DACT Masterclass: Professor Linda Yueh, economist, broadcaster and writer.
You won’t want to miss this Masterclass! The popular Masterclass has been a permanent feature of the Treasury Fair programme. This year, the podium belongs to Dr. Lina Yueh.
She is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School. She is Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science’s foreign policy centre, and Associate Fellow (Global Economy and Finance Department & the U.S. and the Americas Programme) at Chatham House. Professor Yueh is Chair of the LSE Economic Diplomacy Commission. She was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.
She is a widely published author and Editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series. Her latest book The Great Economists: how their ideas can help us today was rewarded as Times’s Best Business Books of the Year. Her book What would the Great Economists do? How twelve brilliant minds would solve today’s biggest problems was Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year (USA).
She is a TV and radio presenter for BBC. She was 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. Previously, she was an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
Professor Yueh has advised the World Bank, European Commission, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum in Davos, among others. She was a Non-Executive Director of the LSE-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; Advisory Board Member of The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF); and advisor to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).