FPA's Financial Services Dinner 2024

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Event Details

Thursday, March 7, 2024
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM 
The St. Regis Hotel
2 East 55th Street
New York , NY
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Event Description

Please join the Foreign Policy Association on Thursday, March 7th, 2024 for our Financial Services Dinner!

We will be honoring Bruce Van Saun, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and Ambassador Giampiero Massolo, Chairman of Mundys S.p.A. with the FPA Medal. 

The Financial Services Dinner will be held at the Ballroom at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. 

For tickets or more information, please contact President's Office at [email protected] or call 212-481-8100 EXT. 250 

Event Speakers

    • Bruce Van Saun - Honoree
      Chairman & CEO, Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

      Bruce Van Saun is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

      Van Saun joined CFG in October 2013 – after serving as Group Finance Director and as an executive director on the RBS Board from 2009 to 2013 – and led Citizens to a successful initial public offering in September 2014, and full independence from RBS in October 2015. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience.

      From 1997 to 2008, Van Saun held a number of senior positions with Bank of New York and later Bank of New York Mellon, including Vice Chair and Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions with Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co.

      Van Saun has served on a number of boards in both the U.S. and the U.K. He is currently a director of Moody’s Corporation, sits on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston board, and is Audit Chair of the Bank Policy Institute. He is a member of The Clearing House Supervisory Board (since 2013) and serves on the board of the Partnership for Rhode Island.

    • The Hon. Giampiero Massolo - Honoree
      Chairman, Mundys S.p.A.

      Giampiero Massolo is Chairman of Mundys since 29 April 2022 and President of the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) since January 2017. He was President of Fincantieri SpA from May 2016 to May 2022 and he is President of Fincantieri NexTech since August 2021. Between May 2012 and May 2016, he was Coordinator of the Italian Intelligence Community at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. In September 2007, he took up the post of Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From April 2008 to December 2009 he also served as Personal Representative (Sherpa) of the Prime Minister for the G8 and the G20. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he held - between 1996 and 2007 - the positions of Head of the Press Service, Director General for Political Affairs, Director General for Human Resources, Chief of Cabinet of the Foreign Minister. He was appointed Full Ambassador in January 2006. From June 1994 to May 1996 he was Head of the Secretariat of the Prime Minister. He has served at the Italian Embassies to the Holy See and Moscow, as well as at the Permanent Representation to the European Union. He was Adjunct Professor of security studies at the Sciences Po University in Paris. He holds courses of international security relations at the School of Government of the LUISS University in Rome. ​​​​​​​He regularly contributes to the newspapers "La Repubblica" and "La Stampa".

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