Events

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Financing The Energy Transition

The President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, discusses how the EIB's energy lending is helping to facilitate the transition to a low carbon economy, followed by a panel discussion on energy transitions.

10:00am Washington DC

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Nadia Calviño, Finance Minister of Spain

A discussion on the Spanish economy’s growth prospects, necessary institutional reforms at the EU level, and the impact of the global trade war on economic momentum in the euro area.

2:30pm Washington DC

Content

Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Washington brands Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions mount

While the official ramifications of the currency manipulator designation will be limited, it risks escalating the trade tensions between the two countries even more

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Economy & Business

Fri, Aug 2, 2019

Transatlantic Trade Update with Dan Mullaney, Assistant US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East

Transatlantic Trade Update with Dan Mullaney, Assistant US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business European Union

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Trump announces more tariffs to put pressure on Beijing

“Tariffed trade is the new normal.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Economy & Business

Bart Oosterveld is the C. Boyden Gray fellow on global finance and growth and the director of the Global Business & Economics (GBE) Program at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, Mr. Oosterveld leads the Council’s work on global trade, growth, and finance. Among many other things, the GBE program houses the EuroGrowth Initiative at the Council and leads the Council’s work in the areas of economic sanctions, finance and trade, and provides timely commentary on macro-economic and financial market developments.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council in November 2017, Mr. Oosterveld worked at Moody’s Investors Service for almost two decades. In his most recent role as chief credit officer, Mr. Oosterveld was responsible for the credit strategy and ratings quality in the Americas across all asset classes. Between 2010 and 2014, Mr. Oosterveld served as the rating agency’s global head of sovereign ratings. Among other positions, he was also chair of the company’s Macroboard, its chief credit officer for governmental ratings, as well as management representative to the board of directors.

Mr. Oosterveld graduated with degrees in the philosophy of law and the history of Spanish literature from the University of Amsterdam. He holds master’s degrees in public policy from Columbia University and in economics from Georgetown University. He speaks Dutch, Spanish, English, German and French.