Understanding The Defining Issues Of Our Times

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INTRODUCTION TO THE GREENWICH ECONOMIC FORUM

GEF 2020 FIRESIDE CHAT SESSION: THE NEW WORLD ORDER

  • Moderator: Rachana Shanbogue, finance editor, The Economist.
  • Ray Dalio, founder, Co-CIO & Co-Chairman, Bridgewater Associates.

GEF 2020 FIRESIDE CHAT SESSION: THE POST-ELECTION ECONOMY

  • Moderator: Rachana Shanbogue, finance editor, The Economist.
  • Jack Lew, former secretary of the treasury, United States.

GEF 2020 PANEL: THE POST-ELECTION ECONOMY

It’s an election year like no other, and global markets have been anticipating the results of the US election for months. In this panel taking place days after the election results, we will discuss the economic outlook post-election, and look at some of the potential impacts of the result on global markets and international trade.

  • Moderator: Henry Curr, Economics Editor
  • Jay Bryson, chief economist, Wells Fargo
  • Catherine Mann, global chief economist, Citi
  • Mick Mulvaney, former White House Chief of Staff

GEF 2020 PANEL: CORONAVIRUS ACROSS THE WORLD

Governments and central banks have moved mountains to provide unprecedented support to businesses and ordinary citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. Why was this response so necessary, and what is the outlook for the coming months and years? In this panel, we hear from global central bankers and governments on their work in recent months, and what the future holds.

  • Moderator: Henry Curr, economics editor, The Economist
  • Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Nigeria
  • Dilhan Pillay, chief executive, Temasek
  • Roberto Campos Neto, governor, Central Bank of Brazil

SPOTLIGHT: WOMEN’S FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR GROWTH

 

  • Moderator: Avantika Chilkoti, international correspondent, The Economist
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and Chief Executive Officer, Women’s World Banking

SPOTLIGHT: SUSTAINABLE INVESTING AND ESG

 

  • Moderator: Miranda Johnson, deputy executive director, The Economist
  • Afsaneh Beschloss, RockCreek Group

GEF 2020 SPOTLIGHT: INCLUSION AS A GLOBAL INVESTMENT IMPERATIVE

In this session, we will explore how to achieve this goal, by bringing together a group of social capitalist, influencers of culture in entertainment, and business-building platforms that share this vision. Indeed, could Inclusion become the next big global investment imperative?

 

  • Moderator: Dr. Indranil Ghosh, chief executive officer, Tiger Hill Capital
  • Melissa Bradley, co-founder, Ureeka  
  • Marcus Hunter, Scott Waugh Endowed Chair in the Division of the Social Sciences, associate professor in sociology, and chair of the department of African American Studies
  • JaNay Nazaire, chief strategy officer, Living Cities
  • Willie “Prophet” Stiggers, chief executive officer, 50/50 Music Group

GEF 2020 FIRESIDE CHAT SESSION: CHINA’S OPENING UP: RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

How can the world’s second largest economy achieve sustainable growth in the next decade, and continue the opening up that has characterised the past few years? How can global investors navigate between the de-coupling rhetorics and increasing global capital inflows into Chinese stock and bond markets?

 

  • Moderator: Simon Cox, emerging markets director, The Economist
  • Thomas Fang, head of China Global Markets, UBS

GEF 2020 PANEL: A NEW DYNAMIC: OPPORTUNITIES BETWEEN CHINA AND THE WEST

China’s new place in the world economy has created new opportunities for investment across the world, despite the tailwinds that 2020 has brought. What is the outlook for relations between the West and China, and how will this translate into the investment landscape?

 

  • Moderator: Simon Cox, emerging markets editor, The Economist
  • Kevin Rideout, managing director, Hong Kong Exchange
  • Eric Robertsen, global head of research, Standard Chartered
  • Patrick Springer, managing director, Huatai Securities (USA)
  • Chenxi Zhai, chairman, Tianfeng Securities

 

 


GEF 2020 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DAVID RUBENSTEIN

GEF 2020 PANEL: INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: LEADERS AND LAGGARDS

2020 has been a tough year for the world economy, but some sectors have fared better than others. While staying at home bruised our retail and tourism sectors, home-working has seen technology stocks rise to unprecedented highs. In this session, we hear from business leaders and investors about a variety of industries – and what the future holds as we emerge into the “new normal.”

  • Orlando Bravo, co-founder, managing partner, Thoma Bravo
  • Kipp de Veer, head of credit group, Ares Management
  • Robin Hayes, chief executive officer, JetBlue

GEF 2020 PANEL: VIEW FROM THE DEALMAKERS: PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL OUTLOOK

In this panel, we ask a number of dealmakers about trends in private equity and venture capital investing. What are some of the key trends to look out for as we look to 2021 and beyond?

  • Moderator: Alice Fulwood, US Finance Correspondent
  • Steve Case, founder, Revolution
  • Jill Granoff, chief executive officer, Eurazeo Brands

GEF 2020 FIRESIDE CHAT SESSION: PRIVATE EQUITY FOR SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

 

  • Daniel Adamson, senior managing director, Wafra
  • Angela Rodell, chief executive officer, Alaska Permanent Fund

GEF 2020 PANEL: INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR OUTLOOK

In this panel, we hear from the world’s most influential institutional investors on their views on the investing outlook for the coming year.

  • Moderator: Alice Fulwood, US finance correspondent, The Economist
  • Alain Carrier, head of international, CPP Investments
  • Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, Group Chief Investment Officer, GIC

GEF 2020: IN CONVERSATION WITH: INDRA NOOYI

  • Moderator: Anne McElvoy, senior editor, The Economist
  • Albert Ko, Yale School of Medicine

GEF 2020 PANEL: HEALTHCARE FROM CORONAVIRUS AND BEYOND

This year has seen the healthcare industry in the spotlight like never before, as the world awaits a coronavirus vaccine and healthcare systems come under strain. What does this mean for healthcare firms and investors worldwide, and has this increased interest been good for business?

  • Peter Kolchinsky, founder, RA Capital
  • Annie Lamont, co-founder and managing partner, Oak HC/FT
  • Sir Mene Pangalos, head of R&D, biopharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca
  • Michael Leuchten, Managing Director, Head of European Pharmaceutical Research UBS

GEF 2020 FIRESIDE CHAT: DIGITAL CURRENCIES JOIN THE MAINSTREAM

Digital currencies have continued their inexorable rise in 2020, spurred on by increased economic uncertainty and advancements in digital technology. As a result, investors are turning to digital currencies as traditional assets lose their shine. What does the year ahead hold, as digital currencies become increasingly institutionalised?

  • Moderator: Alice Fulwood, US finance correspondent, The Economist
  • Michael Moro, chief executive officer, Genesis
  • Michael Sonnenshein, managing director, Grayscale Investments

GEF 2020: THE WORLD IN 2021

From politics to economics, East to West, 2020 has seen enormous upheaval across the world. In this panel, a group of business leaders, leading thinkers, and policymakers imagine what lies ahead in 2021

  • Moderator: Daniel Franklin, executive and diplomatic editor, The Economist
  • Dambisa Moyo, global economist and author
  • Janet Henry, global chief economist, HSBC
  • Michael Seitz, chief executive officer, Russell Investments
  • Rajiv Shah, president, Rockefeller Foundation

GEF 2020: PRESENTATION OF GEF LEADERSHIP AWARD BY JIM AIELLO AND BRUCE MCGUIRE

 

GEF 2020: SPECIAL FIRESIDE CHAT: PERSONAL DISCOVERY

  • Ray Dalio, co-founder, Bridgewater Associates
  • Arianna Huffington, founder, Thrive Global

 

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