Annual Conference 2023: Global Banking and Finance

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The Qatar Centre for Global Banking & Finance hosts an annual conference focusing on new directions in central bank research and policymaking. It provides a platform for experts from across the globe to present and discuss new research that can help central banks deal with the fundamental shifts in the global economy and financial system occurring at this time.

Expand your network by meeting top policymakers and researchers. Learn more about central bank mandates, regulatory implications of cryptocurrencies, digital assets, inflation and much more.

The Conference is free to attend. Register now to book your place.


We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers and one of the panels for this year’s conference:

Keynote speakers

6 July: Johannes Stroebel, Professor of Finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University

7 July: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Senior Adviser for Research & Policy at the Federal Reserve Board.

Annual Conference 2023: Global Banking and Finance - Kings College London

Panel: ‘Crypto and decentralised finance: Regulatory priorities’

Chaired by Frances Coppola, Economist, author and blogger.

Leonardo Gambacorta, Head of the Innovation and the Digital Economy unit at the Bank for International Settlements 

Christine Parlour, Sylvan C. Coleman Chair of Finance and Accounting at Haas Business School, UC Berkeley.

David Birch, 15Mb Ltd, author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services

Sheldon Mills, Executive Director, Consumers and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

View the full conference programme to find out more.


The Qatar Centre for Global Banking & Finance is a research centre at King’s Business School, King’s College London dedicated to the study of central banks and the challenges they face in the global environment. It aims to develop cutting-edge research in all areas of central bank policymaking, ranging from monetary policy to financial stability and regulation.

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