Speaker: Bernard A. Lietaer, Research Fellow, University of California Bernard Lietaer is a Research Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Resources of the University of California at Berkeley. His book on the Future of Money was published in January 2001 and is available online. His professional background afforded him access to five different (and usually mutually exclusive) hands-on experiences with money systems. He developed the first models of global currency management for multinationals. He has consulted developing countries on improving hard currency earnings. He has worked as Professor of International Finance at the University of Louvain in Belgium, and has been the head of the planning department at the Central Bank of Belgium. He has also worked as chief currency trader for the Gaia Hedge Funds.