CBP Asia Training Series

Central Banking's Asia Seminar Series, created exclusively for central banks, financial regulators, government debt management offices, ministries of finance and national treasuries around the world to equip you with the means to meet the increasing challenges which they face professionally.

Discover our three day residential seminars which have been designed to equip central bankers around the world to meet the increasing challenges which they face professionally.

View the individual programmes by clicking on the links below.

CPD and CPE Accreditation

This Training Series is accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD) & Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Earn up to 12 CPD/ CPE Accreditation points and receive a certificate when attending a seminar at the Asia Training Series 2018. 

 

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Abhaya Prasad Hota

former CEO

National Payments Corporation of India

Abhaya Prasad Hota was until recently the managing director and CEO of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). Previously, Mr Hota worked at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for 27 years before joining the NPCI in the area of design, development and implementation of electronic payment systems. At RBI, Mr Hota headed the Department of Payment and Settlement System. During the NPCI tenure during 2009-17, he was instrumental in launching two game-changing remittance products: Immediate Payment System and Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Aadhar Payments Bridge and RuPay domestic card payment network. He combines the experience of a regulator and CEO of a technology-led national level payments utility. He had played a key role in promotion of digital payments in the aftermath of demonetisation in India. 

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Chris Gale

former Senior Vice President

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Christopher Gale is a former senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank who has held leadership positions in the Federal Reserve for Information Technology, Financial Management, Strategic Planning, Facilities Management and Law Enforcement. From 2012–2014 he chaired the Fed’s Technology Services Council, the senior executive information technology steering committee for all 12 Reserve Banks. Before joining the Bank, he held management positions at large mutual fund, public accounting, savings and loan and commercial bank organizations. He received his BS in Finance from Northeastern University in 1982 and his MBA from Northeastern in 1988.

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Kimmo Soamäki

CEO

Financial Network Analytics

Kimmo Soamäki is the founder and CEO of Financial Network Analytics (FNA) and the founding editor-in-chief of The Journal of Network Theory in Finance. He started his career as an economist at the Bank of Finland where he developed in 1997 the first simulation model for interbank payment systems. In 2004 while at the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr Soramäki was among the first to apply methods from network theory to improve our understanding of financial systems. During the financial crisis of 2007-2008 he advised several central banks, including the Bank of England and European Central Bank, in modelling interconnections and systemic risk. This work led him to found FNA in 2013 provide solutions to monitor the complex financial networks that play a continually larger role in the world around us. Mr Soramäki holds a Doctor of Science in Operations Research and a Master of Science in Economics (Finance), both from Aalto University in Helsinki.

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Sachin Bansal

Independent Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion Consultant

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Mike Hannah

Head of Communications/ Board Secretary

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Mike Hannah is the Board Secretary and, until August, was Head of Communications for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. 

As Board Secretary, he is also currently engaged in an inter-agency programme reviewing the statutory frameworks for the Bank's governance, and its monetary policy and prudential supervision powers.  

As the RBNZ’s Head of Communications for more than 13 years, Mike was responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies, including through the global financial crisis, major earthquakes, and other significant business interruptions.  A member of the RBNZ's senior management group, he developed strategies for the Bank’s key stakeholder relationships; issues management; publications; and public relations. 

Mike’s experience has ranged across several industries in the private and public sectors.  His career started with 14 years in economic and political journalism, before joining the RBNZ in 1991 as Public Affairs Manager. He then spent 5 years as Chief Executive of a manufacturers' lobby group and commercial property developer, before serving as the Strategic Development Manager and Board Secretary for the NZ Government's trade promotion agency, Trade NZ.  Mike has provided consultancy services on export strategy development for the International Trade Centre and the Commonwealth Secretariat. He has a BA Hons (First Class) in History (Otago), and a Diploma in Journalism (Canterbury). He is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors, and an Associate Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management.

Who Should Attend

Central Banking Residential Training Series is designed exclusively for those who work in the official sector.

Our aim is to equip senior decision-makers in financial institutions around the world to meet the increasing challenges which they face professionally.

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6000

Central Bankers

More than 6000 central bankers have attended

200

Countries

Over 200 countries have taken part in the training series

80

Speakers

On average, there are around 80 leading experts that take part in our two week residential training series

20

Years

Central Banking Publications have been the leading provider of training seminars for the public sector since 1999

Past Delegates

Austrian National Bank • Bank Indonesia • Bank Negara Malaysia • Bank of Algeria • Bank of Canada • Bank of England • Bank of Ghana • Bank of Italy • Bank of Jamaica • Bank of Korea • Bank of Papua New Guinea • Bank of Sierra Leone • Bank of Spain • Bank of Tanzania • Bank of Thailand • Bank of Zambia • Banque de France Bermuda Monetary Authority • British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission • Monetary Authority of Brunei • Central Bank of Bahrain • Central Bank of Barbados • Central Bank of Bosnia & Herzegovina • Central Bank of Brazil • Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) • Central Bank of Colombia • Central Bank of Congo • Central Bank of Ecuador • Central Bank of Hungary • Central Bank of Kenya • Central Bank of Kuwait • Central Bank of Nigeria • Central Bank of Oman • Central Bank of Paraguay • Central Bank of Qatar • Central Bank of Seychelles • Central Bank of Sri Lanka • Central Bank of The Gambia • Central Bank of The Philippines • And more.