What is the future for Global Finance?
Speakers: Professor Michael Mainelli, Emeritus Gresham Professor of Commerce and founder of z/Yen with friends
A discussion of the key financial centres emerging, emerging and disappearing over the next decade. Will London and New York still dominate, or will Shanghai takeover? And what will it mean to Scotland's markets and particularly the Edinburgh community?
Professor Michael Mainelli, Emeritus Gresham Professor of Commerce and founder of z/Yen with friends
Dr Mainelli was the Mercers' School Memorial Professor of Commerce at Gresham College between 2005 and 2009 and is Executive Chairman of Z/Yen, a City-based risk/reward firm, where he works on strategy, technology, finance and business development. He spent seven years as a partner and board member of an accountancy firm directing their financial services consultancy work in the UK and overseas, followed by a position as Corporate Development Director of the MoD’s Defence Evaluation and Research Agency. From November 1995 to July 1997 Dr Mainelli was Chief Scientist of the Financial Laboratory, a DTI project undertaking research into the visualisation of financial risk. Dr Mainelli is a qualified accountant, computer specialist and management consultant with a degree from Harvard in government with economics, plus a further year of mathematics and engineering at Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.