Undergraduate degree in Chemistry; MBA in Finance, American University; Master’s degree, Harvard University; PhD in Economics, Oxford University. Marathon-running global economist. Analyses the macro-economy and international affairs. Advises companies, corporate boards, CEOs and management on investment decisions, capital allocation and risk management. Work examines the interplay of international business and the economy, while highlighting key opportunities for investment, capitalizing on ability to translate trends in markets, technology, politics and economics into their likely impact on global business. Member of the Board: Barclays Bank; Barrick Gold; SABMiller; Seagate Technology. Author: Dead Aid; How the West Was Lost; and Winner Take All. Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine.