Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Global Recovery: Asia and the New Financial Landscape

June 7 - June 8, 2010
San Francisco, CA

This conference assembled leading bankers, market participants, policymakers, regulators, and economists from Europe, Asia, and North America for an in-depth look at the economic and financial outlook for Asia. Plenary sessions addressed an array of emerging challenges and opportunities in Asia as we transition into a global recovery.

June 7

Janet Yellen, President, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Honorable Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister For Finance, Singapore

Dr. Stephen Roach, Chairman, Morgan Stanley, Asia

Pedro Rodeia, Director for Asian Financial Institutions, McKinsey & Co.

Atsushi Saito, President and CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange

Stephen Cecchetti, Economic Advisor and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements

Joo Hyun Kim, Secretary General, Financial Services Commission (Korea)

Alvir Alberto Hoffmann, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Brazil

Lael Brainard, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury

June 8

Justin Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, The World Bank

Gordon de Brouwer, Deputy Secretary Economic, Domestic Policy Group, Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, Australia

Jesse Wang, Executive Vice President & CRO, China Investment Corporation, in Conversation with Larry Greenwood, Vice President, Asian Development Bank

PANEL I – A Discussion with Asian Banking Regulators

Teo Swee Lian, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Tatsuo Yamasaki, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, JFSA
Bandid Nijathaworn, Deputy Governor, Bank of Thailand
Eli Remolona (Moderator), Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Bank for International Settlements

PANEL II – A Conversation with Asian Banking Leaders

Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS Group Holdings
Jaime Zobel de Ayala, CEO, Ayala Corp
Nick Hope (moderator), Director, Stanford Center for International Development


  • Asia Society of Northern California
  • Asia Society of Southern California
  • California-Asia Business Council
  • Pacific Pension Institute
  • Japan Society of Northern California