Central Banking Series: Paris — Session I

VIDEO May 7, 2022

Speaker / Author

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. Michael assesses macroeconomic developments around the world to help develop hedging strategies using futures markets in interest rates, currencies and industrial materials. He travels ... Read More

Leland R. Miller

Chief Executive Officer, China Beige Book International

Leland is the co-founder and CEO of China Beige Book. A noted authority on China’s economy and financial system, he is a frequent commentator on media outlets such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV, CNN, and FOX Business, and he has served as guest host of two of the financial world’s top morning news shows, CNBC Squawk Box and Bloomberg Surveillance. His work is featured regularly in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post and many others. Before co-founding China Beige Book in 2010, Leland was a capital markets attorney based out of New York and Hong Kong and worked on the ... Read More

Rémy Rioux

Chief Executive Officer - Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

An expert in economics and international financial institutions, Rémy Rioux has held high-level positions in a career devoted to development and Africa. After serving as chief of staff of the French Economy and Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici, he was appointed by Laurent Fabius Deputy General Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Development, and coordinated the finance agenda for the French presidency of COP21. In 2016, Rémy Rioux became CEO of Agence Française de Développement (AFD), a role whose mandate has expanded and its resources increased. He was reappointed by President Macron in 2019. In 2017, he also became ... Read More

Isabel Vansteenkiste

Director General for International and European Relations at the European Central Bank (ECB)

Isabel Vansteenkiste is Director General for International and European Relations at the European Central Bank (ECB). Isabel has worked at the ECB since 2002. Previously she held the position of Deputy Director General in the Directorate Monetary Policy and in the Directorate General Economics. In the latter Directorate General she was also senior advisor for the preparation of Governing Council meetings and Head of the Country Surveillance Division, which assesses euro area countries’ economic policies. As Deputy Director General Economics, she participated in European meetings (of the Eurogroup Working Group, the Economic and Finance Committee and the Eurogroup), and as ... Read More

Ellen Zentner

Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Ellen Zentner is Chief US Economist at Morgan Stanley, a Managing Director, and a member of its Research Diversity and Inclusion Council. She joined the firm in 2013 from Nomura Securities International. From 2003 to 2011, Ms. Zentner worked for Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ as its Senior US Economist. Before joining BTMU, she worked for five years in the Revenue Estimating Division at the Texas State Comptroller on a range of economic development and impact studies, including monitoring the fairness of the tax system in the state. Ellen currently serves on the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC), as well as ... Read More