The Bali Fintech Agenda

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DATE: October 11, 2018

DAY: Thursday

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

LOCATION: Bali International Convention Center (BICC), WE-1-Mangupura Hall

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This panel will discuss the wide-ranging opportunities and challenges raised by technology in potentially transforming the economic and financial landscape. Fintech can support growth and poverty reduction by strengthening financial development, inclusion, and efficiency but may also pose risks to financial stability and integrity, as well as to consumer and investor protection.

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The Bali Fintech Agenda


Moderator: Geoff Cutmore

Geoff Cutmore Geoff Cutmore is co-anchor for CNBC's flagship Squawk Box programin EMEA.The three-hour show, which broadcasts worldwide five days a week, bookends the opening of European equity markets and is a must-see for financial professionals, C-suite executives and investors.Cutmore is one of CNBC's most experienced presenters, with more than 20 years covering the financial markets. He has anchored programs for CNBC in both Europe and Asia and has particular interest in China having spent nearly a decade working in Hong Kong.Cutmore covers the biggest business gatherings for CNBC including the World Economic Forum meetings in Davos and China, the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington, D.C. and the United Nations Climate Change Conferences. He regularly hosts key panels at these events with top newsmakers. Twitter: @GeoffCutmore.

Panelist: Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde

Since November 2019, Christine Lagarde has been the President of the European Central Bank. Between 2011 and 2019, she served as the eleventh Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to that, she served as the French Economic Finance Minister from 2007 to 2011 after having been the Trade Secretary from 2005 to 2007. A lawyer by background, she practiced for 20 years with the international law firm Baker McKenzie, of which she became global chairperson in 1999. She was the first woman to serve in all of these positions.

In 2020, Lagarde was ranked the second most influential woman in the world by Forbes and has been named by TIME as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Christine Lagarde was named Officier in the Légion d'honneur in April 2012 and Commandeur dans l’ordre national du mérite in May 2021.

Panelist: Mark Carney

Mark Carney, Chair of the Financial Stability Board, is Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and the Board of the Prudential Regulation Authority. His appointment as Governor was approved by Her Majesty the Queen on 26 November 2012. The Governor joined the Bank on 1 July 2013. In addition to his duties as Governor of the Bank of England, he serves as Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), First Vice-Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board, a member of the Group of Thirty and the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum. He is also Chair of the Global Economy Meeting (GEM) and the Economic Consultative Committee (ECC) at the Bank for International Settlements. As recently reported in the press, Mark Carney will stay in charge until 2020, despite being sharply criticized by those who support Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union (No Deal Brexit). Twitter: (@bankofengland)

Panelist: Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Sri Mulyani Indrawati Sri Mulyani Indrawati is Chair of the Development Committee and Indonesia’s Finance Minister since 2016. In 2002, she was the Executive Director representing 12 countries in the South East Asia (SEA Group) at the IMF. From 2005-2010, In 2005, she served as Finance Minister. In June 2010 she was appointed as Executive Director of the World Bank Group. She earned her BA in economics from the Universitas Indonesia in 1986 and her PhD in Economics in 1992.Instagram: @smindrawati

Panelist: Lesetja Kganyago

Lesetja Kganyago Lesetja Kganyago was appointed Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) with effect from 9 November 2014. Prior to his elevation as Governor, Lesetja Kganyago served as Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and as the Chairperson of the Standing Committee on the Revision of the Banks Act. He was also a member of the the Board Risk and Ethics Committee (BREC), the Governor’s Executive Committee (GEC), the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and the Financial Stability Committee (FSC). He was also a member of the Financial Stability Board Standing Committee on Standards Implementation (SCSI) and Co-Chair of the Financial Stability Board Regional Consultative Group for Sub-Saharan Africa. He represented South Africa in international organizations such as the World Bank, the IMF, the G20 and the African Development Bank. In this role he served as the Chair of the Development Committee Deputies and also co-chaired a G20 Working Group on the reform of the IMF. Mr. Kganyago holds a MSc in Economics from SOAS London University and a BCom degree in Economics and Accounting from UNISA. He also received various training in Finance, Economics and Management. Twitter: @KganyagoLesetja

Panelist: Jim Yong Kim

Jim Yong Kim Jim Yong Kim M.D., Ph.D., is the 12th President of the World Bank Group. Soon after he assumed his position in July 2012, the organization established two goals to guide its work: to end extreme poverty by 2030; and to boost shared prosperity, focusing on the bottom 40% of the population in developing countries. In September 2016, the World Bank Group Board unanimously reappointed Kim to a second five-year term as President. Kim's career has revolved around health, education, and improving the lives of the poor. Before joining the World Bank Group, Kim, a physician and anthropologist, served as the President of Dartmouth College and held professorships at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. From 2003 to 2005, as director of the World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS department, he led the "3 by 5" initiative, the first-ever global goal for AIDS treatment, to expand access to antiretroviral medication in developing countries. In 1987, Kim co-founded Partners In Health, a non-profit medical organization that now works in poor communities on four continents. Twitter: @JimYongKim