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Shaukat Aziz: Between the worlds of banking and politics
Fri, December 9, 2016, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM CET
His entire life, Shaukat Aziz has moved between worlds. He served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007, following five years as finance minister, and a successful career of 30 years at Citibank, which took him around the world. His time in office was marked by growth and a significant reduction in poverty.
His diverse background and experience make Shaukat Aziz uniquely qualified to discuss global issues on a high level. Join us for a wide-ranging conversation on the relationship between India and Pakistan, China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and what it means for the region, the global threat of terrorism, and the implications of Donald Trump’s election for Asia. The conversation will be moderated by Prinz Michael von und zu Liechtenstein.
After the conversation we invite you to join us for a flying lunch with the speakers.
Shaukat Aziz served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007 and Finance Minister in 1999. Prior to government, he assumed various leadership positions in Citibank, building an impressive career in global finance with roles in Pakistan, Greece, United States, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Philippines, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore. Mr. Aziz graduated from Gordon College Rawalpindi in 1967 and earned an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, University of Karachi in 1969.
Prince Michael of Liechtenstein has completed his trainings at the Faculty of Economics with the University of Vienna with a Magister in Business Administration. During his studies he took various practical training periods / work with banks and manufacturing companies in Canada, the US and Belgium. From 1978 to 1987 he worked for Nestlé SA in the fields of controlling, management and marketing on various markets in Europe and Africa. Today, Prince Michael von und zu Liechtenstein is Chairman of Industrie- und Finanzkontor Ets. as well as Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Intelligence Services AG Vaduz.