The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) Economic Outlook Series “HORIZONS” together with ANZCCJ, will take place on 14 February 2019. The opening speaker will be ANZCCJ Chair, Sally Townsend, followed by ANZ Japan CEO Mitch Mason. This will be followed by Richard Yetsenga, Chief Economist of ANZ Group, who will share about global economic priorities for 2019, and the impact on Australia, NZ and Asia Pacific. This will be followed by a panel discussion on the Australian property market including Richard Yetsenga and Jeff David, Director of ANZ's Institutional Property Group. The 2 panelists will discuss macro trends in the Australia and New Zealand property market. Mr David will also cover the challenges the property market faces from a lending perspective, the risks in the sector, and how the sector is responding.
11:30 Doors open
12:00 Opening remarks by ANZCCJ Chair, Sally Townsend (lunch course served)
12:30-12:33 Welcome remarks by ANZ Japan CEO, Mitch Mason
12:33-13:10 Session 1: Global Economic Priorities for 2019, ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga
13:10-13:40 Session 2: Panel Discussion: Property Markets Update in Australia, Richard Yetsenga and Jeff David, State Director, Institutional Property Group, ANZ
13:45 Closing and networking
Richard Yetsenga Chief Economist, ANZ
Richard Yetsenga is Chief Economist and Head of Research at ANZ. In this role, he leads the Bank's economic and markets research efforts, with a focus on Australia, New Zealand and Asia. With more than 20 years of experience in Asian financial services, Richard joined ANZ in 2011 from HSBC in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Emerging Market FX Strategy. Prior to his seven years at HSBC, Richard held economics and markets strategy roles with Deutsche Bank and the Australian Government.
The ANZ Research team has been recognised with more than 30 top-three rankings in major industry surveys across Australia, New Zealand and Asia in the last five years, alongside numerous industry awards.
Jeff David State Director (QLD, NT & WA), Institutional Property Group, ANZ
Jeff has spent the last 30 years in the finance industry, initially in Business and Corporate Banking, with the last 19 years specialising in Property Finance. Jeff’s current role is the State Director, Institutional Property Group covering ANZ’s larger private and public companies in QLD, NT and WA across the key property sub sectors of residential, commercial office, retail, industrial and hotels. Jeff holds a Masters of Business (Accounting & Finance), FINSIA Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment, and a Bachelor of Economics.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ):
Headquartered in Melbourne and with a long-term AA- credit rating, ANZ has a banking heritage spanning more than 180 years in Australia and New Zealand and an established, on the ground presence in 15 Asian markets. ANZ Japan today offers a broad range of commercial banking products and services to support the activities of their corporate and institutional customers, by connecting them with 34 markets across Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, America and the Middle East. In 2018, ANZ received approval for a securities license in Japan from the Financial Services Agency (FSA). ANZ is the only Australian bank with the securities license in Japan, which allows it to sell Australian, New Zealand and Asian bonds, as well as structured notes, repurchase agreements (repos), and other securities products to Japanese investors. The license operates under ANZ Securities (Japan), Ltd.
Date: 14 February 2018
Time: 12:00-14:00 (doors open at 11:30)
Venue: Tachibana Ballroom, Palace Hotel Tokyo
Price: Member 12,000 yen | Non-Member 14,000 yen (Price includes lunch, please contact us at email@example.com if you have any dietary restrictions)
Registration closes 5pm on Wednesday 6 February 2019
Payment required at time of purchase of tickets. No shows/cancellations will not be refunded.