About Dambisa Moyo

Dr Dambisa Moyo is a renowned economist who analyses the macroeconomy and global affairs. She has travelled to more than 75 countries over the last decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge base on the political, economic, and financial workings of emerging economies, in particular the BRICs and the frontier economies in Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East.

Dr. Moyo completed a PhD in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters degree from Harvard University. She has been named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World”, as well as to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders group. Her work regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, Barrons magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. Dr Moyo is also a contributing editor to CNBC, the business and finance news network. In October 2016 Dr Moyo took up her appointment to the Board of Directors of Chevron. This is in addition to serving on the boards of Barclays Bank, Chevron and Barrick Gold.

Her third book is Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World, which was published in June 2012, and premiered at #13 on the New York Times bestseller list. She is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead.

Dambisa has successfully completed numerous major marathons including New York, Boston and the London Marathon. She talks here about exactly what business leaders can learn from them.