How CMB has tackled Covid-19
June 16, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis is by no means over, nevertheless key lessons can already be drawn from this exceptional situation and the measures put in place by CMB to face it in the most efficient way possible.
CMB’s CEO, Francesco Grosoli, explains in this episode how CMB has tackled the pandemic so far.

Mastering complexity
February 28, 2020

Companies nowadays operate in an extremely complex and unstable business environment and as a result are becoming increasingly sophisticated and harder to navigate.  
So how can they manage this inevitable complexity issue?
To cover this topic Ida Commin interviews Kamran Djavadi, CMB’s Chief Operating Officer.

Setting ourselves apart in a competitive marketplace
January 20, 2020

The banking sector is a key driver of the Principality’s economy, as it generates approximately 16% of Monaco's GDP, and the competition is fierce between private banks.

We’ve discussed how CMB sets itself apart and how we see customer experience as a fundamental driver of competitive advantage with Olivier Pages, chief of staff to CMB’s CEO, Mr Grosoli.

Managing risks
January 10, 2020

What can both organizations and individuals do to prevent themselves from becoming the next target of cyberattacks?
Amaury Chaboud, CMB’s deputy Chief Risk Officer, talks about risk management in the banking sector and gives you some practical tips to prevent the theft of personal data.

Real Estate Financing
November 27, 2019

Ida Commin interviews René Gehamy, CMB's specialist of real estate financing. This podcast is a short introduction to this dynamic market. Have a listen to learn about some key trends in terms of real estate in Monaco and also about the perks of using credits to finance real estate investments.

Sustainable finance
October 25, 2019

This week we talk about sustainable finance and what it means to be banking with purpose. Often viewed with skepticism, the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics in investment strategies is a growing trend. Ida Commin interviews Eric Tournier, a portfolio manager at CMB, who has been convinced for a very long time of the importance of developing sustainable investing strategies. 

Millennials and Banking
September 27, 2019

Last month we talked about women and finance, this month we looked into a different demographic: millennials, which is the generation born between 1980 and 1994. Ida Commin interviews Yoan Hasoon, a millennial himself, and an Investment Specialist at CMB advising clients on all asset classes. We asked ourselves how can banks cater to the needs of this growing audience and if, in the digital age, bankers are still useful to this audience.    

Women and Finance
August 30, 2019

This week we talk about a subject close to our heart at CMB: Women and Finance. Our guest is Sophie Saurini who has had an impressive career in the banking sector. We will try to answer some key questions such as: why are there still so few women in finance? What can financial institutions do to ensure more women join this sector? How can we change the reputation of the banking sector?