EGN Developing Markets Focus Group Virtual Event: Taiwan
EGN Developing Markets Focus Group Virtual Event: Taiwan by Shaokai Fan
Welcome to the Developing Markets focus group series. In this online session, we will focus on Taiwan.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 6, 2021. 8am networking. 8.30am - 09.55am interactive workshop.
In this session, will talk about:
1. Introduction and overview
2. Key macroeconomic indicators
3. Taiwan's successful response to Covid
4. The structure of Taiwan's economy
5. Strategic industries
6. Geopolitics and Cross-Strait relations
It will be an interactive & engaging discussion.
About the speaker: Shaokai Fan
Shaokai Fan is the Head of Central Bank Relationships at the World Gold Council, responsible for advising governments on gold matters. He works directly with central banks and sovereign wealth funds on investment considerations. Prior to this position, Shaokai held multiple roles at Standard Chartered Bank where he advised governments on the implications of RMB internationalization and promoted the RMB as a new reserve currency. Shaokai worked previously as an International Economist for the U.S. Treasury Department and held past roles in capital markets and investment banking.
Shaokai also previously worked at the Research, Development, and Evaluation Commission of Taiwan, where has helped to examine policy responses to economic development and government performance. Shaokai has also worked with the government of Taiwan on the creation of a sovereign wealth fund and has authored several articles on the subject.
Shaokai holds a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree in finance and economics from New York University.
08.00 AM: Networking/ Registration
08.30 AM: Webinar start. EGN introductions and speaker introduction
08.35 AM: EGN Developing Markets focus group Virtual Event: Taiwan by Shaokai Fan.
09.35 AM: Q & A and key takeaways
09.55 AM: Meeting end