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September 3rd – 4th, 2014
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Speakers, Delegates and Contributors

Adnan Akant
Head of Foreign Exchange at Fischer Francis Trees and Watts; Chair of the Buy-Side of the Foreign Exchange Committee, established by the New York Federal Reserve

Robert Aliber
Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago; co-author of Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises

Eduardo Aninat
University Professor PUC; former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; former Minister of Finance for Chile

Madelyn Antoncic
Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank; former Chief Risk Officer at Lehman Brothers; former Head of Market Risk Management and Special Assistant to the Co-Vice Chairman at Goldman Sachs

Sheila Bair
Senior Advisor to the Pew Charitable Trusts; former Chairperson of the FDIC; former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Financial Markets; former Acting Chairperson of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission

Nancy Birdsall
Founding President of the Center for Global Development; former Executive Vice President at the Inter-American Development Bank; former Director of the Policy Research Department at the World Bank

Bill Bradley
Leading politician, investment banker at Allen & Company, scholar, and athlete; former candidate for the Democratic nomination for President

Carole Brookins
Managing Director of Public Capital Advisors LLC; former U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank Group

Domingo Cavallo
Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University; member of the Group of Thirty; former Minister of the Economy; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; National Congressman; former President of the Central Bank of Argentina

Whitney Debevoise II 
Senior Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP with extensive experience in major international financial transactions; former U.S. Executive Director of the World Bank Group

Jacques de Larosiére
Conseiller at BNP Paribas; former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; former Governor of Banque de France

David DeRosa
President of DeRosa Research and Trading; Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Spencer F. Eccles
Chairman Emeritus of the Intermountain Region of Wells Fargo Corporation; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Security Corporation; Chairman of the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation

Barry Eichengreen
Leading scholar on the history and current operation of the international monetary and financial system; George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Peter Garber
Global Strategist at Deutsche Bank; former Professor of Economics at Brown University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Virginia

Charles Goodhart CBE, FBA
Member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics; former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee

Lawrence Goodman
President of the Center for Financial Stability; former MD / Global Head of Emerging Market Strategy at Bank of America; former Chief Global Economist at Santander Investment

Sean Hagan
General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department at the IMF. He has published extensively on legal issues relating to the prevention and resolution of financial crisis, with an emphasis on insolvency and debt restructuring.

Huang Haizhou
Managing Director at China International Capital Corporation; Vice President of the China Society of World Economics; former Head of Greater China Research at Barclays Capital; former Senior Economist at the IMF

Steve Hanke
Professor of Applied Economics and Co-Director of the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, & the Study of Business Enterprise at Johns Hopkins University; Senior Fellow and Director of the Troubled Currencies Project at Cato

Eric Helleiner
Chair in International Political Economy at the University of Waterloo; author of The Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development and the Making of the Postwar Order

Robert Hormats
Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates Inc.; former Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Environmental Affairs; former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs (International)

Otmar Issing
President of the Center for Financial Studies; former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank; former member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Yves-André Istel
Chairman of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.; Senior Advisor and former Vice Chairman of Rothschild, Inc.; Co-Chair, European Institute. (Son of André Istel - delegate and coauthor of a Free French plan for international monetary cooperation in 1943)

Takatoshi Ito
Project Professor of the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo; former member of the Economic and Fiscal Council, Ministry of Finance; former Deputy Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs at the Ministry of Finance in Japan

Peter Johnson
Vice President of Enterprise Application and Information Services at MefLife; former Chief Technology Officer at BNY Mellon

Bakri Abdul Karim
Manager of the Knowledge and Information Service Division of the African Development Institute; former Professor at the University of Gezira, Sudan and Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Henry Kaufman
President of Henry Kaufman & Company Inc.; former Vice Chairman, member of the Executive Committee, and Chief Economist at Salomon Brothers Inc.

Stephen Kealhofer
CEO, Managing Partner, and Head of Research at DCI; former Founder, Advisor, Managing Partner, and Head of Research at Moody's KMV Company; former Assistant Professor of Finance at Columbia University

Robin Lumsdaine
Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Stability; Professor of International Finance at American University; former Associate Director and Head of the Quantitative Risk Management of the Federal Reserve System

Pedro Malan
Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Itau Unibanco Holding; former Minister of Finance for Brazil; former President of the Central Bank of Brazil; former Executive Director of the World Bank

Jack Malvey
Chief Global Markets Strategist and Director of the Global Investment and Market Intelligence for BNY Mellon Investment Management; former Chief Global Fixed-Income Strategist at Lehman Brothers

David X Martin
Special Counselor at the Center for Financial Stability; adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, and author of Risk and the Smart Investor and The Nature of Risk

Robert McCauley
Senior Adviser and former Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific of the BIS; former Chief Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Ronald McKinnon
William D. Eberle Professor of International Economics at Stanford University; Author of The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Edward Offenbacher
Member of the Management Board and Head of Monetary Division Research Department at the Bank of Israel; former Director of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Guillermo Ortiz
Chairman of Grupo Financiero Banorte-IXE; member of the Group of Thirty; former Governor and Minister of Finance at the Bank of Mexico

Franco Passacantando
Board member European Investment Bank; Executive Director and Dean of the Board at the World Bank; Managing Director, Bank of Italy

Richard Portes CBE
Professor of Economics at London Business School; President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research; Directeur d’Etudes at the Ecoles des Hautes Etudies en Sciences Sociales

Randy K. Quarles
Director of the Cynosure Group; former Under Secretary for Domestic Finance; former Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury

Eric Rauchway
Professor of History, University of California, Davis; currently writing “The Money-Makers: The Invention of Prosperity”, from the abandonment of the gold standard through the Bretton Woods agreements

William R. Rhodes
President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC; Professor-at-Large at Brown University; former Senior Vice Chairman of Citigroup Inc.

Paul Saffo
Futurist; Managing Director of Foresight at Discern Analytics; Consulting Associate Professor at Stanford University; Visiting Scholar in the Stanford Media-X Research Network

Richard Sandor
Chairman and CEO of Environmental Financial Products LLC; a financial innovator known as the “father of financial futures”

Nick Sargen
Chief Economist, Senior Investment Advisor, and former Chief Investment Officer at Fort Washington Investment Advisors; former Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist for JP Morgan Chase

Charlie Schott
Senior Advisor at the Center for Financial Stability; former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade and Investment Policy at the U.S. Treasury; former Chief of Staff at the Federal Communications Commission

Kurt Schuler
Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Stability; Finder and editor of The Bretton Woods Transcripts; Economist at the U.S. Treasury

Dexter Senft
Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he is the global head of Fixed Income E-Markets, where he oversees electronic market making, electronic distribution and strategic investments

Paul Sheard
Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics & Research at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services; former Global Chief Economist at Lehman Brothers

Francisco Suárez Dávila
Ambassador of Mexico to Canada; former Secretary General of the Colosio Foundation; former Vice President of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations; former Undersecretary of Finance and Public Credit for Mexico.

John B. Taylor
Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University; George P. Shultz Senior Fellow and Chair of Working Group on Economic Policy, Hoover Institution; former Under Secretary at the U.S. Treasury

Siddharth Tiwari
Director of Strategy, Policy, and Review Department at the IMF; former Secretary of the IMF; former Director of the Office of Budget and Planning at the IMF

Ted Truman
Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics; former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for International Affairs; Staff Economist for the Federal Open Market Committee

Paul Tucker
Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School; former Deputy Governor and member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Peter Woicke
Director of Saudi Arabian Oil Company; Former Managing Director of the World Bank and CEO of the International Finance Corporation; Former Chairman and Chief Executive of J.P. Morgan Securities Asia

Qiao Yide
Vice Chairman and Secretary General of the Shanghai Development Research Foundation; former Chief Representative and Managing Director of NY Life in China; former Assistant Director at the Institute of World Economy SASS

Huang Yiping
Professor of Economics at the National School of Development, Peking University

Yu Yongding
Academician of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People's Bank of China

Ernesto Zedillo
Director of the Center for the Study of Globalization at Yale University; former President of Mexico; former Secretary of Education; former Secretary of Programming and Budget

Tao Zhang
Executive Director for China at the IMF; former Director General of the International Department, Deputy Director General of the Research Department, Director General of the Department of Statistics and Analysis at the People’s Bank of China Beijing

Jin Zhongxia
Head of Research Institute at the People’s Bank of China


We are grateful to the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation, BNY Mellon, the Citrone Foundation, and the Y.A. Istel Foundation for their vision and support of Bretton Woods 2014: The Founders and the Future.

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Honorary Committee

Eduardo Aninat
Bill Bradley
Jacques de Larosière
Charles Goodhart
Otmar Issing
Yves-André Istel
Takatoshi Ito
Henry Kaufman
Guillermo Ortiz
Randal K. Quarles
William R. Rhodes
Richard L. Sandor
John B. Taylor
Yu Yongding

Steering Committee

Robert Aliber
Carole Brookins
Barry Eichengreen
Lawrence Goodman
Steve Hanke
Robin Lumsdaine
Jack Malvey
Kurt Schuler