Europe stands at a crossroad where nationalism, fiscal policy and market dynamics have challenged the environment for investors. In the search to uncover the impact and thoughts behind the above, Danske Banks European Summit 2019 invited top tier speakers will take our customers through their views and facilitate relevant discussions to enlighten us all on the future of the European area.

Dr. Holger Schmieding took the stage and talked about the cocktail of risks that Europe is currently facing – and what the opportunities are in that.




Dr. Holger Schmieding is Chief Economist at Berenberg in London and Hamburg. Before joining Germany’s oldest private bank in October 2010, he worked as chief Economist Europe at Merrill Lynch, Bank of America and at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch in London.

Having studied economics in Munich, London and Kiel, he holds a doctorate from the University of Kiel. Before taking up his first role as financial market economist in 1993, he also worked as a journalist at “Westfälische Nachrichten” in Germany, as head of a research group on east-central Europe at the Kiel Institute of World Economics and as a desk economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. Institutional investors rated him as the best analyst for European Macroeconomics and Strategy in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Extel surveys.

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