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The Fifth Brunel banking conference - Financial Stability, the Macroprudential/Monetary Policy Nexus and Bank Behaviour


"Financial stability, the macroprudential/ monetary policy nexus and bank behaviour" A Conference from 9.00-5.30 on Friday 23rd June 2023 in Room ESGW111 at Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK

With contributions from some of the world’s leading authorities on financial crises, bank behaviour, monetary and regulatory policy, this conference will provide a critical overview of recent financial stability issues, the relation of macroprudential to monetary policy, and related bank behaviour and performance.

Presenters are as follows:

Franklin Allen (Professor of Finance and Economics and Executive Director of the Brevan Howard Centre, Imperial College) “The Interbank Market Puzzle”

E Philip Davis and Dilly Karim (Professor and Senior Lecturer, Brunel University) “Macroprudential policy, monetary policy and the bank interest rate margin”

John Fell (Deputy Director General, Macroprudential Policy, European Central Bank) “A Meta-Regression Analysis of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies”

Kevin Gardiner (Global Investment Strategist and Managing Director, Rothschild) “Financial Instability; an Asset Allocator’s Perspective”

Claudia Girardone (Professor of Banking and Finance and Dean of Essex Business School, University of Essex) “Banks’ Sustainability-Linked Pay and Financial Stability”

Deniz Igan (Head of Macroeconomic Analysis, Bank for International Settlements) “Navigating the (dis)inflation journey: key risks on a turbulent path”

Stephen Millard (Deputy Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research), “The Macroprudential Toolkit: Effectiveness and Interactions”

Alistair Milne (Professor of Finance, Loughborough University) “The Law and Regulation of Digital Assets”

Fatima Silva (Head of Macroeconomic Policy Division, Bank of Portugal) “The Solvency and Funding Cost Nexus - the Role of Market Stigma for Buffer Usability”


Conference organisers are:

Prof. E Philip Davis (

Dr. Dilruba Karim (

Dr. Ka Kei Chan ( )

The conference is held in person at Brunel and will also be livestreamed. We strongly encourage personal attendance to benefit to the full from the event.

Attendance is free but places are limited so please register with Sylvaine Rousseau Baynes to secure your place, stating personal attendance or livestreaming e-mail