Economic Update with Besa Deda, Chief Economist, Westpac Business Bank
Global & Future Trends
CPD: 1 Hour(s)
Join us for a webinar with Besa Deda, Chief Economist of Westpac Business Bank and St George as she takes us through the key economic trends and forecasts of 2024.
Besa will provide a review on the current state of play in the economy and financial markets, as well as what key events the financial services industry should look out for as we head into a new year.
Participants may be able to apply 1 hour towards meeting their annual continuing professional development obligations. It is the individual's obligation to determine relevance of CPD to their license conditions.
Besa is the Chief Economist of Westpac’s Business Bank. She is also the Chief Economist of St.George Bank, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and BT, which are other businesses within the Westpac Group.
Besa has been with the Group as a Chief Economist since 2009 and is a key spokesperson on the economy and financial markets. She manages a team of economists, regularly presents to clients and appears in the media.
Besa is also the Chair of the Australian Business Economists, an organisation committed to fostering economic debate on economic issues and policy matters.She is also a member of ANU’s Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis RBA Shadow Board.
Besa was appointed the Chief Economist of St.George Bank in 2008, a role which saw her become the first female Chief Economist of a bank in Australia. Prior to this, she had specialised roles in fixed income, currency strategy, macroeconomics and equities at the Commonwealth Bank. Besa has also worked for the Colonial Group. She has previously lectured for the Kaplan Business School and written a regular property column for the Weekend Australian.
Funds & Asset Management
CPD Hour(s): 1
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