The Global Economic Landscape
October 18th, 2022 12:00PM -1:00PM
This is an in-person event and lunch will be provided. Limited seating available!
From the war in Ukraine to strained U.S.-China relations to the ravaging effects of climate change, the threats to global security and stability continue to rise. What has the economic fallout of these geopolitical upheavals been? What can we expect for the future?
Join the World Affairs Council on October 18 for an in-person lunch conversation with Dr. Zongyuan Zoe Liu to discuss how global events are affecting markets and shaping the economic outlook. This program will be moderated by Skyler Brown, Wealth Management Advisor at Goldman Sachs.
About the Speaker
Zongyuan Zoe Liu is a fellow for international political economy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Her work focuses on international political economy, global financial markets, sovereign wealth funds, supply chains of critical minerals, development finance, emerging markets, energy and climate change policy, and East Asia-Middle East relations. Dr. Liu’s regional expertise is in East Asia, specifically China and Japan, and the Middle East, specifically Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Dr. Liu is the author of Can BRICS De-dollarize the Global Financial System? (Cambridge University Press) and Sovereign Funds: How the Communist Party of China Finances its Global Ambitions (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2023).
About the Moderator
Skyler Brown is a Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs where his team develops risk mitigated investment portfolios and comprehensive wealth strategies for high net worth clients and non-profit organizations. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Skyler received an MBA from the University of Washington with the International Business Certificate. Prior to attending graduate school, Skyler graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and eventually served as a Special Forces Green Beret with the Persian Farsi language specialty. Skyler is a board member for the University of Washington Alumni Association, ACT Theatre, and the anti-recidivism non-profit Pioneer Human Services.