EACCNY Pulse: Transatlantic Business Insights

12: Future of Finance: Planning for Ukrainian Reconstruction During the War

March 10, 2023 EACCNY Season 3 Episode 12
EACCNY Pulse: Transatlantic Business Insights
12: Future of Finance: Planning for Ukrainian Reconstruction During the War
Show Notes

This episode of “A look into the Crystal Ball on the Future of Finance,” features Bill Rhodes, Former Chairman & CEO of CITIBANK, and current President & CEO of WILLIAM R. RHODES GLOBAL ADVISORS, and Dr. Stuart P.M. Mackintosh, Executive Director of the GROUP OF THIRTY. Their discussion centers around the plan for Ukrainian reconstruction, while the War is still raging, and who, in the end, will work with Ukraine to guide the way through this daunting project. What are the complexities of developing a reconstruction plan for Ukraine? How can one assess the damage, both, in terms of human cost, and the cost to rebuild the Ukrainian economy?

William R. Rhodes, Former Chairman & CEO, Citibank, and President & CEO, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors
Mr. Rhodes gained a reputation for international financial diplomacy in the 1980s as a result of his leadership in helping manage the external-debt crises that involved developing nations and their creditors worldwide. During that period and in the 1990s, he headed the advisory committees of international banks that negotiated debt-restructuring agreements for Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, the Republic of Korea, and Uruguay. He has since served as a trusted advisor to governments, financial officials and corporations worldwide.

He has received decorations and honors from various governments and institutions in recognition of his contributions to international banking and finance.

Dr. Stuart P. M. Mackintosh, Executive Director, GROUP OF 30
Stuart P.M. Mackintosh is the Executive Director of the Group of Thirty an international financial think tank comprised senior figures from central banking, the financial sector, and academia.  His research focus centers on climate change, macroeconomic and systemic risks, global governance issues, and the international political economy.

Dr. Mackintosh has served as President of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), the largest professional organization of economists in the United States. He is an elected member of the Conference of Business Economists, comprised of the leading economists in North America. He is a certified Business Economist.

Dr. Mackintosh has a B.A. and Ph.D. from Newcastle University and a M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh. In 2018 Dr. Mackintosh was appointed a non-resident Visiting Fellow at Newcastle University.

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