Speaker Themes

Economic Trends
Global Economy
Emerging Markets

Professor Linda Yueh

Leading Economist, Broadcaster and Author

Professor Linda Yueh is a world-renowned economist, educator, writer, broadcaster and Non Exec Director to FTSE listed businesses.


Speaker Biography

Professor Yueh is Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, visiting Professor at LSE and a Fellow in Economics at Oxford University and associate Fellow (Global Economy) at Chatham House. She was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.

Professor Yueh is also an Adviser to the UK Board of Trade, Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Trustee of the Coutts Foundation. She is a Non-Executive Director of the following publicly listed companies on the London Stock Exchange: Rentokil Initial, a FTSE 100 company, Fidelity China Special Situations, a FTSE 250 investment trust, and Chair of Baillie Gifford's The Schiehallion Fund, listed on the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market.

Professor Yueh is a widely published author and her latest book is: The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today was selected as The Times's Best Business Books of the Year and Newsweek's Best Books of the Year.

She is a TV and radio presenter and Chief Business Correspondent for BBC News and presenter 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.

As a BBC broadcaster Professor Yueh is an exceptional communicator who helps business leaders understand the macro trends effecting global and national economies that could directly impact their businesses.

She can also provide exec team with a deep dive analysis of the trends affecting their specific sector/industry. Her preferred delivery a TED style clear, concise and compelling presentation followed by extensive Q&A but this can flexed to meet client requirements.


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