Episode #43 Michael O’Sullivan – Economics, Globalization, and the life of a CIO

Michael O’Sullivan is the author of the book ‘The Levelling’ – What’s Next After Globalisation? He has a blog with the same name. He is a World Economic Forum Global Futures Council member and Forbes contributor. Michael holds a PhD from Oxford and is the former Chief Investment Officer for International Wealth Management of Credit Suisse.

We talk about his different roles, like being an equity strategist and of course his work as CIO for Credit Suisse. We talk about education and Michael lets us in on his career advice, what it takes to succeed in Finance and the skills a CIO needs. We then jump into Michael’s book “The Levelling” and speak about economics, the impact of globalization, the global financial crisis and many more interesting topics.The episode was recorded in July 2019

Michael’s Linked In profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-o-sullivan-72050312/

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