Linda Yueh – Keynote Speaker

Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, the foreign policy think tank of the London School of Economics and Political Science

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Specialist Subjects

  • Global Economy
  • Emerging Markets
  • Rise of China and its impact on Asia and the Rest of the World
  • Currencies and Risk
  • Financial Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Brexit

Language

  • English

Linda Yueh – Keynote Speaker

Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, the foreign policy think tank of the London School of Economics and Political Science

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Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, the foreign policy think tank of the London School of Economics and Political Science

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Biography

Linda Yueh is an economist, broadcaster, and author.

Dr. Yueh is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School. She is also Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science's (LSE) foreign policy think tank, the IDEAS research centre, and was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.

She is a TV and radio presenter, including for BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, as well as having fronted BBC TV series, such as The New Middle Class, Next Billionaires, and Working Lives.

Dr. Linda Yueh is a Non-Executive Director of Rentokil Initial, Trustee of the Coutts Foundation, Royal Commonwealth Society, and Malaria No More UK. She is a Fellow (FRSA) of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). She also serves on the Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics, and on the Advisory Board of The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF).

She is a widely published author and Editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series. Her most recent book, The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today (What Would the Great Economists do?), has been published by Viking/ Penguin Random House in March 2018, and by Picador/ Macmillan in the U.S. in June 2018. The UK version is one of The Sunday Times's Best Business Books of 2018, and the U.S version is one of Newsweek's Best Books of 2018 so far. A Chinese version will be published by CITIC Press. She is represented by Janklow & Nesbit.

Previously, she was Chief Business Correspondent for BBC News and host of Talking Business with Linda Yueh for BBC World TV and BBC News Channel based in Singapore. She had been Economics Editor and anchor at Bloomberg TV in London. She had been an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.

Professor Linda Yueh has advised the World Bank, European Commission, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum in Davos, among others. She was Non-Executive Director of the FTSE-listed companies, JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust and Baillie Gifford's Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust. She was previously Co-Chair of the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) of London First; Board Member of London & Partners; and adviser to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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