REGISTRATION: BSP Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Financial Digitalization and Inclusive COVID-19 Recovery

ADBI News Release | 12 April 2021

Tokyo, Japan – Registration is open for an Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Featured Speaker Webinar with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno, who will discuss financial digitalization and inclusive COVID-19 recovery strategy with ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe and a panel of experts.

Governor Diokno will describe the Philippine central bank’s roadmap for overcoming pandemic shocks and building a stronger, more technologically advanced, and more inclusive economy.

The discussion will be followed by an audience question and answer session.

When: Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:00–12:00 Manila time/12:00–13:00 Tokyo time

About the Speaker

Benjamin Diokno was appointed Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in March 2019.

Governor Diokno previously served as the Secretary of Budget and Management of the Philippines from 2016-2019 and from 1998-2001. He also served as Undersecretary of Budget and Management of the Philippines from 1986-1991 and taught economics for over 40 years.

He holds a PhD in economics from Syracuse University, an MA in political economy from Johns Hopkins University, and master’s degrees in public administration and economics and a BA in public administration from the University of the Philippines.

Registration Note: Registration will remain open until the conclusion of the webinar.