EGN invites you to join EGN Cross-Functional Virtual Event: Economic Forecast by Manu Bhaskaran
Date/Time: Thursday, January 13, 2022. Networking at 4pm. Interactive workshop at 4.30pm – 6pm.
About the speaker: Manu Bhaskaran
Manu Bhaskaran is a leading Asian economist based in Singapore with more than 30 years of experience in studying economic, political and security issues that shape the business environment in Asia. He co-ordinates the Asian business of Washington DC-based strategic advisory firm, Centennial Group, directing its Asian economic research practice which provides in-depth analysis of macro trends in Asia. He works extensively with investment institutions, government agencies and corporations.
Manu is regularly presenting his views on the economic, political, and business environment in Asia at business conferences and in-house briefings. He has conducted studies on a wide range of subjects including consumer finance in Asia; Asian integration; regional and country-specific political and economic outlooks; the Impact of China on Asia; portfolio capital flows in emerging markets, amongst many others. He is a member of the Regional Advisory Group for Asia and the Pacific of the International Monetary Fund and sits on the boards of CIMB Investment Bank and Japfa Ltd.
Manu is a regular columnist for The Edge (Singapore) and holds positions in think tanks including being Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS); Vice President of the Economics Society of Singapore, and Council Member of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).
04.00 PM: Networking/ Registration
04.30 PM: Webinar start. EGN introductions and speaker introductions
04.35 PM: Economic Forecast by Manu Bhaskaran.
05.35 PM: Q & A and key takeaways
05.55 PM: Meeting end