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Shaping Finance

A podcast that shares the views of high-level leaders and decision makers in the European and global financial services industry.

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The reflections of Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna. Minister Gramegna reflects on the past year and how the pandemic has impacted European economies. He also shares his views on the upcoming global minim tax and its impact and how the tax d’abbonement is likely to further the growth of both sustainable finance and sustainable business.
23:59 01/07/2021
The role and importance of EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association
 In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Tanguy van de Werve, Director General EFAMA. We discuss hurdles that still need to be addressed in the area of sustainable finance, the importance of increasing retail investor participation in capital markets and he shares his thoughts on the revised CMU action plan.
27:03 15/06/2021
Finance & Philanthropy
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Tonika Hirdman. Tonika is the Director General of the Fondation de Luxembourg, a foundation that facilitates long-term philanthropic engagement. Tonika discusses why people are motivated to engage in philanthropy, the connection to finance and the trends in philanthropy.  
16:02 01/06/2021
Real Estate
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Lisette van Doorn, Chief Executie ULI Europe. We discuss with Lisette the key trends in todays global real estate market, how these affect investments into real estate and shifts in project financing. 
24:05 15/05/2021
Capital Markets and Brexit – A think tank’s thoughts
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by William Wright. William is the Founder and Managing Director of New Financial, a think tank that believes that capital markets can and should be a force for economic and social good. William discusses the needs for larger and more completecapital markets in Europe, the impact of Brexit on the city of London and what it means for the European Union. 
29:26 01/05/2021
The views of an asset manager
 In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Marie Dzanis, Head of Northern Trust Asset Management EMEA. We discuss with Marie the uncertainties and the economic consequences of the current crisis and how financial markets have been affected. She also shares her views on how digitalisation is shaping the future of the asset management industry and how Northern Trust Asset Management engages with target companies to address climate risks.
21:45 15/04/2021
The role and importance of the European Stability Mechanism
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Rolf Strauch, Chief Economist and Management Board Member at the European Stability Mechanism. Rolf touches on the challenges brought on by the current pandemic, the key components of the ESM reform, and the affect of the CMU project on the way we finance our economies. 
25:12 24/03/2021
Capital Markets Union
 In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Michael Cole-Fontayn, the Chairman of AFME, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe. We discuss with Michael the progress made on the CMU, the possible impacts of Brexit and the role of the CMU in helping ensure that Europe's recovery is sustainable.
26:47 15/03/2021
The views of a global asset manager
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Karine Szenberg, Head of Europe and Middle East for Schroders. Karine discusses the upcoming Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation and what is needed in order to make sustainable finance more mainstream, the future of active management and how Schroders is adapting to life after Brexit.  
24:17 01/03/2021
The views of the regulator
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by the Director General of the CSSF, Luxembourg’s financial services supervisor, Claude Marx. He gives his insights on how regulation is keeping pace with the rapid evolution of technology, on the progress that is being made in regulation at the EU level, and the role of the regulator in the area of sustainable finance. 
35:16 14/02/2021
The future of sustainable finance
In this new episode of Shaping Finance, we welcome Julie Becker, Deputy CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. We discuss what has been driving sustainable finance, what is needed in order to boost sustainable finance products, the future of ESG data and how digitalisation has changed the way an exchange works. 
18:44 01/02/2021
Private Banking
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Cynthia Tobiano, Deputy CEO at Edmond de Rothschild Group. Cynthia discusses what is needed in order to boost sustainable finance products, the role of private banks that is shifting given new technologies and the digitalisation of financial services, and the impact of the current crisis on private baking.
23:28 15/01/2021
The views of Jean-Claude Juncker
In this episode of Shaping Finance we are joined by Jean-Claude Juncker, the former Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former President of the European Commission. Mr. Juncker shares with us his insights on the future of the European Union, the success of the so called Juncker Plan, but also on current topics such as the future relationship between the European Union and the UK.
20:48 31/12/2020
What to expect from 2021
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome to Laurence Boone, Chief Economist at OECD. We talk to her about the scars of the pandemic and how the economies of the industrialised world recover from the current slump. 
21:40 15/12/2020
The Future of Data
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome Sherry Madera, Chief Industry & Government Affairs Officer at Refinitiv. Sherry discusses the future of data and the role of data localisation rules. 
27:39 01/12/2020
The role of the ESM and where to next...
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome Klaus Regling, the Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism. He joins us to discuss the role of the ESM in Europe’s recovery, the impact of the UK’s departure on Europe’s financial stability and the need to strengthen the role of the Euro in the international monetary system.
28:33 15/11/2020
Harnessing sustainable finance in Europe
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome Bertrand Badre, CEO of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital. He joins us to share his insights on how to advance the sustainable finance agenda.
26:00 01/11/2020
Canada
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome Jennifer Reynolds, the President & CEO at Toronto Finance International. She joins us to share her insights on Toronto’s rapid rise as a Fintech hotspot, the Canadian financial services respond to climate change and the future role and strategies of Canadian pension funds.
24:27 15/10/2020
Geopolitics and Finance in Asia
In this episode of Shaping Finance we welcome Frederic Neumann from HSBC Hongkong. He joins us to share his insights on some of the challenges that the Asian region had to face lately as well as how some markets have bucked the trend and could see positive growth during this time.
26:21 30/09/2020
The future of the City
In this episode we welcome Miles Celic, the CEO of TheCityUk, the industry led body representing UK based financial and related professional services. He is here to talk about how the UK is addressing current challenges, including the current COVID crisis, but also about the issues around Brexit, sustainable finance, FinTech and around globalisation, as well to discuss the future relationship with London in general.
25:30 13/09/2020
The views of a Minister
In this episode we welcome Pierre Gramegna, the Minister of Finance of Luxembourg.  He is here with us to share his views on the current crisis and the reaction of the Eurogroup. And also, what this means for the global, European and national economy going forward, and for the future of globalisation. 
26:23 24/08/2020