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Online Seminar Series

Challenges for Bank Board Members

This series aims at building a community of banking and finance industry professionals interested in deepening their knowledge of bank boards’ functioning and in learning how to challenge bank management effectively.

Seminar speakers will include an international faculty of chair of banks, non-executive directors, regulators, supervisors, and academics together with bank representatives.

 

The seminars are held at 13.00 CET on Zoom and are open to all and free of charge, upon registration on the FBF Bank Board Academy website.


  • Digitalisation as a way of business

    20 January 2022

    Chair: Elena Carletti (Professor of Finance, Bocconi University)

    Speakers: Benoît Legrand (Former Chief Innovation Officer and CEO of ING Ventures) and Álvaro Martín Enríquez (Global Head of Data Strategy, BBVA)

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Third party outsourcing risk: the role for board oversight

2 November 2021

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speakers: James H. Freis, Jr. (Chairman, CRINDATA); Bernd Rummel (Senior Policy Expert, European Banking Authority)

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Banks’ Board Members and Policy Makers: A Conversation

28 May 2021

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speaker: Andrea Enria (Chair, the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank); Carlos Torres Vila (Chairperson, BBVA)

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Sustainability challenges and opportunities for banks, central banks and investors

04 May 2021

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speakers: Axel Weber (Chairman, UBS); Belén Romana (Non Executive Director, Santander, Aviva and SIX Group.); Luiz Pereira da Silva (Deputy General Manager, Bank for International Settlements)

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The European Banking Sector: Preparing for Consolidation

08 April 2021

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speakers: Andreas Dombret (Columbia University, former Member of the Board of Deutsche Bundesbank); Dominique Laboureix (Secretary-General, Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel – ACPR); Luigi de Vecchi (Chairman EMEA Banking – Capital Markets & Advisory Citi)

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Low-interest Rates for long: the Impact on Bank Profitability and Risk Appetite

18 March 2021

Chair: Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School and Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute)
Speakers: Thomas Vlassopoulos (Head of Monetary Analysis Division), Vitor Constâncio (Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Former Vice-President, European Central Bank), Julie Galbo (Board Member, DNB Bank ASA)

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Fit and Proper Assessment: Better Boards for Better Banks?

19 February 2021

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speaker: Edouard Fernandez-Bollo (Supervisory Board Member, European Central Bank), Laragh Cassar (Non-Executive Director, APS Bank Malta), Hans-Helmut Kotz (Non-Executive Member of the Board, Caixa Geral de Depósitos & Resident Fellow, Harvard)

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Credit Risk after Covid

21 January 2021

Chair: Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School and Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute)
Speakers: José Manuel Campa (Chairperson, European Banking Authority), Klara Jandova (Partner, Oliver Wyman), Francesca Tondi Guy (Non Executive Director, UniCredit group)

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GOVERNANCE AND OVERSIGHT: LESSONS FROM WIRECARD

17 December 2020 | 1.00-2.00pm CET

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speaker: James Freis (Former CEO, Wirecard)

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BANK BOARDS AND SUPERVISORY EXPECTATIONS

3 December 2020 | 1.00-2.00pm CET

Chair: Elena Carletti (Bocconi University)
Speaker: Elizabeth McCaul (Supervisory Board Member, European Central Bank)
Commentator: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi (Chairman, Société Générale)

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