Guest Adviser Session on “Sovereign debt” Part 1
Students enrolled in the course Sovereign Debt (Course No. 5123433) will present their policy research paper outlines for advice by the following professionals.
Adviser: Mr. Aziz Durrani, Capacity Development Expert, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO)
Date & time: 6:45pm-8:30pm (JST) on Monday, December 6, 2021
Students willing to join the sessions as an observer are asked to register here by December 5. Link to the zoom meeting will be provided.
About the adviser: Mr. Aziz Durrani has over 19 years of experience in international banking and finance, and in setting, enforcing and providing training on regulatory policies and standards, including climate risk and sustainable finance policies. At the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research office (AMRO), Aziz is responsible for the provision of capacity development and technical assistance to ASEAN countries and China; Hong Kong, China; Japan; and Korea. He previously worked for 5 years at The SEACEN Centre, providing technical assistance and delivering training programmes to SEACEN’s 35 Central Banks and Regulatory Authority stakeholders across Asia on issues related to Supervision, Financial Stability, Risk Management, Climate Risk and Financial Market Infrastructures.
Before joining SEACEN, Aziz spent 7 years working as a Senior Technical Specialist at the Bank of England / Prudential Regulation Authority, undertaking asset quality and Non-Performing Loan reviews globally and managing the wholesale Concurrent Stress Testing programme. Aziz began his career in the Strategy, Finance and Economics practice of Andersen Business Consulting in London, and later worked at Standard Chartered Bank UK, covering the Origination, Structuring and Syndication of loan products. He also worked at Lloyds Banking Group in Leveraged Finance Loan Restructuring and Workout. Aziz is a graduate in Economics and Philosophy from The University of Nottingham, UK, and also studied for an M.Sc. in Computing for Industry at Imperial College London.
About AMRO: “ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) is a regional macroeconomic surveillance organization that aims to contribute to securing the macroeconomic and financial stability in the ASEAN+3 region. AMRO’s vision is to be an independent, credible and professional regional organization acting as a trusted policy advisor to members in the ASEAN+3 region, which includes 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and China; Hong Kong, China; Japan; and Korea. To fulfill its mandate, AMRO focuses on three core functions: conducting macroeconomic surveillance, supporting the implementation of the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralisation (CMIM), and providing technical assistance to members.”
Parts 2 and 3 are scheduled as follows.