Global Growth & Financial Strategy: From Classical Uncertainty to Quantum Technology 

Location: Katong Ballroom

5:15 pm
5:30 pm
Panel Discussion

Professor Nicholas Bloom, William Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Professor Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics & Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University

Mr Tse Koon Shee, Managing Director & Group Head, Strategy and Planning, DBS Bank

Dr Fanesca Young, Head of Systematic Global Equities, GIC Private Limited

Professor Joseph Cherian, Practice Professor of Finance & Director of CAMRI, National University of Singapore Business School

7:00 pm

Program is subjected to change. Updated on 17 April 2018.

  • Professor Nicholas Bloom

    Professor Nicholas Bloom


    William Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford University

    Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR, and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company.

    He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of the Alfred Sloan Fellowship, the Bernacer Prize, the European Investment Bank Prize, the Frisch Medal, the Kauffman Medal and a National Science Foundation Career Award. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London.

    On the personal side he is English, living with his Scottish wife and American kids on Stanford campus, in a multi-lingual English household.

  • Professor Markus K. Brunnermeier

    Professor Markus K. Brunnermeier


    Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics and Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University

    Markus K. Brunnermeier is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor at Princeton University. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics and director of Princeton's Bendheim Center for Finance. He is also a research associate at NBER, CEPR, and CESifo and a member of the Bellagio Group on the International Economy. He is a Sloan Research Fellow, Fellow of the Econometric Society, Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of the Bernácer Prize granted for outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. He is/was a member of several advisory groups, including to the IMF, the Federal Reserve of New York, the European Systemic Risk Board, the Bundesbank and the U.S. Congressional Budget Office. Brunnermeier was awarded his Ph.D. by the London School of Economics (LSE).

    His research focuses on international financial markets and the macroeconomy with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial and monetary price stability. To explore these topics, his models incorporate frictions as well as behavioral elements. He has been awarded several best paper prizes and served on the editorial boards of several leading economics and finance journals. He has tried to establish the concepts: liquidity spirals, CoVaR as co-risk measure, the Volatility Paradox, Paradox of Prudence, ESBies, financial dominance and the redistributive monetary policy. His recent book is titled "The Euro and the Battle of Ideas".

  • Mr Tse Koon Shee

    Mr Tse Koon Shee


    Managing Director, Group Head, Strategy and Planning, DBS Bank

    Mr Shee Tse Koon is the Managing Director and Head of Group Strategy and Planning at DBS. He has 23 years of experience in the banking industry and has worked in several countries in Asia, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining DBS, Mr Shee held a diverse range of senior positions at Standard Chartered, including CEO of Indonesia, COO coveringMiddle East, Africa, Europe & Americas, as well as Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology and Operations in Singapore. He has also held the position of Regional Head of Trade, based in Singapore.

  • Dr Fanesca Young

    Dr Fanesca Young


    Head of Global Systematic Equities, GIC

    Fanesca Young leads the Global Systematic Equities team at GIC and is responsible for the management of long-only, active extension and market neutral systematic equity strategies, Prior to joining GIC, Dr. Young was a Principal at Los Angeles Capital Management (LACM), andserved as Managing Director and Director of Quantitative Research. At LACM, Dr. Young oversaw the firm’s proprietary stock selection model and supervised execution of technical methodologies in the firm’s strategies. In addition, Dr. Young spearheaded LACM’s business development activities in Asia. Dr. Young also serves on the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal. She received her doctorate in Statistics from Columbia University and is a CFA charter holder.

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