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Chief Economist of Banco Espírito Santo (BES) since June 2002. Currently, Carlos Almeida Andrade also teaches a Managerial Economics course in the International MSc in Business Administration at Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CLSBE) in Lisbon, Portugal.

Prior to joining BES, he was teaching at CLSBE and working at the Center for Applied Studies in the same university. He has also collaborated with the Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Portugal.

He collaborates regularly with opinion articles in several Portuguese newspapers and publications.

Renaat Berckmoes serves as Chief Financial Officer of Telenet Group Holding NV. He served as T reasurer of Telenet since November 2001. Mr. Berckmoes served as Group Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations of Telenet until 2006. In these roles, his principal responsibilities involved all of Telenet's financing transactions and acquisitions.

Among the key acquisitions that Mr. Berckmoes oversaw were the acquisition of the cable assets of the Mixed Intercommunales, Canal+ Flanders, Codenet and UPC Belgium. The most significant financings he was involved in, were Telenet Group Holding's public note issues in 2003, the initial public offering in 2005 and various refinancings of Telenet's Facility Agreement.

Prior to joining Telenet, Mr. Berckmoes worked at Solutia (Chemicals) from 1998 to 2001, where he worked as Credit Manager EMEA and European Treasurer, and from 1993 to 1998 at KBC Bank.

António Borges is Professor of Economics at Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics. He was Director of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund until November 2011. Prior to that, he was the Chairman of the Hedge Fund Standards Board, a post which he had held since 2008.
Formerly, he was Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs International which he joined in September 2000. His responsibilities included investment banking, leadership development and strategy.
Prior to this he was Dean of INSEAD between 1993 and 2000. He joined INSEAD's faculty in 1980 and also taught at the University of Lisbon, Portuguese Catholic University and Stanford University. Between 1990 and 1993 António Borges was Vice Governor of Banco de Portugal, where he took a leading role in the liberalization of Portugal's financial system. He also worked at European level on the project of Economic and Monetary Union.
He graduated from the Technical University in Lisbon and holds his MA and PhD in Economics from Stanford University.
He is a Board member of Bocconi University and of Singapore Management University, as well as of several corporations and foundations. Between 2002 and 2010 he was chairman of ECGI (European Corporate Governance Institute).

Dominique Cerutti has served as a director of NYSE Euronext since April 2011. He joined NYSE Euronext on December 15, 2009 and has served as the president and deputy chief executive officer and head of Global Technology since January 2010.

Mr. Cerutti served as General Manager of IBM Southwest Europe from 2005 until 2009. In his role as General Manager, Mr. Cerutti led all of IBM's business operations, had full profit and loss responsibility and ensured risk management, compliance and business controls across IBM's business units in southern and western Europe.

Previously, Mr. Cerutti was General Manager of IBM's Global Services in Europe, Middle East & Africa from 2003 until 2005.

Mark Cliffe is Chief Economist of ING Group. He is responsible for a global financial market research team in 12 offices around the world, servicing corporate and institutional customers with research on macro-economics, fixed income, equities and FX, money market and derivative products.

In addition, he leads an economics research team which advises the ING's senior management and home market client base on a broad range of economic, political and social issues.

Prior to his career at ING he worked as Chief International Economist for HSBC Markets, Nomura Research Institute and ANZ Merchant Bank. Mark resides in London and works alternately in London and Amsterdam.

Chrystia Freeland was appointed Managing Director and Editor, Consumer News, in January 2013. In this role, Freeland has editorial and commercial control of the company's consumer online, mobile and digital properties including Reuters.com and its global suite of websites, as well as mobile news applications. Previously, she was appointed editor of Thomson Reuters Digital in April 2011. In 2010, she joined the company as Reuters global editor-at-large.

Before joining Thomson Reuters, Freeland served as the US managing editor of the Financial Times where she led the editorial development of the paper's US edition and of US news on FT.com. During this time, the US print edition became the single largest edition of the newspaper. She also held positions within the company including, editor of the FT's Weekend edition, editor of FT.com, UK News editor, Moscow bureau chief and Eastern Europe correspondent.

From 1999 to 2001, Freeland served as deputy editor of The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper. She began her career working as a stringer in Ukraine, writing for the Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Economist.

Freeland's second book, Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else, an international bestseller, was published October 2012 by The Penguin Press. It was awarded the Lionel Gelber prize in 2013 for the best foreign policy book of the year. Her first book Sale of a Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution, was an account of the country's journey from communism to capitalism. Her profile of Mikhail Khodorkovsky in the Financial Times garnered Freeland the Business Journalist of the Year Award in 2004. In 2011 she received a Front Page Award from the Newswomen's Club of New York for business reporting. In 2013, the Society of Professional Journalists announced Freeland the winnder of the Sigma Delta Chi award for online column writing.

Freeland sits on the advisory board of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is a Commissioner of the Women's Refugee Commission and a board member of Americans for Oxford. She has been honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Freeland earned a bachelor's degree in history and literature from Harvard University, and a Master of Studies degree in Slavonic studies from St. Antony's College at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

Kit Juckes joined SocGen in June 2010 as Head of Currency Research from the ECU group, a global macro and currency management  firm, where he was Chief Economist.

He has worked in financial markets for over 25 years, in London, Frankfurt, and Greenwich Ct.  He started as a Treasury economist with the Mitsui Bank before spending 6 years as FX and bond strategist at SG Warburg, then on to NatWest, Greenwich Natwest and RBS where he was at various times head of FX, interest rate and credit strategy.

He was born in Kenya, brought up in France and studied economics at University College, London. He lives in Highest with his wife Cheryl, and their two children.

Jack de Kreij was employed with the Dutch Ministry of Finance from 1980 until 1986. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 1986 and was, amongst others, Manager Merger & Acquisitions (New York).

After being appointed Partner in 1990, he fulfilled several management roles within PwC.

Before being appointed as member of the Executive Board of Vopak, he was Senior Partner and Territory Leader in the Netherlands for PwC's Transaction Services. Member of the Executive Board since January 2003

Matt Miller is an editor-at-large with The Deal and responsible for a wide range of feature articles, analysis and special assignments. Miller is a member of the original editorial team of The Deal. He helped develop coverage on cross-border deals, emerging markets, regional reports, distressed investing and bankruptcy. He has also written extensively on the music industry, was part of a weekly video series on the Eurozone crisis and has appeared as a commentator on CNBC and CNN, as well as on The Deal's own Internet broadcast.

Miller is celebrating his 37th year in business and financial journalism.

Miller received his bachelor's of art degree in Asian studies, geography and history from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. and did post-graduate studies at the University of the Philippines. He has taught Asian Studies at San Diego State University.

Duncan L. Niederauer has served as chief executive officer and a director of NYSE Euronext since December 2007 and has served as a member of the Company's management committee since April 2007. Mr. Niederauer also serves on the board of NYSE Group. Mr. Niederauer was previously a partner at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (United States) where he held many positions, among them co-head of the Equities Division Execution Services franchise. His career at Goldman spanned 22 years. From March 2002 until February 2004, Mr. Niederauer also served on the board of managers of Archipelago Holdings, LLC (United States). Mr. Niederauer also serves on the board of trustees of Colgate University.

Mr. Niederauer's current memberships include the G100, the British-American Business Council International Advisory Committee, the Partnership for New York City, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, the Shanghai International Financial Advisory Committee, the Museum of American Finance and Fundacao Dom Cabral in Brazil.

Manuel Rodrigues was a professor of finance at AESE - Escola e Direção de Negócios – a Universidad de Navarra partner in Lisbon – and a managing director at Naves Venture Capital until 2012, following his tenure as a strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group (2006) and A. T. Kearney (2005) in Spain.
From 2010 to 2012, he was Vice-President of the Social Democratic Party ('PSD') and, among other responsibilities, represented PSD during the negotiation of 2011's Government budget.
He holds a PhD from UK's Cranfield University School of Management specialized in finance. While at Cranfield University School of Management, he developed research focused on credit risk and was responsible for an extension of the models created by Nobel laureates Scholes, Merton and Black for credit spreads pricing, which he presented at the Financial Management Association, in Atlanta, on October 2012. Moreover, he also developed research on the speed at which information is disseminated in the financial markets. Among other papers, he is co-author of «The Performance of Structural Models in Pricing Credit Spreads» and «Risk-Adjusted Returns of Credit Default Swaps and Equity Trading Strategies and a Test Market Efficiency and Price Discovery».
Previously, he graduated in Civil Engineering from Portugal's Instituto Superior Técnico followed by a MBA at Spain's IESE Business School – Universidad de Navarra – and US' Kellogg School of Management, in Chicago. He completed the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program at Georgetown University and a Taxation post-graduate degree at Portugal's ISCTE - Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e Empresa.

Dr. Nouriel Roubini is the co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an independent, global macroeconomic strategy research firm. The firm's website, Roubini.com, has been named one of the best economics web resources by BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. He is also a professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business. Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as broad academic credentials. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then the senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues.

The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn upon his consulting expertise. He has published over 70 theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and coauthored the books "Political Cycles: Theory and Evidence" (MIT Press, 1997) and "Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Markets" (Institute for International Economics, 2004) and "Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance" (Penguin Press, 2010). Dr. Roubini's views on global economic issues are widely cited by the media, and he is a frequent commentator on various business news programs. He has been the subject of extended profiles in the New York Times Magazine and other leading current-affairs publications. The Financial Times has also provided extensive coverage of Dr. Roubini's perspectives. Dr. Roubini received an undergraduate degree at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and a doctorate in economics at Harvard University. Prior to joining Stern, he was on the faculty of Yale University's department of economics.

Patrick Sayer has been Chairman of Eurazeo's Executive Board since 2002. Previously, he was a senior partner at Lazard Frères et Cie in Paris and Managing Director of Lazard Frères & Co in New York.

In addition to his duties within Eurazeo, he holds various other mandates, including Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ANF and Rexel, Member of the Advisory Board of APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH, Director of Accor, Tech Data Corporation, Europcar Groupe, Gruppo Banca Leonardo, Sportswear Industries Srl and Moncler. In addition to that, he is the former Chairman (2006-2007) of the French Private Equity Association (AFIC) and teaches finance at Universite Paris Dauphine.

Patrick Sayer is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1980), of Ecole des Mines de Paris (1982) and of the French Financial Analyst center.

Scott Cutler is Executive Vice President and Head of Global Listings at NYSE Euronext where he is responsible for managing the Exchange's relationship with over 2,100 companies listed at the NYSE from Canada, Latin America, United States and Asia, as well as over 2,000 companies listed at Euronext in the European domestic markets. In addition, Mr. Cutler is responsible for the Exchange's relationship with the Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Legal communities to attract new listings and also oversees the Capital Markets business including, Initial Public Offerings for operating companies, Structured Products, Closed-End Funds, and REITs listing on the NYSE or NYSE MKT. He also oversees strategic development and M&A for the global listings business.

Mr. Cutler leads the corporate governance efforts at NYSE Euronext and has served on the NYSE Corporate Governance Commission and also the Proxy Fee Advisory Committee. He was named as one of the top 100 most influential people in U.S. corporate governance in 2010. He frequently testifies in Congress on capital raising activities and was involved in the JOBS Act legislation that was passed by the Obama Administation in April 2012.

He serves on the Management Committee of NYSE Euronext. Mr. Cutler also serves as a board member for the Mental Health Association of New York City, British American Business, the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and The Receivables Exchange.

Mr. Cutler graduated with a B.S. degree in Economics from Brigham Young University and earned a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.