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Adrian Blundell-Wignall

 

Dr. Adrian Blundell-Wignall

Deputy Director in the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Financial Markets

OECD

 

Permanent url: www.oecd.org/daf/abw

 

Articles, speeches, videos

Dr. Adrian Blundell-Wignall is the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Financial Markets and Deputy Director in the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs (DAF) at the OECD, effective from 14 February 2007.

He is founder and chairman of a charitable foundation (The Anika Foundation) that raises and invests an endowment fund to provide scholarships in a critical area of healthcare.

Mr. Blundell-Wignall is an Australian citizen. He has a 1st class Honours degree and PhD in Economics from Cambridge University, UK.

He is the author of extensive publications on financial markets and monetary policy in learned journals and books, as well as broker analyst studies and reports.

Senior Positions

  • 2002 - Citigroup (Australia, Ltd) director, head of Equity Strategy Research
  • 2000 - Executive vice-president, head of Asset Allocation, BT Funds Management
  • 1993 - Head of Derivative Overlays and Levered Products at Bankers Trust Funds Management, building a new $4 billion business
  • 1991 - Head of the Research Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia: directing a department and participating in monetary policy discussions at the internal pre-Board meetings

Early in his career he held economist positions in: the OECD Economics Department, the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Economic Planning Advisory Council of Australia.

 

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IN THE NEWS

The problem with banking on the future

1 Aug 2013, Charter Magazine

 

Des économistes recommandent une réforme radicale de la notation financière

28 Mar 2012, Le Parisien

 

Euro rescue funds need to be doubled - OECD official

2 Feb 2012, Reuters

 

OECD paper says Europe’s bailout fund needs be doubled to stem crisis, shore up banks

2 Feb 2012, Washington Post

 

Financial Alchemy Foils Capital Rules as Banks Redefine Risk

14 Nov 2011, Bloomberg Business Week

 

Eurozone banks boost capital by redefining risk

9 Nov 2011, AdvisorOne

 

Fate of Europe hinges on deal to save Greece

22 Oct 2011, The Australian

 

 

 

External economic threats

26 May 2013

Australia is facing an avalanche from the rest of the world... fixed exchange rates in some major economies, driving increases in money supply from others.

 

Avoiding a new financial crisis

27 January 2010

The impact of US proposals for banking reform and how they can help avoid a new financial crisis

Permanent url:www.oecd.org/daf/abw

 

 

 

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