Dambisa Moyo

International Economist & Global Bestselling Author

Dr. Dambisa Moyo has an established international reputation as a thought leader on the political and macroeconomic landscape across developing countries, in particular the BRICs and the frontier economies in Africa, Asia and South America.

A renowned economist who analyses the global macroeconomy

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  • The Future of Energy and Commodities
  • Democracy Under Siege: Timelines and Policy Trajectory after Trump and BREXIT
  • Investment Themes in a Deglobalizing World
  • Unpacking Technology
  • Global Growth Outlook


She presents in English.

How she presents

Dambisa is a powerful and effective speaker, who is in frequent demand at keynote summits and conferences around the globe.


  • Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth - and How to Fix It
  • Winner Take All - China's Race for Resource and What it Means for the World
  • How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly - And the Stark Choices that Lie Ahead
  • Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way For Africa


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In Detail

Dr. Moyo currently serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, Seagate Technology, Chevron and Barrick Gold and in 2016 was ranked the 6th most influential economist on social media by The Top Economists Power 100 (based on Klout scores). 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. Ms. Moyo is also a contributing editor to CNBC, the business and finance news network.


Ms. Moyo leverages her comprehensive economic understanding to inform a practical investment strategy, realise opportunities and manage risks across emerging economies. Her work examines the interplay between rapidly developing countries, international business, and the global economy, while highlighting investment opportunities and convergence themes.


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Dambisa Moyo is an excellent speaker. Her content is really eye-opening and her delivery and style is top class. The audience were very, very positive about her.

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