CPD Seminar: On course for global trend growth? – 29.09.2011

Source: Finance Malta

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange¸ Garrison Chapel¸ Castille Place¸ Valletta
15.00 – 15.30 Registration & refreshments
15.30 – 15.35 Introduction
15.35 – 16.20 Oliver Stones

• The current main global themes for 2011 and 2012
• ‘Austerity measures’ in the UK – a lesson to other EU member states?
• US Quantitative Easing and expansionary fiscal policy EXIT policy – is it working?
• Outlook¸ strategy and asset allocation for 2012

Oliver Stones¸ Head of Fixed Income¸ Vice President¸ Quilter
Oliver Stones is the Head of Fixed Income at Quilter. He joined Quilter in 2002 from Merrill Lynch where he co-headed the Fixed Income Team. Oliver started his City career in 1984¸ after a short service commission in the British Army. Thereafter¸ he worked for eight years at the Industrial Bank of Japan and he has also spent four years at UBS Warburg in UK institutional sales. Oliver is currently based in Jersey where he runs both on-shore and off shore bond portfolios. He also heads up Fixed Income research. Finally¸ Oliver has sat on the Debt Management Office End-Investors committee for the last 7 years¸ as a representative of APCIMS advising the Government on gilt issuance.

16.20 – 17.00 Gordon Cordina
The challenges and opportunities facing global economic growth and their relevance to Malta’s economic growth going forward.
Dr Gordon Cordina is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and the University of Malta. His main area of research interest is the sustainable growth and macroeconomic dynamics of small and micro economies. His research in this area varies from macroeconomic and growth patterns to econometric modelling to environmental sustainability. Dr Cordina has served as Director General of the National Statistics Office of Malta¸ as Economic Advisor to the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development and as Head of the Research Department of the Central Bank of Malta. He has been involved in a number of local and international research projects and consultancy assignments with institutions including the EU Commission¸ Government ministries and authorities¸ NGOs and private sector entities.

17.00 – 17.25 Discussion – Q&A with Oliver Stones and Gordon Cordina
17.25 – 17.30 Conclusion by FinanceMalta

Source: Finance Malta