Euromoney 40th anniversary special: Bob Diamond, president, Barclays
Banks must work with regulators to shape a prosperous future.
The leaders of nine of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions discuss the challenges facing the global banking industry: restoring trust among policymakers and stakeholders; avoiding regulation that will hurt economies as well as banks; bringing compensation back into line; and making money in a radically changed world.
Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs: How to safeguard the value of risk capital
|Ken Lewis, chief executive and president, Bank of America: Global reach and capital remain king|
|Bob Diamond, president, Barclays: Banks must work with regulators to shape a prosperous future|
|Paul Calello, chief executive, Credit Suisse: We must apply the lessons of the crisis|
|Josef Ackermann, chairman of the management board, Deutsche Bank: Banking industry must regain trust|
|Stephen Hester, chief executive, RBS Group: Earning our way back to respect|
|Emilio Botín, president, Banco Santander: The basics don’t change|
|Mike Rees, chief executive of wholesale banking, Standard Chartered: The world has changed: so must banks|
|Dieter Rampl, chairman, UniCredit Group: Putting the teeth into corporate governance|
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There is an ancient Chinese proverb that I think rings true for the recent turmoil in our industry: "A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind."