About Dr. Dambisa Moyo:
Dr. Dambisa Moyo is an international economist and New York Times best-selling author of both Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way For Africa, published in 2009, and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices that Lie Ahead, published in 2011. Moyo’s 3rd book Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World will be published in June 2012.
She worked for the World Bank as a Consultant and at Goldman Sachs where she worked in the debt capital markets and as an economist in the global macroeconomics team.
In 2009, Moyo was honoured by the World Economic Forum as one of its Young Global Leaders. In 2009 TIME Magazine named Moyo as one of the world’s 100 most influential people. In September 2009 Moyo was featured in Oprah Winfrey’s power list of 20 remarkable visionaries. In 2010, Dambisa Moyo was a participant at the Bilderberg Conference. Moyo gave the keynote address at PIMCO’s 2011 Secular Forum.
Moyo serves on the board of Barclays Bank, SABMiller, and Barrick Gold. She has done numerous speaking engagements at organizations including: OECD, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Council on Foreign Relations, American Enterprise Institute and the 2009 Munk Debates as well as most of the G7 countries. In 2009 she spoke at the TEDx conference at the EU Parliament.
Moyo is a regular contributor to financial journals such as The Economist and Financial Times and has appeared as a guest on networks such as CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC and Fox Business. She is a Patron of Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), a hedge fund supported children’s charity.