Dr Linda Yueh a renowned economist, broadcaster and author.
She is the author of several books, including: The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today, China’s Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower and Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Development since 1979. Her textbook, Macroeconomics, written with Graeme Chamberlin, is a recommended text of the UK Government Economic Service. She is also the Editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series.
Previously, Linda 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. Previously, she was an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
She 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.
Linda 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).