Central Banking Series: Paris 2016 – Session III: Response Panel

VIDEO March 24, 2016

Speaker / Author

Manuel Balmaseda

Chief Economist, CEMEX

Manuel Balmaseda is the Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. He has also taught at the IESE Business School in Madrid, the EOI (School of Industrial Organization) in Madrid and the Helsinki School of Economics. He collaborates with the IMF, the EU Commission, the OECD, the Secretaría General Sudamericana and other private organizations on topics related to the economics perspectives and policy ... Read More

José Maria Brandão de Brito

Chief Economist, Millenniumbcp

José Maria Brandão de Brito, Ph.D, has previously worked as an economist at the Monetary Authority of Macau and the Bank of Portugal. Currently he works at Millenniumbcp, the biggest Portuguese private banking group, as the institution’s chief economist after having held the position of head of financial markets research. He has published several papers in international refereed academic journals and op-eds in the Portuguese and international press, including the Financial Times and the Handelsblatt. ... Read More

Gregorio De Felice

Head of Research and Chief Economist, Intesa Sanpaolo.

Head of Research and Chief Economist, Intesa Sanpaolo. President of the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists (ICCBE) since July 2015. Graduate in Economic and Social Sciences at Luigi Bocconi University, Milan. After spending a short period as a teaching assistant, he joined the Banca Commerciale Italiana (BCI) Research Department in 1983 and became Head of Research in 1995. From 1994 to 1999, lecturer in Monetary Economics at Bocconi University. From 2007 to 2010, Chairman of AIAF, the Italian Association of Financial Analysts. He holds offices at the Italian Bankers’ Association (ABI) and the European Banking Federation (EBF). He is a member of the Board of ... Read More

John Silvia, Ph.D.

CEO, Dynamic Economic Strategy

John Silvia is enjoying the process of launching his firm, John E. Silvia, Dynamic Economic Strategy. John recently retired from his position as Managing Director and Chief Economist for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he held that position since he joined Wachovia in 2002 as the company's Chief Economist, this new launch will permit John to open his schedule for additional Speaking opportunities and Board positions while indulging in his passion for travel. Prior to Wells Fargo, John worked on Capitol Hill as a senior economist for the U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and as Chief Economist of Senate Banking, ... Read More