The Role of Financial Services in Society

Now into its fourth year, the Role of Financial Services in Society explores core issues facing the financial services industry, including redefining regulatory coordination between public and private sectors, and restoring public trust. It offers a neutral space in which industry members, regulators and academics can discuss ways to address such issues and increase social and economic value


  1. Engage a multi-stakeholder ongoing dialogue on the role of financial services in society
  2. Examine role of financial services as a catalyst for economic growth
  3. Clearly articulate, with multi-stakeholder buy-in, the societal needs that a financial system should fulfill
  4. Explore regulatory issues, including macroprudential policies
  5. Facilitate ongoing discussions about the contribution of the financial services industry in financial innovation, standards of conduct, economic growth, macroprudential policies, and other topics that affect society


Key Organizations

  • ABB
  • Algebris Investments (UK)
  • Banorte
  • Barclays Capital
  • Compagnie Financière Tradition
  • Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Deutsche Börse
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Generali
  • HSBC
  • Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • JP Morgan
  • Lazard Frères & Co.
  • Markit
  • MasterCard
  • National University of Singapore
  • Nissan Motor Company
  • Oliver Wyman Group (MMC)
  • Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studiecs (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University
  • Princeton University
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • UBS
  • UNI Global Union
  • Western Union Company
  • Zurich Insurance Group

Project Management

Dustin Hughes, Project Manager, Role of Financial Services
Tel: +12127036647