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Ukraine's Wartime Economy and Financial Challenges


How can I attend? This event is free and open to all, but a ticket is required. You can request one ticket via the online ticket request form, which will open after 10am on Thursday 16 June, here.

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Meet our speaker and chair

Valeria Gontareva served as the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine in 2014-2017. She was the first woman to lead Ukraine’s central bank and oversaw vital reforms to implement a new monetary policy of inflation targeting and flexible exchange rate regime, to clean up Ukraine’s banking sector, strengthen regulatory supervision, and ensure the independence of the National Bank. She has a plethora of experience working in private sector financial institutions including Société Générale, ING Bank and Investment Capital Ukraine (ICU), a top Ukrainian financial services group. Currently, she is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy at LSE. 

Minouche Shafik is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to this, she was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. She is an alumna of LSE. Her new book, What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract, is out now. She is co-chair of the Economy 2030 Inquiry commission.

27 Jun 2022 London, United Kingdom