Industry Engagements

Lena Komileva : Speaker : Conferences

  • CFA Institute, European Investment Conference
  • CFA Societies, Madrid, Copenhagen, Nicosia, Athens, Lisbon, Helsinki, Luxembourg 
  • London Volatility Investing and Tail Risk 
  • Danske Bank Asset Management’s 2018 European Summit
  • FX Buy-Side Europe
  • Bloomberg FX Summits
  • Risk Treasury Conference
  • Global CIO Summit
  • CEO Brokers Summit
  • FX Europe Invest
  • Bloomberg Risk Summits
  • UK Treasury/ Local Authority/ Pension Fund conferences
  • The Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI)
  • Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA)
  • Association of Foreign Banks (AFB)
  • 100 Women in Hedge Funds
  • Moody’s Rating Agency
  • Marcus Evans Conferences
  • Citywire
  • Euromoney Risk conferences
  • GAIM USA - Alternative Investments
  • The ACI World Forex Congress
  • The Luxembourg Financial Forum  
 Policy Events & Public Speaking Engagements City Date
- FX Europe 2019, European Policy Focus  London November 2019
The Annual IMF/ World Bank meetings Washington  October 2019

- FX Buy-Side Europe, Inaugural event

Amsterdam June 2019 
Bank of England Monetary Policy Roundtable London November 2018 
MMF Monetary and Financial Policy Conference London November 2018
- Danske Bank Asset Management’s 2018 European Summit  Copenhagen May 2018 
- London Volatility Investing and Tail Risk London April 2018 
- ECB Watchers Frankfurt March 2018

- Bank of England Future Forum

London November 2017

- CFA Institute, European Investment Conference, Key economic address: 

The Future of Finance

Berlin November 2017
- CFA Society Luxembourg keynote speaker, "The Future of Finance" Luxembourg May 2017
- CFA Society Finland presentation on "The Future of Finance Helsinki  May 2017
- CFA Society Denmark presentation on "The Future of Finance" Copenhagen May 2017
- IFRS Foundation and the CFA Institute: Helena Morrissey, Investment Association chair; Russ Houlden, United Utilities chief financial officer; Gary Baker, managing director of CFA Institute in EMEA; Hans Hoogervorst, chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board; and economist Lena Komileva London April 2017
- Key economics address at UK Broker CEO Summit 2017, “Prepare for change”  Pennyhill Park March 2017
- Chair, Chief Economist panel at the FX Invest Europe Conference 2017  Zurich February 2017
- Chair, Chief Economist Panel at the annual FX Week Europe Conference 2016 London November 2016

-  Chair, Fund Managers’ Emerging Markets panel at FX Week Europe Conference

London November 2016

- Global economist address at Cash and Liquidity Optimisation Europe Conference

London November 2016

- Special economic address “Global Imbalances in a Strong USD World” at Bloomberg Commodities Conference 2016

London October 2016

- Speaking at the annual CEO Summit, IAIR Awards: "From cybercrime to political instability: Challenges and solutions

London October 2016
- MIFID II and The City after Brexit: What Next? A special report for MIFID Industry Conference London September 2016

- Keynote cross-asset strategy address to Citywire Fund Management conference, Germany

Munich April 2016
- Keynote global macro address to Citywire Fund Allocators summit, Spain Madrid

March 2016

- UK economy and policy outlook address to the annual UK General Government and Public Pension Funds Summit London March 2016
- Keynote economic address at Swiss fund manager and family offices conferences, Switzerland Geneva February 2016
- Keynote economic address to Swiss fund managers and family offices Zurich February 2016
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Speaker and Chair of the CFA Institute European Investment Conference, London 2015 and Berlin 2017:


 Policy Events & Public Speaking Engagements - Continued 



Chair, CFA Institute European Investment Conference, 2016


Chaired seminars with Anne Richards, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, and Tim Harford, economist and columnist at the Financial Times  





Presented keynote address at the Citywire Fixed Income Forum, Italy



BoE conference on UK economy and monetary policy



Presented the keynote economic address for the CFA Institute conferences in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Greece: “Volatility is back: A macro perspective”



Nicosia, Athens, Madrid, Lisbon 


Speaker at Prospect Magazine's first General Election 2015 debate titled “Austerity: who's right?” on a panel with Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and George Magnus, economist and author  



Speaker at the CSFI "Global Currency Wars" round table



Speaker at the Bloomberg FX12 Summit



GLG seminar on money markets and new UK regulation



ECB economists summit



Speaker at the 51st ACI Financial Markets World Congress 



Speaker at Bloomberg Link Sovereign Debt Conference 



Delivered keynote address on the global economic outlook 2012 alongside Kristin Forbes, MIT at GAIM USA Hedge Funds Conference, 2012


  Boca Raton, Florida

Organised a Davos-style economics panel for fund managers commisioned by the Securities Association of China, joined by colleagues from the IMF, the FSB and Bloomberg/Oxford University



CSFI think tank round table discussion on the ECB and the sovereign debt crisis



ECB watchers summit



Speaker at the Bloomberg FX11 Summit



Speaker on Eurozone crisis at Luxembourg Financial Forum



Speaker at Bloomberg Link conference on sovereign debt crisis


   New York

Meetings with senior policy officials from the US Fed, ECB, CB Malaysia, Qatar, Oman, South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Egypt, Turkey, Latvia, Iceland, Czech Republic



BoE conference on UK economy and monetary policy



Speaker at CIPFA Central Government Finance conference



Speaker at Marcus Evans Sovereign Risk Management Crisis Conference



ECB economists summit



Speaker at UK National Treasury Risk Study Summit



Speaker at Bloomberg Link conference on sovereign debt crisis



Speaker at an evening seminar organised by 100W Hedge Funds and Moody's



Speaker at CIPFA Treasury Management conference 



Speaker at a CSFI panel discussion on securitisation alongside Rick Watson, ESF, and Peter Thal-Larsen, Reuters Breakingviews


  Speaker at Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) conference on money and credit markets    London

Selected interviews

Keynote Economic Address, Milan Pension Funds Fixed Income Forum

How China’s economic miracle could end in domino effects on global growth. What will happen as the Fed raises rates? How effective is the ECB’s QE for European growth? 

European CEO: The Eurozone crisis presents lasting challenges

European CEO interview, during the CFA Institute European Investment Conference 2016 to find out where the trouble spots are for the Eurozone and which countries lead the recovery.

Bloomberg TV: Orphanides, Komileva, Pimco's Parikhs 

Athanasios Orphanides, former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, Michael Meister, deputy leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party, Lena Komileva, and Saumil Parikhs, portfolio manager at PIMCO discuss Cyprus. 

Bloomberg TV: Komileva on the Euro Crisis, IMF, ECB 

Lena Komileva, chief economist at G+ Economics, talks about the Greek debt crisis and the country's future in the euro zone. She speaks with Maryam Nemazee on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." 

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g+economics in the news Sterling Struggles to Hold Gains after U.K. Jobs Report (10/09/19) Oil Ends Near Flat; Trade War Trumps Kurdish Conflict (08/10/19) 


FTSE 100 finishes higher on Friday as US jobs report brightens the mood (04/10/19) 


Yahoo Finance: Gold Steadies as Powell’s Inflation Quest Offsets Encouraging Jobs Report (04/10/19)


BBC Radio 4 Today programme: “ECB to do whatever it takes” - Lena Komileva, chief economist and managing director of G+ Economics, discusses what the ECB is likely to do, when interest rates are already negative. "There is a general agreement that the ECB has to follow up on reassuring words with action, a broad range of a blend of action, rates, asset purchases, guidance, a promise to do what ever it takes - again. It's clear that the ECB's toolkit is rather maxed out," she told BBC Radio 4's Today Programme.(12/09/19) 


Germany’s Boersen Zeitung: “Rezessionsangste schuren Debatte uber Konjunkturstutze / Recession fears spur debate about economic stimulus” Lena Komileva speaks to Germany’s Boersen Zeitung  chief economics correspondent Mark Schrörs together with Lucrezia Reichlin, Stefan Kooths, Stefan Schneider and Christoph Schmidt (23/08/19) 


FT Market Insight: Market challenge for the Fed is just beginning (07/01/2019) 



FT Market Forces: Investors in thrall of the market tug of war (07/01/2019) 


Bloomberg Radio: Komileva says Tensions Between US and China Run Deep (03/12/2018) 


FT: G20 caution leaves US stocks treading water (30/11/2018) 


FT Market Forces: Ending November with markets stuck on hold (30/11/18)


MarketWatch: As Lighthizer predicts ‘success’ in Trump-Xi dinner, here’s what such an outcome might look like (30/11/2018) 


FT: Wall St debates two words in Powell speech: 'just below' (28/11/2018) 


EFE: La incertidumbre del Brexit pone en jaque a la economía británica (25/11/2018) 


Bloomberg News: Pound Plunge Was Mere Prelude to What May Happen With No Deal (16/11/2018) 


MarketWatch: Here's how Brexit turmoil could become a problem for US and global markets (16/11/2018)


FT: A Congress divided: Analysts explain what it means for Wall Street (07/11/2018) 


FT: Dollar drops as midterm results dim stimulus hopes (07/11/2018) 


MarketWatch: As election clouds clear, get ready for the rush back into US stocks (07/11/2018) 


CNBC: Tax cuts have been controversial, but voters didn't seem to care about them (07/11/2018) 


FT Market Forces: Gridlock - no escape from trade tension (06/11/18)


Bloomberg Radio: Bloomberg Daybreak with Karen Moskow and Nathan Hager (23/10/18)


Bloomberg TV: Fed Should Be Proceeding Towards Normalization Says G Plus' Komileva (04/07/18)


Asset TV: Masterclass Global Outlook - 2018

FT: Wall Street struggles to extend new year rally (08/01/18)


Bloomberg TV: What are the biggest risks facing markets in 2018? (01/01/18) 


Bloomberg Best - Radio: The outlook for 2018 (28/12/17) 


Bloomberg TV: Komileva Says Markets in State of “Rational Exuberance” (28/12/17)  


Bloomberg Opinion | Prophets: Stocks and Bonds Are Sending the Correct Signals (15/12/17


WSJ: As Fed Tightens, Europe Hangs Loose (14/12/17) 


FT: Yellen kept markets calm but 2018 may be rockier (13/12/17)


Bloomberg TV: G+’ Komileva Says BOE Is in 'Holding Period' on Rates (13/12/17) 


Financial Times: High-stakes game of financial risk for policymakers - Cracks appearing as fears grow central bank tightening could provoke market instability (28/11/17)  


Milano Finanza: May in limbo, pound under pressure (14/11/2017) 


Dow Jones Newswires: BoE Risks Weak Growth, High Inflation, After Rate Rise: G+ Economics (14/11/17)


Dow Jones Newswires: Sterling Price Doesn't Reflect "Extreme" Scenarios - Market Talk (13/11/17) 


FT Insight: You are too complacent (31/07/17) 



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