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23.10.2013

The Czech economy and its role in Europe (Golden Series on World Money)

The CBCC members have been invited to attend a lecture and Q&A session presented by Miroslav Singer, Governor of the Czech National Bank, on The Czech Economy & its role in Europe.

This event is due to take place on Monday 4 November, at Innholders’ Hall, 30 College Street, London EC4R 2RH from 11:15 until 13:00.

If you would like to attend this event please RSVP to Nikolai Blackie nikolai.blackie@omfif.org.

Dr. Miroslav Singer was appointed a member of the CNB Bank Board and Vice-Governor in February 2005. The President appointed him CNB Governor for a term of six years with effect from 1 July 2010. Obtaining a PhD in 1995 from University of Pittsburgh, Singer also worked as a researcher and lecturer, and later as Deputy Director for Research, at the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education at Charles University (CERGE-EI) from 1993. He became Chief Economist at Expandia Finance in 1995, was Managing Director of Expandia Investment Company between1998-1999 and Managing Director of Expandia Holding between 2000-2001. In 2001,

Singer joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Czech Republic as Director of the services to businesses group, where he specialised in corporate recovery, restructuring and distressed assets transactions. He has been a member of the Supervisory Boards/Boards of Directors at Česká pojišťovna, Expandia Finance, Expandia Banka, Expandia Holding and Chemofond, as well as at industrial companies such as Jitona, Vigona and Vlnap.

Singer has lectured on preparatory mathematical analysis, statistics, advanced econometrics and labour economics at the CERGE-EI at Charles University and now lectures on information economics at the University of Economics in Prague. He has published articles in the daily and professional press, including the Review of Economics and Statistics, Economics of Transition and the Journal of Comparative Economics. As a participant at specialist conferences and in his lectures, he has also dealt with issues such as transformation, growth, the European currency, bankruptcy legislation and corporate governance. This event has been organised by DeLaRue in association with Czech British Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

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