Qatar Centre for Global Banking & Finance Annual Conference

5-6 July 2022

King’s Business School is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Conference of the Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance (QCGBF) will be held on 5-6 July 2022 at King’s Business School, London.

Challenges facing Central Banks in the 2020s


The Conference will focus on new directions in central bank research and policymaking covering a range of topics such as:

  • Central bank mandates, policy frameworks and governance arrangements,
  • Understanding the interaction of fiscal, monetary and macroprudential policies,
  • Understanding new and emerging threats to economic stability, including COVID, climate change and new financial technologies,
  • Conducting monetary and macroprudential policies in times of uncertainty, and
  • Data analytics for central banking.

Keynote Speaker

Huw Pill, Chief Economist and Executive Director for Monetary Analysis, Bank of England

Nellie Liang, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, US Treasury

Further speakers will be announced in due course. Join our mailing list to receive updates on Conference speakers and other developments. 

Call for Papers

The Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance is making a call for papers to be presented at the 2022 Conference.



Registration for the Conference will open in April 2022. Sign-up to be the first to know when registration opens.

Young Economist Prize


The Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance hosts an annual Young Economist Prize Competition. It is open to PhD students of all nationalities currently enrolled on a programme in economics or finance (or a related field). 

Applications for the competition will open in 2022. 

About the Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance


The Qatar Centre for Global Banking and Finance is a research centre at King’s Business School, King’s College London dedicated to the study of central banks and the challenges they face in the global environment. It aims to develop the cutting-edge research in all areas of central banks policymaking, ranging from monetary policy to financial stability and regulation.