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Globalisation, the world economy and financial markets - Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, OECD


From: Wednesday August 2, 2017, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday August 2, 2017, 2:00 pm

ABE are pleased to present 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 (OECD)

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

Dr Blundell-Wignall is based at the OECD in Paris. This briefing draws on analysis of extensive datasets filtered through unique professional experience and far-reaching connections.


Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: The Galleries, Four Seasons Sydney, 199 George Street, The Rocks
Cost: $155 members, $185 non-members, $1400 tables (of 8 guests each)
Lunch includes two courses and beverages.

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Adrian Blundell-Wignall

Special Advisor to OECD Secretary-General on Financial Markets at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; 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 Bankers Trust Funds Management, building a new $4 billion business.
  • 1991 Head of the Research Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia: directing a department and participating in monetary policy discussions at the internal pre-Board meetings.

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.


The Galleries, Four Seasons Sydney,

199 George Street, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000

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