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Patrick Liedtke

Liedtke, Patrick

Liedtke, Patrick

Secretary General and Managing Director, The Geneva Association, Switzerland; Email- patrick_liedtke@genevaassociation.org

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Secretary General and Managing Director, The Geneva Association, Switzerland; Email- patrick_liedtke@genevaassociation.org

Patrick M. Liedtke was born in Frankfurt finished his schooling in Madrid and studied electrical engineering and economics in Germany and England. He worked in capital markets analysis and economic research in England, Germany and Switzerland before joining The Geneva Association in 1998, where he has served as Secretary General and Managing Director since January 2001.

Mr Liedtke serves also as Surveillance Board Member of IT Future AG, Frankfurt , Surveillance Board Member of Zwiesel Kristallglas AG, Zwiesel , Chairman of the Silver Workers’ Institute and Director of the Applied Services Economic Centre (ASEC) in Geneva. He is a member of the Advisory Council of Deutsche Insurance Asset Management (Deutsche Bank), a board member of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE), editor-in-chief of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice published in London, and editor of the Insurance and Finance Newsletter published in Geneva.

He is also a member of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences of the Advisory Committee of the Wharton School’s Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes (WCRMDP), the International Advisory Board of the China Center for Insurance and Social Security in Beijing and of several other expert groups. He is also  a member of the Club of Rome, having served two terms on its Executive Committee.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Getting Risks Right:Thoughts about Increasing the Resilience of the Global Social & Economic System   ( New Economics ), ( Money & Finance )
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract The extraordinary extent of the financial crisis has inspired deep systemic reforms world-wide, rethinking financial stability, the resilience of our economic systems, and the role that national and international institutions play. While most of the ongoing activities are understandably centred on banks and the banking sector – the origin and centre of the crisis – other important elements have been relegated into secondary roles and fundamental democratic...
Capital Needs Labour   ( Employment ), ( New Economics ), ( Money & Finance )
Get Full Text in PDF The past three and a half years have seen a very rough ride for the world’s financial markets. Not only did the credit crisis (which The Geneva Association has studied intensively) directly impact the value of many real world assets (especially U.S. real estate) and stock markets with particular bearing on bank stocks, many derivatives and structured financial products; it has also led to a deeper rethinking of how we deal with financial risks and what role the provision...