FinTech, Global Macroeconomy, US Politics and Regulation Seminar

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Date(s) - 23/02/16
5:00pm - 6:30pm


147 Collins Street

The Australian Centre for Financial Studies together with KPMG extend to you, an invitation to participate in a Twilight Seminar hosting Tim Adams, CEO Institute of International Finance (Washington DC).

Tim will provide an update on FinTech, Global Macroeconomy, US politics, and Regulation from the perspective of the major international association for large financial institutions. (Brad Carr Deputy Director Regulatory Affairs Department, IIF (who some will know previously from his NAB days will also be in attendance).

The twilight seminar is scheduled for Tuesday 23rd February commencing at 5pm until 6.30pm, allowing for active discussion and networking with industry peers, at the KPMG offices located in the Theatrette, Ground Floor, 147 Collins Street, Melbourne
About the Speaker:
Timothy Adams is currently President and CEO of the IIF. As the Institute’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Adams is responsible for developing and executing the Institute’s programs under the guidance of the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining the IIF, Mr. Adams served as Managing Director of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Previously, he served as Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs. As Under Secretary, Mr. Adams was the Administration’s point person on international financial issues, including exchange rate policy, G-7 meetings, and IMF and World Bank issues. He regularly interacted with counterparts in key emerging markets including China, India, and Brazil and travelled extensively throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Prior to assuming his post as Under Secretary, Mr. Adams had served as Chief of Staff to both Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill and Treasury Secretary John Snow. Mr. Adams also served in the White House under the first President Bush at the Office of Policy Development.

In 1993, Mr. Adams co-founded the G-7 Group, a Washington-based advisory firm. He later headed their Washington operation as Managing Director.

Mr. Adams holds a B.S. in Finance and a Masters in Public Administration and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Kentucky.