The Ambassador of Switzerland to the United Kingdom, Mr Alexandre Fasel, and Mrs Nicole Fasel-Rossier
cordially invite you to the next Networking Afterwork @ The Embassy with Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker: Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman, BlackRock.When: Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 18.45 for 19.00 – 21.30
Where: Embassy of Switzerland, Residence Entrance, 21 Bryanston Square, London W1H 2DR (MAP)
RSVP: Please register by Friday, 18 October 2019 by using the online RSVP form.
This event is free of charge. Early registration recommended as places are limted.
Dress code: Smart casual
19.00 Welcome and Opening Remarks by Ambassador Alexandre Fasel, Embassy of Switzerland
19.05 Value and Values: Sustainable Investing as a Catalyst for Change by Philipp Hildebrand
19.30-21.30 Networking Reception with Swiss wines and canapés at the Ambassador’s Residence
For more information, please contact Corinne Delany, Project Manager, Embassy of Switzerland.
Guest of Honour:
Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman of BlackRock, is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He is also Chairman of the Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) and the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). He also oversees the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) and BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI).Mr Hildebrand joined BlackRock in 2012. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). In that capacity, he was also a Director of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Swiss Governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), of which the Leaders of the G20 appointed him Vice Chairman in 2011. Previously, Mr Hildebrand was Chief Investment Officer of a Swiss private bank and a partner at Moore Capital Management in London.
Mr Hildebrand is a Trustee of the British Museum, a member of the Group of Thirty and an Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. He sits on the International Advisory Board of Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government and the International Leadership Council for Europe for the University of Toronto. He is a Chevalier de L’Ordre National du Mérite (France). Mr Hildebrand earned a BA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.