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Forward Thinking

The Group of Thirty designs solutions that enhance financial and economic stability.


The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and policymakers.


The work of the Group of Thirty impacts the current and future structure of the global financial system by delivering actionable recommendations directly to the private and public policymaking communities.

Our Latest Publications

The Digital Revolution in Banking

In our new Occassional Paper, Gail Kelly, former CEO and Managing Director of Westpac, looks at the important, developing relationship between financial services and technology. She examines the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.


Annual Report 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 Annual Report covers the Group's activities during fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which comprises July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. The Sections include a full membership list, as well as a description of the G30's meetings, events, and publications.


A New Paradigm: Financial Institution Boards and Supervisors

In its latest report, the G30 Working Group on Banking Supervision provides recommendations designed to enhance the overall effectiveness of financial institution supervision by identifying specific initiatives and processes to assist supervisors directly in discharge of their responsibilities and to promote alignment of boardroom expectations and responses to such initiatives and processes.


How Poland’s EU Membership Helped Transform its Economy

President of the National Bank of Poland and former Polish Minister of Finance, Marek Belka, looks at both Poland’s integration process into the European Union and the post-accession years. Belka concludes that Poland growth, stability, and competitiveness were fostered in large part by its membership in the EU.



Newest Publication

This publication examines the growing and important relationship between financial services and technology. The publication discusses the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.


To download a copy of the report, please click here.


Members in the News

  • February 24, 2015


    In an interview with the Financial Times , Jean-Claude Trichet, G30 Chairman and former President of the European Central Bank speaks about the consequences of Greece leaving the eurozone. He argues that it would be a "big shock for the rest of Europe," countering those who say that it would be betterfor the Greeks to leave the monetary union now rather than during his tenure at the ECB. Mr. Trichet points out that since the global financial crisis, the number of eurozone countries has actually grown, noting the resilience of the political forces that hold the currency together.

  • February 12, 2015


    In an opinion piece for Project Syndicate, Adair Turner, Senior Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, discusses the role the Chinese economy is playing in intensifying deflationary headwinds. He argues that China’s economic growth strategy modeled off of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan has proved ineffective because of their larger population. He argues that when the investment-phase in China ends, growth, both in China and around the world, are certain to slow down.

Past News Stories