CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AlphaMetrix, the leading secure online marketplace for private investments, today announced that former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair will deliver a keynote address at the AlphaMetrix Miami 2013 Summit taking place from January 30-February 1, 2013. This speech will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Mark Blyth, Professor, Brown University Watson Institute for International Studies. The event will take place during the Gala Dinner at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, FL on January 31.
“We are honored that a world leader of Tony Blair’s caliber will be joining us in Miami. Mr. Blair’s extensive experience with economic issues and foreign policy will undoubtedly generate thought-provoking insight and analysis,” said Aleks Kins, Chief Executive Officer at AlphaMetrix.
The AlphaMetrix Miami 2013 Summit is centered around two full days of one-on-one meetings between qualified investors and alternative fund managers, such as hedge fund and CTA. The Summit also has very limited and selective industry service provider attendance. AlphaMetrix expects approximately 1,200 industry participants to attend, and is targeting a better than 1:1 investor to manager ratio.
About Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1997-2007
Tony Blair served as Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from May 1997 to June 2007. He was also the leader of Britain’s Labour Party (1994-2007) and the Member of Parliament for Sedgefield, England (1983-2007).
During his ten years as Prime Minister, Blair transformed Britain’s public services through a program of investment and reform in schools and hospitals, resulting in more children achieving better school results and more people receiving faster access to health care, which improved survival rates for cancer and coronary heart disease.
Blair has always been a strong advocate of values-based, activist and multilateralist foreign policy – an agenda that combined tackling terrorism and intervention in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo and Sierra Leone, with action on issues like climate change, global poverty, Africa and the Middle East Peace Process. Blair is also widely credited for his contribution towards assisting the Northern Ireland Peace Process by helping jointly to negotiate the Good Friday Agreement and deliver a power-sharing government.
Blair continues to be active in public life. He has many interests, not least his current role in the Middle East, which takes up the largest proportion of his time. Since leaving Downing Street, Blair has served as the Quartet Representative to the Middle East. He represents the United States of America, United Nations, Russia and the European Union, working with the Palestinians to prepare for statehood as part of the international community’s effort to secure peace.
About AlphaMetrix, LLC
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