Presented by Australian Business Economists

Event Details


The Galleries
Four Seasons Sydney
199 George Street
NSW 2000


Wednesday 2 Aug 2017 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm (Australia/Sydney)

Closing date

Monday 31 Jul 2017 6:00pm (Australia/Sydney)

  1. Ticket Type Sales Close Price Booking Fee Quantity
    6:00pm, 31 Jul 2017 $75.00 $5.13
    6:00pm, 31 Jul 2017 $75.00 $5.13
    6:00pm, 31 Jul 2017 $155.00 $9.53
    6:00pm, 31 Jul 2017 $185.00 $11.18
    6:00pm, 31 Jul 2017 $1,400.00 $50.00

About this event

ABE presents a lunchtime briefing and discussion with

Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall

Special Advisor to OECD Secretary-General on Financial Markets

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The boxing ring and the boxers: What is gloabisation really doing to the world economy? And how might it matter for markets?

Adrian Blundell-Wignall

Director, Financial Affairs Directorate and Sepcial Advisor to the OECD Secretary-General on Financial Markets, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); chairman and portfolio manager for The Anika Foundation, board member OECD pension fund. Senior positions:

> 2002 Citigroup (Australia, Ltd) Director, Head of Equity Strategy Research.

> 2000 Executive Vice President, Head of Asset Allocation, BT Funds Management.

> 1993 Head of Derivative Overlays and Levered Products at BT Funds Management

> 1991 Head of the Research Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia

Early career: Economist positions in: the OECD Economics Department, the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Economic Planning Advisory Council of Australia.

Education: 1st class Honours degree and PhD in Economics from Cambridge University, UK.

Publications: Extensive publications on financial markets and monetary policy in learned journals and books, as well as broker analyst studies and reports.

Most important achievement: Founder and Chairman of The Anika Foundation, a rapidly growing and high profile charity which provides education research scholarships in the area of adolescent mental health, depression awareness and suicide.

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