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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Outlook & Perspectives

VIDEO October 8, 2022

Speaker / Author

Jim Cunha

Senior Vice President, Treasury And Financial Services Group, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Jim Cunha is senior vice president of the Treasury and Financial Services Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. His group’s responsibilities include cash processing, payments/mobile strategies, and wholesale payment operations. The group is also responsible for a payment business for the U.S. Treasury’s Stored Value Card. Cunha is leading the Boston Fed’s applied research into distributed ledger technologies in financial services and studies digital currencies. He is also part of the leadership team for the Federal Reserve’s secure payment efforts. Cunha has worked at the Boston Fed since 1984, and before that, he worked at Fleet National Bank. ... Read More

Adrian Docherty

Head of Bank Advisory, BNP Paribas, IACPM

Adrian Dochertyleads the Bank Advisory team at BNP Paribas, which provides key relationship bank clients with technical sector expertise and help on strategic financial issues relating to balance sheet management and efficiency. In practice, this means advising on capital raising alternatives, risk management and transfer frameworks, regulatory developments (especially Basel III and IV), accounting changes (especially IFRS 9/CECL), funding/liquidity strategies, credit portfolio management, solvency creation/optimisation structures and innovative ways of financing growth. In recent years, the issue of “disruption and obsolescence” (ie. new banking business models) has increasingly been featured; so now too are strategies around Brexit. Adrian has 27 ... Read More

Glenn Goucher

Executive Advisor, Tetra Trust Company

Glenn spent almost two decades as part of the Canadian financial market infrastructure community, including most recently acting as President of both CDS and CDCC, which are responsible for the clearing, settlement and depository functions for the Canadian security, listed derivative and repo markets. In this time he helped shape industry responses to digitization, risk reduction, and technology evolution and sat at the intersection of policy and commercial interests in the capital markets.  Prior to this, Glenn held business development and management roles with a major Canadian bank, and a public pension fund.  Glenn is currently an Executive advisor and investor ... Read More

Kathleen Stephansen

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

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair Emerita, 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. Kathleen serves on the board of the Global Interdependence Center (GIC) as the Chair Emerita. She is ... Read More