RockCreek Founder and CEO Afsaneh Beschloss recently moderated a global discussion with several of RockCreek’s senior advisors:
- Caroline Atkinson, who was previously head of policy at Google; White House deputy national security advisor for international economics during the Obama administration; and a senior policymaker at the U.S. Treasury and International Monetary Fund.
- Dr. Jessica Einhorn, former Managing Director of the World Bank and Dean of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University;
- Dame DeAnne Julius, Chair of the Council of University College London; an Advisory Board member of Temasek and the China Investment Corporation (the Chinese sovereign wealth fund); a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England; and former chief economist for Shell and British Airways.
- Laura Tyson, Professor at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Blum Center for Developing Economies; Faculty Director for the Institute for Business & Social Impact; as well as former Dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Chair of the US President's Council of Economic Advisers, and Dean of the London Business School.
The group discussed monetary policy; the prospects for Brexit; growth in China; the challenge from China’s high-tech sector; the solidity of the U.S. dollar as a global reserve currency; and U.S.-China trade negotiations.