03 November 2022, 15:30 - 16:45
Blavatnik School of Government and Zoom
Open to the public
This event is free – register below to attend

Leaders of development banks discuss how their public financial institutions have been performing in these challenging times.

The current global scenario extraordinarily defies decision-makers around the globe, not only for the digital disruption, labour market, economic and cultural changes Covid-19 enhanced but also for the burning issues put forward by climate change and social inequality, as well as rising inflation, policy uncertainties and Ukraine war effects on the economy and geopolitics.

Development Banks: Unlocking Partnerships and Financing to Build Forward, brings CEOs of development banks to the Blavatnik School of Government to discuss how their public financial institutions have been performing in our tremendously challenging times, their successes and the pain points that should be addressed to unlock financing for a better future.

Moderator: Ngaire Woods, Dean of Blavatnik School of Government 
1.    Leslie Maasdorp, Vice President and CFO of the New Development Bank (NDB) 
2.    Reina Irene Mejia, President a.i., Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)  
3.    Vivienne Y. Apopo, Director-General, Eastern African Development Bank (EADB) 
4.    Leany Lemos, former President, Brazilian Extreme South Development Bank (BRDE) and Lemann Fellow of Practice, Blavatnik School of Government. 

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