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Alex Edmans
Professor of Finance at London Business School.

Alex Edmans is a Professor of Finance at London Business School. He is the author of Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit.

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Axel Weber
past-Chair, UBS, past-President, German Bundesbank

Axel Weber is the past-Chair of UBS and the past-President of the German Bundesbank and a member of the European Central Bank Governing Council from 2004 to 2011. He is a member of the Group of 30.

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Barbara Novick
Co-Founder and past Vice Chairman, BlackRock

Barbara G. Novick was a co-founder of BlackRock in 1988; Ms. Novick transitioned from Vice Chairman to Senior Advisor as of February 2021.

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Bill Coen
past-Secretary General, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS)

Bill Coen is the past Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). He is currently the Chair of the IFRIS Advisory Council. He also serves on the Global Advisory Board of MUFG and the Board of Directors of China Construction Bank.

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Gary Cohn
Vice Chairman, IBM, Former Director, NEC, Former President & COO, Goldman Sachs

As Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council (2017-2018), Gary Cohn managed the US economic policy agenda, stimulating economic expansion, job creation, and wage increases through historic tax and regulatory reform. Prior to that he was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Goldman Sachs where he worked for more than 25 years.

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Greg Medcraft
Former Director, OECD Directorate for Financial & Enterprise Affairs

Greg Medcraft was Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD from November 2017 to July 2021 contributing guidance, strategy and support for the Directorate’s policy and standard-setting work for financial and commercial enterprises.

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Keith Noreika
Partner, Simpson Thatcher; past-Acting Comptroller of the Currency (US)

Keith Noreika is a Partner at Simpson Thatcher and a member of the Financial Institutions Practice. Keith’s practice focuses on banking regulation and related litigation.

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Siew Kai Choy
Former Managing Director, GIC

Siew Kai Choy is a former MD at GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, where he was Director of the Data & Analytics Department, Head of Governance and IT in the Public Markets Group, and founded GIC Innovation Labs.

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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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