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Guest view: EACC – Future of Finance: The Power of Sanctions

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a podcast I did for the European American Chamber of Commerce with Stuart Mackintosh on the history of sanctions and how that might apply to the western sanctions on Russia due to their invasion of the Ukraine.   Any thoughts you...

Guest view: Russia sanctions lack decisive punch

Dear Friends, Attached is an op-ed covering the possible success or failure of western sanctions on Russia for its invasion of the Ukraine. History shows that the outcome will be determined by the solidarity and perseverance of implementing these sanctions over time. ...

Global food crisis demands urgent Western response

Dear Friends, Attached is an op-ed I wrote along with Stuart Mackintosh on the global food crisis the world is facing.  This could cause wide spread famine among many poorer countries in the emerging world, a number of which already been racked by two years of...

Rhodes Donor Spotlight

New York Presbyterian and life trustee William Road share an unwavering belief that in order to provide the best care empathy and clinical Innovation must be Central to every aspect of the healing process. https://vimeo.com/727013337/eee9caf620

Does the G20 Have a Future?

Dear Friends, Please find attached an op-ed I wrote with Stuart Mackintosh questioning the future of the G20 process given the Russian invasion of the Ukraine and China’s implied support of this action.  Please let me know your thoughts. Regards, Bill Rhodes...

Major threats to China’s economy

Dear Friends, Attached is a copy of a speech I gave yesterday at the China-US Business Alliance on my thoughts on the major threats effecting the Chinese economy, the impact on China’s overall growth rate and its effect on the world economy.  Regards, Bill...

Rhodes on Potential Threats to China’s Economy (Radio)

Thought you might be interested in  hearing my brief run down on the status of the Chinese economy on Bloomberg Radio.   https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2022-05-02/rhodes-on-potential-threats-to-china-s-economy-radio   Regards,   Bill

Fireside Chat with David Malpass

World Bank President David Malpass joined BWC Vice Chair William R. Rhodes to discuss the Bank's outlook for global development and the post-pandemic recovery in light of the latest developments in Ukraine. David Malpass, President, World Bank GroupWilliam R. Rhodes,...

William R. Rhodes

William R. “Bill” Rhodes is an American banker and philanthropist. Rhodes is President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC which he founded in 2010. He is former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, and senior vice chairman of Citigroup.

Latest Features

Guest view: EACC – Future of Finance: The Power of Sanctions

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a podcast I did for the European American Chamber of Commerce with Stuart Mackintosh on the history of sanctions and how that might apply to the western sanctions on Russia due to their invasion of the Ukraine.   Any thoughts you...

Guest view: Russia sanctions lack decisive punch

Dear Friends, Attached is an op-ed covering the possible success or failure of western sanctions on Russia for its invasion of the Ukraine. History shows that the outcome will be determined by the solidarity and perseverance of implementing these sanctions over time. ...

Global food crisis demands urgent Western response

Dear Friends, Attached is an op-ed I wrote along with Stuart Mackintosh on the global food crisis the world is facing.  This could cause wide spread famine among many poorer countries in the emerging world, a number of which already been racked by two years of...

Rhodes Donor Spotlight

New York Presbyterian and life trustee William Road share an unwavering belief that in order to provide the best care empathy and clinical Innovation must be Central to every aspect of the healing process. https://vimeo.com/727013337/eee9caf620

Does the G20 Have a Future?

Dear Friends, Please find attached an op-ed I wrote with Stuart Mackintosh questioning the future of the G20 process given the Russian invasion of the Ukraine and China’s implied support of this action.  Please let me know your thoughts. Regards, Bill Rhodes...

Major threats to China’s economy

Dear Friends, Attached is a copy of a speech I gave yesterday at the China-US Business Alliance on my thoughts on the major threats effecting the Chinese economy, the impact on China’s overall growth rate and its effect on the world economy.  Regards, Bill...

Rhodes on Potential Threats to China’s Economy (Radio)

Thought you might be interested in  hearing my brief run down on the status of the Chinese economy on Bloomberg Radio.   https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2022-05-02/rhodes-on-potential-threats-to-china-s-economy-radio   Regards,   Bill

Fireside Chat with David Malpass

World Bank President David Malpass joined BWC Vice Chair William R. Rhodes to discuss the Bank's outlook for global development and the post-pandemic recovery in light of the latest developments in Ukraine. David Malpass, President, World Bank GroupWilliam R. Rhodes,...

William R. Rhodes

William R. “Bill” Rhodes is an American banker and philanthropist. Rhodes is President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC which he founded in 2010. He is former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, and senior vice chairman of Citigroup.