Dambisa Moyo

Macro-economist, Author and Investor in the Future

Named by TIME Magazine as on e of the "100 Most Influential People in the World".
Fee Range: €€€/$$$ 20.000 - 50.000
Languages: English

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Dambisa Moyo is a global economist who influences key decision markers in strategic investments and public policy. She is an inspiring source of unique perspectives and has the ability to turn economic insight into investible ideas.


Her books, articles and public lectures focus on the creation of wealth and the perpetuation of poverty in a global economy, the dynamic interrelationships between impoverished states of her native Africa, emerging economies such as China, and established wealthy societies such as the United States.


Dambisa Moyo was born in Zambia and passed a portion of her childhood in the United States, where her fader pursued postgraduate education, and then went back to Zambia, where her mother became chairwoman of a state-owned bank.


She studied chemistry at the University of Zambia and obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in business administration from American University in Washington D.C.. She worked for two years at the World Bank and in 1997 received a master degree in public administration from the Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and in 2002 a doctorate in economics from St. Antony’s College. Oxford.


What she offers

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.


How she presents

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


  • Is China the new idol for emerging economies?
  • Beyond the BRICs: Investment Opportunities in the Frontier Markets
  • Global Macro-economy - Where Will Global Growth Emerge?
  • Economic Development and Driving Sustainable Growth
  • Commodities - Is this the End of the Commodity Super-Cycle?
  • The Future of Energy and Commodities
  • Monetary Policy
  • Fiscal Policy
  • External Markets
  • Technology: Opportunities, Risks & Responses
  • Millennials
  • The future of 21 st Century Corporations


Dambisa Moyo How Boards Work
How Boards Work - and how they can work better in a chaotic world
Dambisa Moyo Edge of Chaos
Edge of Chaos
Dambisa Moyo Winner
Winner Take All
Dambisa Moyo Dead Aid
Dead Aid

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