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Dambisa Moyo - Keynote Speaker

Book Dambisa Moyo as a keynote speaker. Dambisa Moyo is a world-renowned thinker on the key global trends shaping the 21st century, from macroeconomics and geopolitics to technology and millennials. For more information on economics and finance speaker Dambisa Moyo, contact VBQ Speakers founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk on leo@vbqspeakers.com or 0044 7833727090.


Dambisa Moyo

Best-selling author and expert on global trends

Speaker Themes

  • Macroeconomics

  • Geopolitics

  • Risk

  • Technology trends

  • Demographic change

  • Millennials


New York, USA



Dambisa Moyo is a world-renowned thinker on  the key global trends shaping the 21st century, from macroeconomics and geopolitics to technology and millennials.

Respected for her unique balance of contrarian thinking with measured judgment, she has built a reputation among global policy-makers and investors for her ability to turn economic insight into actionable ideas.

A prolific author, Dambisa has published three New York Times best-selling books and is publishing a fourth in 2018:

- Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth and How to Fix It (April 2018)

- Winner Take All: China’s race for Resources and What it Means for the World (2012)

How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead (2011)

- Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa (2009)

Dambisa is a Board member of Barclays Bank, Barrick Gold, and Chevron. She has been included in the Time 100 Most Influential people in the world, writes for publications such as the Financial Times, WSJ, Barron’s and Harvard Business Review, and has travelled to 80 countries. she has a PhD from Oxford University and a Masters from Harvard.


Unafraid to break with conventional wisdom if the evidence points the other way, Dambisa is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost economic thinkers.

Her work confronts the big questions of our time: 

  • How is economic and political power shifting?

  • What is at the root of rising populism and nationalism?

  • How will technology and demographic shifts re-shape the world order?

  • What is the cause of poverty, and how can we tackle it?


The future of the global economy (2017)

Dambisa on how 62 people have the same amount of wealth as the bottom 50% (2016)

What are the risks to global growth? (Google Zeitgeist 2015)

Key themes impacting the global economy (2018)