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Monday, 14 August 2017

The future of Europe and the Euro – what monetary policy can do and cannot do

  SAIIA

The South African Institute of International Affairs, in partnership with the Deutsche Bundesbank and the University of Pretoria, cordially invite you to a public address on 'The future of Europe and the Euro – what monetary policy can do and cannot do' with an address by Dr Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank.

Dr Andreas Dombret, member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, will visit South Africa in August to discuss issues facing the European Currency Union. Dr Dombret will share his perspectives on the recent developments in Europe and what needs to be done to ensure the success of the European Currency Union in the future. In the context of this visit, SAIIA is pleased to organise with the Deutsche Bundesbank and the University of Pretoria a public seminar on 14 August.

Dr Andreas Dombret was born in the USA to German parents. He studied business management at the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster and was awarded his PhD by the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 1987 to 1991, he worked at Deutsche Bank’s Head Office in Frankfurt, from 1992 to 2002 at JP Morgan in Frankfurt and London, from 2002 to 2005 as the Co-Head of Rothschild Germany located in Frankfurt and London, before serving Bank of America as Vice Chairman for Europe and Head for Germany, Austria and Switzerland between 2005 and 2009. He was awarded an honorary professorship from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel in 2009. Since May 2010, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank with currently responsibility for Banking and Financial Supervision, Economic Education, University of Applied Sciences and Technical Central Bank Cooperation, Risk Controlling and the Bundesbank’s Representative Offices abroad. He is also responsible for IMF (Deputy of the Bundesbank), Financial Stability Commission (FSC) (Member), Supervisory Board (SSM) (Member), Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) (Member of the Bundesbank) and Bank for International Settlements, Basel (Board of Directors).

  pdf Click here to read Dr Dombret's speech. (78 KB)

Event Details

Date:          Monday, 14 August 2017
Venue:       Sanlam Auditorium, University of Pretoria
Time:         14h00 - 16h30
Enquiries:  To arrange interviews with Dr Dombret please contact Jenny Kilp at fin-1@pret.diplo.de or on 012 427 8946