In The News
Explore SAIS
In The News
Explore SAIS

The B.I.P.R. site uses cookies and similar technologies.
By clicking the "Accept" button, or continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our cookie policy.


BIPR | The Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference - Lessons from the Last Crisis for the Crisis We Face Today
The Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference - Lessons from the Last Crisis for the Crisis We Face Today

February 18, 2021 - 18:30

Online Event

John Cummins, Legal & General Capital, UK

Event Recap

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference - Lessons from the Last Crisis for the Crisis We Face Today
Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference

hosted by Professor Erik Jones

John Cummins
Legal & General Capital, UK

The conference has been made possible with the generous support of Mr. James K. Anderson, SAIS Europe Alumnus and Advisory Council member, and Johns Hopkins University Trustee.

John Cummins is the Managing Director of Future Cities at Legal & General Capital in London.

Cummins is in charge of the business growth for Future Cities including, Urban Regeneration and Clean Energy. These two strategic sectors provide solutions to social and economic issues as well as delivering significant shareholder returns.

Cummins was previously Group Treasurer of RBS from 2007 to the end of 2016, where his main responsibilities included liquidity, balance sheet management, capital planning, long and short term funding, as well as interest rate and foreign exchange rate risk. During this period he oversaw a reduction in all wholesale funding from £450bn to £70bn and was heavily involved in restructuring RBS' group balance sheet as well as building its liquidity portfolios to around £150bn. In addition he ran various group wide programmes including preparations for ring fencing, the Scottish referendum, BREXIT and Libor remediation. Prior to joining RBS he was Group Treasurer at Standard Life, where he spent over ten years. John served as Director of IFFIm (International Finance Facility for Immunisation) from 2005-2012 and raised over $4bn for vaccines in the developing world. Cummins has an MA in Modern History from Oxford University and an MBA from Bradford University.
Upcoming Events
A Dialogue between Dutch Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Albert Gerard (Bert) Koenders and SAIS Europe Students
Mar 08
Albert Gerard (Bert) Koenders
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Special Envoy of the Worldbank on Fragility, The Netherlands
Illiberal Democracy or Populist Authoritarianism? The Case Studies of Poland and Hungary
Mar 18
Wojciech Sadurski
University of Sydney; University of Warsaw, Poland
The Global New Deal: Lessons and Legacies
Mar 25
Kiran Klaus Patel
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

Recent Events
Decolonizing Politics
Mar 04
Robbie Shilliam
Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, US
War-Torn: the Unmaking of Syria (2011-2021)
Mar 01
Leila Vignal
University of Rennes-2, France
JHU SAIS Europe 66th Anniversary - America is Woke: Can the Biden Administration Keep Us That Way?
Feb 22
Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley
Former US Ambassador to Malta and Former Adviser to the Commander of U.S. Cyber Forces
Why Americans Loved Mussolini
Feb 15
Katy Hull
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About BIPR
Research Affiliation
Funded Projects
Follow BIPR

© BIPR, all rights reserved - Bologna Institute for Policy Research - via Andreatta 3, 40126, Bologna, Italy