Global disruption - local economic impacts

Global disruption - local economic impacts

Nov 8
Military tensions in north Asia, new U.S. administration policies and European political events, herald change in the global economy and a new policy environment. What does it mean for the Australian economy?


Steve Johnston, Group Chief Financial Officer, Suncorp Group
Dr Wes Widmaier, Associate Professor, School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University

Event overview

CEDA’s final research report for 2017 Australia’s place in the world investigates the international standards, norms and institutions that maintain global relations and facilitate the flow of goods, capital and ideas. 

Ours is a globally connected and interdependent economy. There are leaders looking ahead and afar to understand what changes in global security and governance mean for markets and for Australian businesses with international suppliers, customers and interests.  

To be briefed on changing circumstances and forthcoming disruptions, register to join CEDA’s senior audience at this event.  

Meet the speakers

Steve Johnston
Group Chief Financial Officer, Suncorp Group

Global politics and financial markets influence the national economy and Australia’s important banking and finance sectors.  Responsible for the financial management of Suncorp Group, Steve has said that “business just doesn’t understand politics, public policy and the role of government”.

Dr Wes Widmaier
Associate Professor, School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University

Dr Widmaier’s chapter in Australia’s place in the world examines changes in global governance and structures. Wes’s expertise and research is focused on international political development, economics, security and U.S. and Australian foreign policy.

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