About this webinar
Hear from former Vice Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve System Board of Governors, Roger Ferguson Jr., following the upcoming Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Listen as Chief Global Strategist, Seema Shah, hosts a timely discussion on Fed policy, an outlook for markets, and potential implications for investors.

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Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) (2008-2021); Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System (1999-2006)
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA (2008-2021), the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields, and a Fortune 100 financial services organization. Roger is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. He represented the Federal Reserve on several international policy groups and served on key Federal Reserve System committees, including Payment System Oversight, Reserve Bank Operations, and Supervision and Regulation. As the only Governor in Washington, D.C., on 9/11, Roger led the Fed’s initial response to the terrorist attacks, taking actions that kept the U.S. financial system functioning while reassuring the global financial community that the U.S. economy wouldn’t be paralyzed.

Prior to joining TIAA in April 2008, he was head of financial services for Swiss Re, Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and a member of the company’s executive committee. From 1984 to 1997, Roger was an Associate and Partner at McKinsey & Company. He began his career as an attorney at the New York City office of Davis Polk & Wardwell.

He’s a member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents and serves on the boards of Alphabet, Inc.; General Mills, Inc.; and International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. Roger is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and co-chairs its Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education.

Roger serves on the boards of The Conference Board, the Institute for Advanced Study and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He’s a fellow of the American Philosophical Society and a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Group of Thirty and the National Association for Business Economics.

Roger served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness as well as its predecessor, the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, and he co-chaired the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on the Long-Run Macro-Economic Effects of the Aging U.S. Population.

Roger holds a B.A., J.D., and a Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard University.
Seema Shah
Chief Global Strategist, Principal Asset Management
Based in the U.K., Seema oversees global market strategy and advises investment staff across the firm in making economically sound asset allocation calls. She’s responsible for the creation of global economic macro and secular event research, closely monitoring global central bank policy and political developments.

Seema is a regular participant in conferences and forums speaking about global macro market issues. She’s frequently quoted by the financial news media and appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

Seema joined the firm in 2010, previously working as a strategist within Principal Fixed Income. Prior to joining Principal, Seema served as an economist at Capital Economics where she focused on macroeconomic analysis of the U.K. and the European economies. Seema also worked with the macro consulting group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and as an economist at HM Treasury & Inland Revenue Service.

She received a master's degree and bachelor's degree with honors in economics from the London School of Economics.

Webinar details
Date: Thursday June 13, 2024
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Cost: Free
Language: English(Customized)
Webinar ID: a2a84295a175
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Dial-in ID: 193864
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