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Banks and Financial Markets in times of low growth

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language
Former Director, Avenir Suisse; Owner, Analysen & Strategien, Zurich Key Note
Research Fellow, Bruegel, Brussels
Member, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), European Parliament, Brussels
Former Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna
Former Member of the Board, ECB - European Central Bank, Luxembourg; Consultant, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Dr. Thomas HELD

Former Director, Avenir Suisse; Owner, Analysen & Strategien, Zurich

 Studium der Soziologie und Germanistik, Forschungs- und Dozententätigkeit an den Universitäten Zürich, Wien, Stanford und Berkeley in Familiensoziologie, Demographie und Lifecourse
1985-1986 Verlagsdirektor und Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung
1986 AMP Harvard Business School
1987-1989 Mitarbeiter der Hayek Engineering AG
ab 1989 eigenes Unternehmen für "Analysen & Strategien", zahlreiche Mandate für deutsche Verlage
1994-1995 Geschäftsführer der Badischen Zeitung, Freiburg i.B.
1992-2000 Geschäftsführung für Projektierung und Bau des Kultur- und Kongresszentrums Luzern
2001-2010 Aufbau und Leitung des unabhängigen Think Tanks Avenir Suisse
seit 2011 Eigenes Büro für Beratung und Projektmanagement, Mandat für die Schweizerische Musikinsel Rheinau

PhD Prof. Zsolt DARVAS

Research Fellow, Bruegel, Brussels

1998-2000 Senior Researcher, Central Bank of Hungary, Budapest
2001-2005 Deputy Head of Research Division, Central Bank of Hungary, Budapest
1994-2000 Lecturer, Corvinus University of Budapest
2001-2008 Assistant professor, Corvinus University of Budapest
since 2008 Associate professor, Corvinus University of Budapest
2005-2008 Research Adviser, Argenta ZRt Financial Research Group, Budapest
since 2008 Research Fellow, Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
since 2009 Research Fellow, Bruegel (Brussels European and Global Economic Laboratory), Brussels

Mag. MBL-HSG Othmar KARAS

Member, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), European Parliament, Brussels

 Hochschulen
1997 Hochschule St.Gallen, Sponsion zum M.B.L. (Postgraduate) (Europäisches und internationales Wirtschaftsrecht)
2013 Donau-Universität Krems, Ehrenprofessor
 Berufliche und politische Funktionen (Auszug)
1979-1981 Politischer Referent der ÖVP
1981-1995 Leitender Angestellter im Banken- und Versicherungssektor
1983-1990 Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat
1995-1999 Generalsekretär der ÖVP
seit 1999 Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments
seit 2007 Lektor, Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Wien
 Europäisches Parlament
1999-2004 Präsidiumsmitglied und Schatzmeister der EVP-Fraktion
2002-2004 Wirtschaftssprecher der EVP-Fraktion
2004-2011 Vizepräsident und Schatzmeister der EVP-Fraktion
seit 2004 Präsident der SME Intergroup
2006-2009 Obmann des ÖVP-Europaklubs
2009-2013 Präsident der Kangaroo Group
seit 2010 Berichterstattung zu Basel III und die Überarbeitung der Richtlinien über Eigenkapitalanforderungen (CRD 4)
seit 2011 Obmann des ÖVP-Europaklubs
2012-2014 Vizepräsident des Europäischen Parlaments

Mag. Dr. Karl SEVELDA

Former Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna

1973-1976 Independent Research Work for the Federal Ministry for Science and Research
1980 Doctor's degree
1977-1983 Creditanstalt-Bankverein, Corporate Finance and Export Finance
1983-1985 Secretary to the Federal Minister for Trade and Industry
1985 Creditanstalt-Bankverein London and New York
1986-1989 Head of Export Finance Department, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1988-1989 Deputy Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1989-1993 Head of Corporate Finance Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1993-1997 Head of Multinational Corporates Division, Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1997 Head of Corporate Banking Division (in addition to a.m. responsibility), Creditanstalt-Bankverein
1998-2010 Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG: Member of the Board of Managing Directors, in charge of Corporate Customers and Corporate, Trade and Export Finance worldwide
2010-2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG
2013-2017 Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Mag. Dr. Gertrude TUMPEL-GUGERELL

Former Member of the Board, ECB - European Central Bank, Luxembourg; Consultant, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna

  OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
1981 Ph.D., University of Vienna
1981-1984 Advisor in the Cabinet of the Minister of Finance
1985-2003 Various Leadership Positions, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
1998-2003 Vice Governor, Economics and Financial Markets Department, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
  Austria's Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund
  Member of the Economic and Finance Committee
2003-2011 Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main

Dr. Rainer MÜNZ

Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1979-1989 Research Fellow, Austrian Academy of Sciences
1980-1998 Lecturer, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and University of Vienna
1986-1987 Visiting Professor, University of Bamberg
1986, 1989 and 1997-1998 Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley
1988-1989 Visiting Professor, University of Frankfurt am Main
1989-1997 Lecturer, Technical University, Vienna
1990-1992 Director, Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Science
1992 Visiting Professor, University of Zurich
1992-2003 Head, Department of Demography, Humboldt University, Berlin
1995, 1997 Visiting Professor, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
2000-2001 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna
2001-2002 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics of Finance, Technical University, Vienna
since 2003 Senior Fellow, HWWI - Hamburg Institute of International Economics
since 2005 Senior Researcher, Erste Group Bank AG
2008-2010 Member, Reflection Group Horizon 2020-2030, European Union
since 2009 Senior Fellow, Migration Policy Center, Washington, D.C.
since 2010 Visiting Professor, University of St. Gallen
since 2010 Member of the Advisory Committee, Alpbach Financial Market Symposium, Vienna