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09.00-09.30 Registration and welcome coffee
09.30-10.50 Session 1: The future of European Financial markets – the C-level perspective
10.50-11.10 Coffee break
11.10-12.30 Session 2: Digital transformation of EU’s financial markets
Managing Director, Meade Davis Communications
Deputy Director General, European Commission
Alexandra Jour-Schroeder is Deputy Director General of the European Commission´s Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union since March 2021. In her function, Alexandra Jour-Schroeder supervises and monitors the policies of the Directorate General. Alexandra Jour-Schroeder is a graduate in law. Following initial assignments in the German federal government, she started working for the European Commission in 1996, holding several positions in competition, enterprise and industry policies as well as justice. From 1998 to 2007, she was Member of Cabinet for the Commissioners responsible for regional policy and justice and home affairs and for the Vice-President for enterprise and industry. Since 2017, she has been the Director for Criminal Justice in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers, working inter alia on the establishment of a European Public Prosecutor´s Office and Anti-Money Laundering policies. From 2018 to 2021, she was also overseeing consumer policies as Acting Deputy Director General in DG Justice and Consumers.
Senior Adviser, Research & Advocacy, Finance Watch
He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with an MBA in Finance and from the University of Innsbruck with degrees in Law and Applied Languages. In the two decades of his career as a senior investment banker he worked at major international banks, including Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and UniCredit, advising large corporate clients and financial investors. More recently, he has returned to the field of International and European Union Law, concentrating on financial regulation. Christian is the Finance Watch representative at the Banking Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and at the Securities and Markets Stakeholders Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).