland , Timo Tyrvainen, Chief Economist of Aktia Bank, David Kotok, Program Chair of GIC and CIO of Cumberland Advisors, Scott MacDonald, Head of Credit and Economic Research, Aladdin Capital Holdings and Kathleen Stephansen, Managing Director, Head of Economic Strategy, AIG Asset Management are among the confirmed speakers. Delegates will enjoy a scenic boat ride to a seaside villa for a welcome dinner hosted by the Bank of Finland.

Event Location

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2011 - Wednesday, June 8, 2011 City: Helsinki Smolna Rooms (Government Banquet Hall), Download iCal

Speakers

Cecilia Hermansson

Cecilia Hermansson

Cecilia Hermansson is Chief Economist at Swedbank, and has been with the bank since 1999. Before that she held a position as director in Sweden’s Ministry of Finance. She started her career after graduating from Stockholm School of Economics with international assignments, joining the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida. She worked in Nairobi 1992-95 […]

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Håkan Berg

Håkan Berg

Mr. Berg is the group chief risk officer at CRO. He holds a Master of Science in law. From 2009 to 2011 he served as head of Baltic Banking for Swedbank. From 2003 to 2009 he was head of internal audit at Swedbank. From 2001 to 2003 he was head of retail business area at FöreningsSparbanken, where […]

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Seppo Honkapohja

Seppo Honkapohja

Seppo Honkapohja, D.Soc.Sc., has been a member of the board of the Bank of Finland since 1 January 2008, with responsibility for research, investment of financial assets and the administration function. Dr Honkapohja joined the Bank of Finland from the academic world. He was professor of international macroeconomics at the University of Cambridge in 2004–2007. […]

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Kathleen Stephansen

Kathleen Stephansen

GIC Chair Emeritus, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair Emeritus, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research. Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Economic Research, and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation’s co-head of Fixed Income economic research and Chief International Economist.

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Scott MacDonald, Ph.D.

Scott MacDonald, Ph.D.

Dr. MacDonald had served as the chief economist and director at KWR International, consulting for the Korean and Japanese governments and private sector investors prior to joining Aladdin. Previously he was director of sovereign research at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ). Before joining DLJ Dr. MacDonald was the sovereign analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston […]

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Pekka Sutela

Pekka Sutela

Pekka Sutela is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Endowment’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the economies of Eurasia, especially Russia. Sutela is also the principal adviser for monetary policy and research at the Bank of Finland. Prior to joining the Bank of Finland in 1990, he was senior researcher […]

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Stefan Ingves, Ph.D.

Stefan Ingves, Ph.D.

Governor, Sveriges Riksbank

Stefan Ingves was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board and Governor of the Riksbank on 1 January 2006 for a term of six years. Mr. Ingves is also a member of the ECB General Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). He is Sweden’s governor in the International Monetary Fund.

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Erkki Liikanen

Erkki Liikanen

Erikki Liikanen holds a master’s degree in political science (economics) from the University of Helsinki in 1975. He is currently governor of the Bank of Finland. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, governor of the International Monetary Fund for Finland, and president of the Finnish Red Cross. […]

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Michael Drury

Michael Drury

Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments

Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms. Michael began his career in New York in 1982 as senior economist at A. Gary Shilling and Company. He received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Christian Noyer

Christian Noyer

Former Governor, Banque de France

Christian Noyer was born in 1950 near Paris. After obtaining a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), he received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po”). He then joined the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), of which he is a graduate. He entered the French Treasury in 1976, and spent […]

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Charles I. Plosser, Ph.D.

Charles I. Plosser, Ph.D.

Board Member, FINRA and Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Dr. Charles Plosser was president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, he participated on the Federal Reserve System's Federal Open Market Committee, which is responsible for conducting our nation's monetary policy. He currently serves on the FINRA Board of Governors.

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