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Supply Chain Economics and the Next Phase of the Anti-Modern Slavery Movement

Hosted by the Centre For Macroeconomics and Department of Economics

Shaw Library, Old Building

Speaker

John Studzinski

John Studzinski

Chair

Minouche Shafik

Minouche Shafik

John Studzinski will speak on the next phase of the anti-slavery movement. He will set out what must be done to keep the eyes of the world on this human rights crisis, and how the frontline and business communities can become more unified in the abolitionist effort.

John Studzinski is vice chairman of PIMCO and a managing director. As vice chairman, he helps advance PIMCO’s global strategy and serves as a key strategic advisor to many clients around the world.

Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was vice chairman, investor relations and business development, and a senior managing director at Blackstone, overseeing sovereign and institutional investor relationships and advising large family offices. Mr. Studzinski was previously head of European investment banking at Morgan Stanley and deputy chairman of Morgan Stanley International. He also worked at HSBC Group, helping to build its investment banking division and serving on the bank’s group management board.

Mr Studzinski is a non-executive director at the Home Office in the U.K., chair of the Home Office’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) and co-chair of the Business Against Slavery Forum, a partnership between government and business to accelerate progress in tackling modern slavery in supply chains. He is the co-founder and chair of the Arise Foundation, which partners with local networks to stop human trafficking, and vice-chair emeritus of Human Rights Watch. He is also founder and chairman of the Genesis Foundation, a U.K.-based charity that supports young artists.

He has 30 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College. In 2008, the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List named him Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the arts and charity.

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.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) is a research centre that brings together a group of world class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and help design policies to alleviate it.

The Department of Economics (@LSEEcon) at LSE is one of the leading economics departments in the world. They are a large department, ensuring all mainstream areas of economics are strongly represented in research and teaching.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEAntiSlavery

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