Live from a snow-covered World Economic Forum in Davos, the IMF cuts the global economic growth outlook by 3.5%, the lowest in three years. Senior adviser to the Bank of England Huw van Steenis is leading their review of the future of finance, which he insists doesn’t include cryptocurrencies.
Having carved out his career at Morgan Stanley and Schroders, Huw van Steenis has a proven track record in finance. Now he’s heading up the “future of finance” for the next five-to-10 years in the UK. And his goal is to make it a “vibrant financial center” going forward.