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Global Economy & Risk



Simon Baptist
Chief Economist & Asia Director
Economist Intelligence Unit
An intelligent, articulate economist who can relate the world's key economic developments

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Dag Detter
Fellow - Legatum Institute
Author of The Public Wealth of Nations
Advising Financial Institutions how to Unlock the Vast Potential of Public Assets to Boost Economic Growth and Prosperity

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Dr Mark Esposito
Founder - Lab-Center for Competitiveness
Professor of Business, Economics & Competitiveness
Harvard University & Grenoble School of Management
An economist who looks into the blind spots of fast-growing economies to identify new sources of economic growth.

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Leo Abruzzese
Global Forecasting Director
Economist Intelligence Unit
Leo has analyzed and written about every major economic event of the last generation.

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Philip Coggan
Buttonwood Columnist & Capital Markets
Editor, The Economist
Author of Paper Promises & The Money Machine
An authoritative speaker on the world's capital markets, the dangers of financial crises and how we can survive them.

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Dr Marc Faber
Editor of The Doom Boom Gloom Report
Investor Advisor and Fund Manager
Famous for his contrarian approach to investing, Marc Faber does not run with the bulls or bait the bears, but steers his own course through the maelstrom of international finance markets.

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Dr Jeffrey Garten
Professor of International Trade & Finance Yale School of Management
Former US Under-Secretary of Commerce
Dr Garten is a former Under-secretary of Commerce for international trade who served in the first Clinton Administration, promoting American business interests in Japan, Europe and the major emerging markets, including China, India, and Brazil.

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Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
Independent Economist & Business Strategist, Chief Economist, the MasterCard Centre for Inclusive Growth
Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong's combination of rigorous economic analysis and effective communication is a potent cocktail; he identifies the key developments that matter and interprets their implications in terms that business leaders can understand.

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Dr Parag Khanna
CNN Global Contributor, Senior Research Fellow, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Parag Khanna is a leading geo-strategist, world traveler and author.

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Greg Lindsay
Journalist & Writer for Fast Company
Author of Aerotropolis
He shares fascinating insights about our globally interconnected future — the challenges this poses to our environment and the great opportunities that exist for those prepared to meet them.

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Dr Robert Madsen
Senior Fellow - Center for International Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
With an extensive background in global, East Asian, European and American affairs, Robert Madsen deals with the major issues confronting the world economy while skillfully addressing the ripple effects on various countries, industries and corporations.

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Graeme Maxton
Secretary-General, The Club of Rome
Author, Reinventing Prosperity
When Graeme Maxton speaks, people listen. He is a lively, thought-provoking presenter who engages his audiences in a way that challenges them to think about the future.

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Mark Mobius
Executive Chairman Templeton
Emerging Markets Group
Regarded by many in the financial industry as one of the most successful emerging markets investors over the last 20 years.

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Dr Dambisa Moyo
Global Economist & Author
Dead AidWinner Take AllHow the West Was Lost
One of the most influential international economists on the World Economy, the Emerging Markets and Africa.

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Jim Rogers
Investment Expert & Author
Jim Rogers is one of the world's most famously successful financial investors

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
Professor - Columbia University Graduate Schools of Business
Joseph Stiglitz is one of the most frequently cited economists in the world and is one of the most sought-after thinkers about the future of the world economy.

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Robert Ward
Editorial Director
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Robert Ward is the head of the Economist Intelligence Unit's highly respected editorial team and its most seasoned speaker.

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Stephen King
Senior Advisor to HSBC
Author of Grave New World, When the Money Runs Out and Losing Control
He has the unique ability to explain how the world economy 'adds-up', and skilfully places key economic developments in their rightful political and historical context.

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