Past webcasts

Webcast / 29.05.2020

Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Outlook

UBS Bank for Banks livestream, May 29, 2020

Please note: The webcast does not contain any advisory or product placement.

Program and speakers

Introduction and moderation

Christian Stolcke, UBS Global Head Banks and Head Corporate and Institutional Clients Americas

Macroeconomic outlook

Paul Donovan, UBS Chief Economist Global Wealth Management

Megatrends and long-term themes

Alexander Stiehler, UBS Head Long-Term Investment Themes

Christian Stolcke

Global Head Banks and Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients, Americas

Christian is a Capital Markets and Transaction Banking veteran who spent his career successfully growing service businesses and implementing large scale performance improvement programs across Shared Services, Operations and Technology.

Christian holds a dual role at UBS as Global Head of Banks and Head of Corporate Subsidiary Banking in the Americas, both within the Corporate and Institutional Client Business.

He is responsible for managing relationships with global banks and regulated broker from a coverage, risk and strategic perspective. Furthermore, he oversees the Transaction Banking business serviced out of Switzerland, which encompasses Cash, Securities and Trade & Export finance for Financial Institutions. Additionally, Christian manages UBS's fast growing Corporate Subsidiary Banking franchise in the Americas.

Christian received a BA/MBA degree from the University of Mannheim, Germany, as well as an MBA from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business in New York City.

Paul Donovan

Chief Economist, UBS Global Wealth Management

Paul Donovan is the Chief Economist of UBS Global Wealth Management. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee, a UBS Opinion Leader, a sponsor of UBS Speak Up, and a UBS Pride Ally.

Paul is responsible for developing and presenting the UBS Economic Outlook, communicating the UBS view on economics, policy and politics around the world. He regularly appears in print and broadcast media, and is a reluctant tweeter on economic issues. Paul represents UBS on the B20 Trade and Investment Working Group.

He started at UBS Investment Bank as an intern in 1992, and was a global economist before moving to Global Wealth Management in August 2016.

Paul has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. He is an Honorary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford, sitting on its investment committee, and is a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Circle of Oxford. He holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of London. Paul is also a co-founder of the Peter Culverhouse Memorial Trust (a cancer research and patient care charity). He is an amateur heavyweight boxer, and a keen skier.

His views can be found at www.ubs.com/pauldonovan, and on his LinkedIn and YouTube profiles.

Alexander Stiehler

Head CIO Long-Term Investment Themes, UBS Global Wealth Management

After completing his studies, he initially worked as a renewable energy equity analyst in investment banking. After moving to UBS he became part of UBS Chief Investment Office.

In addition to his work as an equity analyst focusing on European industrial companies, he looks at thematic investment ideas (such as robots and automation, security & safety, waste management, water scarcity, and energy efficiency).

Alexander Stiehler is a graduate economist and a trained financial analyst. Since March 2017, he is also a Certified ESG Analyst by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies.

Webcast / 01.10.2020

Beyond digital banking - the symbiosis between people, technology and ecosystems

UBS Bank for Banks livestream, Thursday, October 1st, 2020, 15.00-16.00 CEST / 14.00-15.00 BST / 09.00-10.00 EDT

Please note: The webcast does not contain any advisory or product placement.

Themes

Digitalization and innovative technologies are creating unprecedented disruption in the banking sector. The current situation is putting increased pressure on banks to speed up automation and their digital transformation. Meanwhile, process automation, machine learning, and AI demand a high level of symbiosis between people and machines. Are we ready for this?

New ecosystems and platforms offer fresh opportunities, but also huge challenges. In light of all this, our next livestream will focus on topics including innovation, technology, platforms, data science, automation, and the human-machine interface.

See below the UBS speaker details for this interactive livestream discussion.

During the presentation, we'll ask you to give your opinion on certain pre-set questions. You'll also have an opportunity to ask your own questions during the webcast.

How it works:

  1. Open your browser and type in www.menti.com or open your camera and scan the QR Code
  2. Enter the code 95 26 13 0 on screen soon after the webcast starts
  3. Post your questions and take part in the votes during the presentations

Christopher Gelvin

Head Group Operations

Since July 2018 Chris has been the Head of Group Operations, a global team working across every UBS business in every market to deliver the services our clients want and need, and which is dedicated to enhancing the client experience through digital transformation and delivering excellence.

Chris joined UBS in 2006, and spent ten years in a variety of senior strategy and cost management roles across both UBS Group Technology and Group Operations, including as COO of both organizations. In April 2016, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Group COO, the function overseeing all logistics and support services for the UBS Group across Operations, Technology, HR, Corporate Services, and Sourcing. In this role he was also the Group-wide sponsor for automation, and responsible for the design and implementation of the UBS service management framework. Prior to joining UBS, Chris was at Accenture for ten years.

Lee Fulmer

Head Innovation Lab and Chief Data Officer, Investment Bank

Lee joined UBS in 2016 and was the IB CIO before setting up UBS IB Innovation Lab which focusses on driving business innovation through problem solving.

His previous roles have included running cash management at JP Morgan, group chief architect at HBOS and Head of Intranet Services and Web Delivery at the BBC. Lee also developed the initial scheme concept of UK's Faster Payments system and chaired the industry bodies that designed and procured the new central infrastructure.

Christian Stolcke

Global Head Banks and Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients, Americas

Christian is a Capital Markets and Transaction Banking veteran who spent his career successfully growing service businesses and implementing large scale performance improvement programs across Shared Services, Operations and Technology.

Christian holds a dual role at UBS as Global Head of Banks and Head of Corporate Subsidiary Banking in the Americas, both within the Corporate and Institutional Client Business.

He is responsible for managing relationships with global banks and regulated broker from a coverage, risk and strategic perspective. Furthermore, he oversees the Transaction Banking business serviced out of Switzerland, which encompasses Cash, Securities and Trade & Export finance for Financial Institutions. Additionally, Christian manages UBS's fast growing Corporate Subsidiary Banking franchise in the Americas.

If you have any questions about this live webcast, please contact your client advisor or send us an email.

Webcast / 04.03.2020

ESG – A promise for future generations

How do leading financial institutions facilitate their clients’ sustainable agenda?

UBS Bank for Banks livestream, Thursday, March 4, 2021

Please note: The webcast does not contain any advisory or product placement.

Driving change in the world requires leadership. As the world's largest wealth manager, we have a responsibility to take a leading role in shaping a positive future – The transition into a more sustainable society is one of the greatest challenges of our generation.

How does ESG create sustainable business value and how does Philanthropy help impact investing to reach its potential?

Let us discuss innovative approaches to social finance and why you should experiment early and intentionally.

See below the UBS speaker details for this interactive livestream discussion.

During the presentation, we'll ask you to give your opinion on certain pre-set questions. You'll also have an opportunity to ask your own questions during the webcast.

How it works:

  1. Open your browser and type in www.menti.com or open your camera and scan the QR Code
  2. Enter the code 18 75 05 0 on screen soon after the webcast starts
  3. Post your questions and take part in the votes during the presentations

Michael Baldinger

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, Asset Management

Michael joined UBS in 2016. In his role, he is responsible for establishing a world-class Sustainable and Impact Investing business across asset classes. He leads a team of investment professionals focused on research and stewardship, client solutions and business strategy.

Michael chairs the SI Management Committee which oversees the sustainable practices across the UBS Asset Management business and ensures coordination with the UBS Group Strategy for sustainable investing. He is also a member of the UBS-AM Investments Management Committee, UBS-AM Stewardship Committee, UBS in society client working group, UBS Sustainable Finance Committee as well as the GWM Steering Committee. He represents UBS Group as a Board Member of Swiss Sustainable Finance.

Michael has a wealth of experience, with over 30 years in the financial services industry and a decade as a sustainability investor. Before joining UBS, Michael served as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee at RobecoSAM, he worked several years as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management and other banks.

Phyllis Kurlander Costanza

Head UBS in Society and CEO UBS Optimus Foundation

Phyllis is committed to making UBS a force for driving positive change in society and the environment for future generations. Phyllis is also dedicated to finding innovative ways to use finance to tackle some of the world's most pressing social and environmental issues. In her role as CEO UBS Optimus Foundation she applies an investment-based approach, making it simpler for clients and their families to manage their philanthropy and maximize their impact. Since starting at UBS in 2011 she's been instrumental in reshaping the UBS Optimus Foundation's strategy.

Prior to UBS, Phyllis was a senior executive and board member of the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). She also has more than a decade of experience as a management consultant, and has worked in the public sector for New York State Governor Mario Cuomo.

Phyllis is a member of the USA Charity Board of Directors of Educate Girls, board member of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), UBS Optimus Foundation UK, a senior advisor to the Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East, and a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.

Christian Stolcke

Global Head Banks and Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients, Americas

Christian is a Capital Markets and Transaction Banking veteran who spent his career successfully growing service businesses and implementing large scale performance improvement programs across Shared Services, Operations and Technology.

Christian holds a dual role at UBS as Global Head of Banks and Head of Corporate Subsidiary Banking in the Americas, both within the Corporate and Institutional Client Business.

He is responsible for managing relationships with global banks and regulated broker from a coverage, risk and strategic perspective. Furthermore, he oversees the Transaction Banking business serviced out of Switzerland, which encompasses Cash, Securities and Trade & Export finance for Financial Institutions. Additionally, Christian manages UBS's fast growing Corporate Subsidiary Banking franchise in the Americas.

If you have any questions about this live webcast, please contact your client advisor or send us an email.