Ep. #62 – Building Back Better Webinar 1

The Road to COP26: How can central bankers and supervisors mitigate climate change risks to the financial system?


Kevin Stiroh, Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Nathalie Aufauvre, Director General, Financial Stability and Operations, Banque de France; Chair of the Banque de France Climate Change Centre

Moderated by: Babak Abbaszadeh

Ep. #61 – The People Side of Supervision: Living at Work vs. Working from Home

One year into the pandemic, many financial supervisors around the world have experienced working remotely. Program Director Chuin Hwei Ng speaks with long-time TC partner Gerry Lewis on the present and future of remote work.

Ep. #60 – Toronto Centre Financial Inclusion and Gender Equality Community of Practice: The Fintech Gender Gap

The speakers discussed the results of the recently released BIS Working Paper, The FinTech Gender Gap, which identified country characteristics, differences in the willingness to use new financial technology, and different attitudes towards privacy and technology as reasons for some of the gap.

The speakers also explored challenges and opportunities in fostering financial inclusion with new technology for supervisors and regulators.

Ep. #59 – Operational Resilience: the Next Frontier for Supervisors

In this podcast, Clive Briault discusses the TC Note Operational Resilience: The Next Frontier for Supervisors? He explains why operational resilience is important for supervisors, shows how supervisors can assess a financial institution’s operational resilience as part of their supervisory assessment, and discusses how operational resilience fits within a risk-based supervisory approach.

Ep. #58 – Integrating Microprudential Supervision with Macroprudential Policy

In this podcast, Barry Johnston discusses the TC Note Integrating Microprudential Supervision with Macroprudential Policy. He explains the reasons supervisory authorities should adopt a macroprudential approach and why the traditional approach to micro-prudential supervision has been ineffective in preventing financial crises.

Ep. #57 – Coming out of the Pandemic: Regulatory Expectations of Supervised Banks

As financial systems worldwide look forward to a post-pandemic environment, are bank supervisors setting clear expectations today for their supervised institutions? This Toronto Centre podcast reviews the importance of “Sticking to the Basics” of effective financial sector supervision. Bill Coen, Toronto Centre board member and former Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, catches up with longtime colleague, Tom Dujenski, an experienced adjunct professor, financial services consultant and retired senior US bank regulator.

Ep. #56 – Virtual Executive Panel – Transitioning to a Green Economy: Financial Stability Implications


Mark Carney – UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance; and Finance Adviser to UK Prime Minister for COP26

Sri Mulyani Indrawati – Minister of Finance of Indonesia

Moderated By:

Babak Abbaszadeh – CEO and President of Toronto Centre

Ep. #55 – Impact of Changes in USA Climate Policy for Supervisors and Regulators

In this podcast, Steven M. Rothstein discusses changes in USA climate policy and the potential impact for domestic and international supervisors and regulators.

Ep. #53 – Utilizing Blended Finance to Help Developing Countries Build Back Better


Anita Bhatia – Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director for Resource Management, UN System Coordination, Sustainability and Partnerships

The Honourable John Rwangombwa – Governor, Central Bank of Rwanda

Joan Larrea – CEO, Convergence 

Opening Remarks:

Cheryl Urban – Director General, Economic Development and International Financial Institutions, Global Affairs Canada

Moderated by:

Lindsay Wallace – Advisor, Toronto Centre

Read our speakers’ bios: https://www.torontocentre.org/Files/NewsResources/1-27-2021/IDW_panel_bios.pdf