Professor Prodi will be the third keynote speaker at the conference, following Dr Axel Weber in 2012, and former Greek prime minister George Papandreou in 2013.
Biography: Romano Prodi
2006-2008: Prime minister of Italy
2005: President of the “Unione” coalition
1999-2004: President of the European Commission
1996-1998: Prime minister of Italy
1995: Founder of the “Ulivo” coalition
1971-1999: Professor of industrial organisation and industrial policy, University of Bologna
He will draw on both his academic economics background and his political experience – which has been at the highest level (see biography) – to give his insights on the state of the world today, and to try to answer the impossible question: what will happen next?
Professor Prodi will be joined at the event by high-profile fund managers from Aberdeen Asset Management, Argonaut, BlackRock, BNY Mellon, Henderson Global Investors, Kames Capital, Legg Mason Global Asset Management, M&G Investments, Mirabaud Asset Management, Nordea, Old Mutual Global Investors, Pictet, Schroders and Standard Life Investments.
To register your interest in attending the EIE Pan-European Congress on 26-28 March, please contact Ilyes Bdioui at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling +44 20 7382 4470.