Join the Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce and The Bank of Canada for a special breakfast meeting to discuss Perspectives on the Canadian Economy
Date: Friday, November 18th
Time: 7:45 am – 9:00 am
Tickets: Members – $30 / Non-Members $35
Location: Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre
Guest speaker, Calista Cheung, will discuss latest developments in the global economy and prospects for the Canadian economy, including implications of lower commodity prices and the structural adjustments that are taking place, as well as factors driving recent interest rate decisions.
Calista Cheung’s Bio:
Senior Representative (Economics)
Calista Cheung was appointed as Senior Representative (Economics) at the Bank of Canada’s Regional Office for British Columbia and the Yukon in June 2014. In this capacity, she directs research and analysis on economic and financial developments in the region. She also plays a major role in communicating the Bank’s messages to a variety of external audiences and promoting an exchange of views on the economy and monetary policy.
Ms. Cheung first joined the Bank in 2003 as an economist in the Current Analysis Division of the Research Department and then became a senior analyst in the Asia-Europe Division of the International Department. She moved to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2009 as an economist in the Macroeconomic Analysis Division and was subsequently a senior economist in the Economics Department. Ms. Cheung has also worked at the European Central Bank in a secondment, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston as a research intern, and at State Street Canada as a senior investment analyst.
Ms. Cheung was born in Ottawa. She received a Master’s degree in Economics from Boston University (2003) and a Bachelor of Commerce with Joint Honours in Economics and Finance from McGill University (1998).
Thank you to our Community Sponsor for this meeting:
Sponsorship Opportunities Gain direct access to a senior-level audience through enhanced visibility and exposure to attract new business. A wide range of opportunities are available. For more information please contact Lilia Hansen at the Fort St. John & Dist. Chamber of Commerce by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 250-785-6037.