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InEquality and Access to Financial Services

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Are there adequate structures providing all citizens with equal access to and understanding of financial services? What impact do financial services have on social inequality? Can we use them as an instrument to reduce inequality?

Speakers

Senior Vice President, Western Union Business Solutions, London; Member, Supervisory Board, Western Union International Bank, Vienna
Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
Secretary General, Finance Watch, Brussels
Chairman and Chairman of Strategic Development Committee, Bank of China Limited, Beijing
Member of Federal Executive Board, Union of Private Sector Empoyees, Graphical Workers and Journalists, Vienna Chair

Kerry AGIASOTIS

Senior Vice President, Western Union Business Solutions, London; Member, Supervisory Board, Western Union International Bank, Vienna

2002-2005 Director Sales Consulting, Siebel Systems
2006 Vice President Sales Consulting CRM, Oracle Corp
2006-2008 Global Sales Strategy and Operations, Travelex
2008-2012 Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific, Travelex Global Business Payments
since 2012 Global Head of Sales, Western Union Business Solutions, London
since 2014 Managing Director, Western Union Business Solutions, London
since 2014 Senior Vice President, Western Union Business Solutions, London

Mag. Dr. Peter BOSEK

Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

1993-1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna
1996-1998 Advisor to the Board on all Legal Matters, Law-Office, Department of Constitutional and Public Law, University of Vienna
1996-2005 Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna; School of Finance; Federal Academy of Public Administration
1998-1998 Strategic Product Management, Real Estate Department
1998-2002 Managing Director, Neue Eisenstädter Gemeinnützige Bau- Wohn- und SiedlungsgesmbH
1999-2001 Head, Product Management and Residential Building
2000-2007 Member, Management Board, Wohnbaubank AG
2001 Member, Supervisory Board, various subsidiaries
2001-2002 Head, Housing & Real Estate
2002-2003 Head, Sales Steering
2004-2007 Head, Business Unit Retail
2007-2014 Member, Management Board, Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
since 2015 Member, Management Board and Chief Retail Officer, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

Christophe NIJDAM

Secretary General, Finance Watch, Brussels

 Master, Economics & Public Law, Institut d'Etudes politiques de Paris
 APC, Corporate financial management, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, New York
1979-1983 Assistant Treasurer, Crédit Lyonnais, New York
1983-1989 Vice President, CCF-Crédit Commercial de France, Paris
1989-1992 Executive Vice President and General Manager, Groupe Crédit du Nord, New York
1992-1993 Vice Chairman in Charge of Finance, Le Nouvel Economiste, Paris
1994-2008 Managing partner, CapitalAction, Paris
2008-2014 Equity Research Analyst, Team Leader Banking Sector, AlphaValue, Paris
since 2015 Secretary General, Finance Watch, Brussels

Guoli TIAN

Chairman and Chairman of Strategic Development Committee, Bank of China Limited, Beijing

1992-1994 Vice-Governor, City Branch Beijing Municipality, China Construction Bank, Beijing
1994-1997 General Manager, Sales Department, China Construction Bank, Beijing
1997-1999 Assistant Governor, China Construction Bank, Beijing
1999-2010 Chairman, Board of Directors, China Cinda Asset Management Corporation, Beijing
2004-2010 CEO, China Cinda Asset Management Corporation, Beijing
2010-2013 Vice-Chairman, CITIC Group; Board of Directors, CITIC Limited, Beijing
2010-2013 General Manager, CITIC Group, CITIC Limited, Beijing
since 2013 Executive Member, Board of Directors, Bank of China, Beijing
since 2013 Secretary, Party Committee, Bank of China CPC, Beijing
since 2013 Chairman, Board of Directors, Bank of China, Beijing

MMag. Agnes STREISSLER-FÜHRER

Member of Federal Executive Board, Union of Private Sector Empoyees, Graphical Workers and Journalists, Vienna

1986-1991 Degree in History, University of Vienna, Vienna
1988-1993 Degree in Economics, University of Vienna, Vienna
1993-2006 Researcher, Department for Economics, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna
2006-2008 Head of Department for Economic Policy, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna
2008 Managing Director, ZIT- Centre for Innovation and Technology, Vienna
2009-2017 Owner-Director of newly founded consultancy "agnes streissler - wirtschaftspolitische projektberatung", Vienna
since 2017 Member of Federal Executive Board, Union of Private Sector Employees, Graphical Workers and Journalists, Vienna

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