AIF & CFA help shape The Future of Finance

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On Friday 16 May, CFA Society Netherlands and Amsterdam Institute of Finance proudly presented their first joint symposium & dinner -  The Future of Finance.

The symposium brought together industry leaders to share their vision of the future of finance, and signified the local start of the CFA's global effort to shape a trustworthy, forward-thinking financial industry that better serves society.

Joining us on the day were around 150 professionals representing a variety of industries. They enjoyed the opportunity to hear from an impressive array of speakers as well as networking drinks and a dinner.

Event speakers were:

  • George Möller - Chairman Supervisory Board, Autoriteit Financiële Markten & author of "Waardenloos"
  • Roger Urwin - Member of Board of Governors, CFA Institute & Global Head of Investment Content, Towers Watson
  • Theo Vermaelen - Professor of  Finance & UBS Chair in Investment Banking in honor of Henry Grunfeld at INSEAD
  • Raghu Rau - Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance,  University of Cambridge, Judge Business School
  • Jaap Winter - President  Executive Board, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Tom Cummings proved to be a talented moderator, bringing together the inspirational thoughts and ideas from the panel and managing questions from the audience. The day consisted of two sessions, opened by Brenda Childers (AIF) and and Hilko de Brouwer (CFA Society NL).

> Read the final report


Speaker presentations from the day are available to download below (pdf):

Speaker Presentation
George Möller > Ethical Dilemmas
Roger Urwin > The Future of Finance: If not us, who? If not now, when?
Theo Vermaelen > Ethics and Finance: A contractual approach
Raghu Rau > Behavioral Ethics: Why people don't always behave ethically
Jaap Winter > Governance at the Cross-roads
Additional material
Theo Vermaelen > Maximizing Shareholder Value



Click on the image below to see photos of the event on our Facebook page:

Future of Finance - Facebook album



The Future of Finance initiative is a global effort to shape a trustworthy, forward-thinking financial industry that better serves society.  Initiated by CFA Institute in 2013, it is guided by an advisory council of prominent global leaders and experts with input from financial service professionals and others.  This long-term, global CFA Institute initiative provides guidance and knowledge to empower the world of finance in a positive manner to promote fairness, improved understanding, and personal integrity.

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