The Rafael del Pino Foundation organised the series of Master Conferences entitled, "What will our societies be like after the crisis?", which took place at the Foundation's headquarters throughout 2009 and 2010.
Stephen S. Roach, Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, gave a lecture entitled: "Essential leadership in the post-crisis world" at the Rafael del Pino Foundation, as part of its Master Lecture Programme and within the aforementioned series of lectures. The conference took place on 22 June 2009, at 19:00 hours.
Stephen S. Roach, who holds a PhD in Economics from New York University and a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, serves as Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia as the firm's chief economist for clients, governments and regulators across the region. Prior to his appointment as Chairman, he was Head of Morgan Stanley's Economics Department and led a global team of leading economists based in New York, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Throughout his 25-year career as an economist at Morgan Stanley, Stephen Roach has been recognised around the world as one of Wall Street's most influential thought leaders. Recently, his research has focused on globalisation, the emergence of China and India and the consequences of global imbalances on capital markets.
Stephen S. Roach is frequently quoted in the financial press and various media. He has been a regular contributor to the op-ed pages of major newspapers around the world. He has also published several books, including "This China Is Different" (2002) and "The Next Asia" (2007). He has been an advisor to numerous governments and is frequently invited to speak to the US Congress. Since November 2008, he has been working with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Zone Government on issues related to current economic challenges.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 1982, Mr. Roach was Vice President of Economic Analysis at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company.