Panel Discussion: Global Finance – Local Action: How to Apply Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets? (9 October 2014)

Mr. Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Executive Board and Governor of the Central Bank of Sweden

Mr. Ingves is a member of the ECB General Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). He was appointed Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in 2011. He also chairs the Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board. In addition, Mr. Ingves is Sweden’s governor in the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Ingves had previously been Director of the Monetary and Financial Systems Department at the International Monetary Fund, Deputy Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank and General Director of the Swedish Bank Support Authority. Prior to that he was Under-Secretary and Head of the Financial Markets Department at the Ministry of Finance. Mr. Ingves has also been involved with Toronto Centre as a member of their Board of Directors since the late 1990’s. Stefan Ingves holds a PhD in economics.

Mr. Svein Andresen, Secretary General of the Financial Stability Board

Prior to his current position, Mr. Andresen held various positions at the Bank for International Settlements. He was Advisor to the General Manager of the BID from 1997 to 2000, and led the secretariat to G10 central bank governors on financial issues from 1995 through 1997. He was Secretary to the Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) from 1992 till 1997. Prior to joining the BIS, Mr. Andresen was an assistant professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has a Master’s degree in economics from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada and a PhD from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr. Erdem Başçı, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

Dr. Başçı serves as Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey since 2011. He graduated from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University in 1987 with high honors and completed the M.B.A. program at Bilkent University by ranking the first (1989). Having obtained his M.A. in Economics from Bilkent University (1990), Dr. Başçı received his second M.A. degree in Economics from Johns Hopkins University (1993). He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Bilkent University in 1995. Between 1995 and 2003, he worked at Bilkent University, Economics Department, as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1999. Monetary economics, financial economics, macroeconomic theory and mathematical economics are his research and teaching areas. Dr. Başçı lectured at the University of York, UK as an honorary visiting fellow in 1999. He has presented many discussion papers at international conferences. Dr. Başçı's academic papers have been published in Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Journal of Mathematical Economics. He also co-authored various chapters in books published by Springer-Verlag and Palgrave. Besides his theoretical contributions to the economic literature, Dr. Başçı has academic publications on the Turkish economy as well.

Mr. Malcolm Brown, Deputy Minister of International Development, Canada

Mr. Brown serves as Deputy Minister of International Development, Canada as of May, 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Brown served as Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency. Malcolm Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from Queen's University and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from York University. Mr. Brown began his federal public service career in the Federal Provincial Relations Office. He then worked at Health Canada and later at the Privy Council Office where, among other senior positions, he served as Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Reference Group of Ministers on Aboriginal Policy. Between 2002 and 2009, Mr. Brown occupied assistant deputy minister-level positions with Human Resources Development Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), culminating with the position of Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Research, HRSDC. In October 2009, Mr. Brown was named Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada.

Mr. Jürgen Zattler, Deputy Director General for Multilateral and European Policy in the German Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development

Prior to his current position, Mr. Zattler was Head of the Division on World Bank, IMF, and debt related issues and Deputy Head of the Division for WTO and trade policy. His previous professional experience in the public and private sector includes also positions at the European Commission in Brussels, where he worked on macroeconomic issues related to developing countries, and the Dresdner Bank in Berlin. Mr. Zattler holds a PhD in Economics from University of Giesen.

Dr. Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Deputy Director at the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the IMF

Dr. Ceyla Pazarbasioglu is in charge of the work on financial sector regulation and supervision and crisis management. Dr. Pazarbasioglu was appointed as the Vice President of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey soon after the major banking crisis of February 2001. During 1998–2001, Dr. Pazarbasioglu worked as the Chief Economist of Emerging European Markets at ABN AMRO Investment Bank in London. Prior to 1998, she worked at the IMF on financial sector issues and bank restructuring strategies for Czech Republic, Poland and Turkey and for Korea and Thailand after the Asian crisis. She holds a PhD in economics. Dr. Pazarbasioglu was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Centre in 2012 as the IMF representative.