GIC announces Former heads of the Bank of Israel and the Czech National Bank as College of Central Bankers Fellows and a new Advisory Board Member
April 1, 2022
The Global Interdependence Center is delighted to announce the induction of two new Fellows into its College of Central Bankers. The newly inducted Fellows are:
Dr. Frenkel is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Group of Thirty (G30) which is a private, nonprofit, Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs. Mr. Tůma is currently the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the ČSOB group and worked in the last decade as the Partner responsible for financial services in KPMG Czech Republic.
Dr. Frenkel and Mr. Tůma join existing Fellows of the College of Central Bankers:
Zeti Aziz, Ph.D., Former Governor of the Bank Negara Malaysia; David (Danny) Blanchflower, Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England; Jose De Gregorio, Former President of the Central Bank of Chile; Roger Ferguson, former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System; José Manuel González Páramo, Former Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank; Patrick Honohan, Former Governor of Central Bank of Ireland; Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Mustapha K. Nabli, Ph.D., Former Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia; Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor, Banque de France; Athanasios Orphanides, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus; Charles Plosser, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; William Poole, Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Alfonso Prat-Gay, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina; Anthony Santomero, Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Masaaki Shirakawa, Former Governor of the Bank of Japan; DeLisle Worrell, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados; and Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, former Board member of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland.
In addition to its newest Fellows, the College of Central Bankers is also honored to announce its newest Advisory Board Member, David E. Altig, Ph.D. Dr. Altig is the Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. When asked about his new role within the College of Central Bankers, Dr. Altig said, “I’m delighted to deepen my involvement with the Global Interdependence Center by joining the College of Central Bankers Advisory Board and I look forward to participating in the College of Central Bankers’ important initiatives.”
Peter A. Gold, GIC Board Vice-Chair and Chair of the College of Central Bankers, commented on the most recent inductees: “We are honored to welcome Dr. Frenkel, Mr. Tůma, and Dr. Altig to the College’s unique group of Fellows and Advisory Board members. Their expertise will bring tremendous value to our work.”
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About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at www.interdependence.org.
About the College of Central Bankers: The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers initiative provides a platform for former leaders of the world’s central banks and similar institutions to share their unique combination of hands-on experience and continued thought leadership on important global issues facing economies and effecting the quality of life. GIC enjoys a long and trusted rapport with current and former leaders of central banks both in the US and across the globe. Through their participation in our events, the GIC offers a distinguished, neutral platform for thought leadership on important macroeconomic and socially important topics – many in central banking and monetary policy.Download