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Christine Skinner
Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, Wharton School of Management

Christine Skinner is an assistant professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at the Wharton School of Management. Her research focuses on central banking, the financial markets, separation-of-powers, corporate governance, and law and macroeconomics.

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Francesca Hopwood Road
Head, Bank for International Settlements Innovation Centre, London

Francesca Hopwood Road is the Head of the Bank for International Settlements Innovation Centre in London.

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Joy Wann
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre, Singapore

Joy Wann is an Advisor for the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore, where she is the project lead for two of the Innovation Hub’s projects on regulatory data analytics and climate-related financial risks. Prior to joining the BIS Innovation Hub, she was a Member of the Secretariat for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) from 2015 to 2020.

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Kanwaljit Singh
Senior Program Officer for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Kanwaljit Singh is a Senior Program Officer for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He leads the 'Financial Services for the Poor' team’s emerging technologies work, which aims to accelerate development and adoption of technologies and platforms to bring digital financial services to the billions of unbanked and underbanked people globally.

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Randal Quarles
past-Vice Chair for Supervision, Federal Reserve Board

Randal Quarles previously served as Vice Chairman for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System from 2017 to 2021, and he was the Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2018 to 2021.

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Starling Insights
Starling Insights Editorial Board

Starling's team of editors provide review and analysis of current trends and developments in the industry.

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T. Raja Kumar
President, Financial Action Task Force

T. Raja Kumar is the President of the Financial Action Task Force. Raja Kumar has rich leadership and operational experience, having held a wide range of senior leadership roles in the Ministry of Home Affairs in Singapore and the Singapore Police Force for over 35 years

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Tim Adams
President and CEO, Institute of International Finance

Tim Adams is the President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance (IIF). The IIF is the global association of the financial industry.

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Yoshiki Takeuchi
Deputy Secretary General, OECD

Yoshiki Takeuchi is the Deputy Secretary General of the OECD. His portfolio includes the strategic direction of the OECD policy on Tax, Financial and Enterprise Affairs along with the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities.

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