Dr Linda Yueh is an Economist, Broadcaster and Writer.
Dr Yueh 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 Programme & U.S. and the Americas Programme) at Chatham House.
Professor Yueh is Chair of the LSE Economic Diplomacy Commission and was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.
As a broadcaster, Linda has presented for BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, as well as having fronted many BBC TV programs including:
- The New Middle Class
- Next Billionaires
- Working Lives
Linda 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 was also Economics Editor and Anchor at Bloomberg TV in London.
Previously, she was an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
Board and Director Positions:
Dr Yueh is an Adviser to the UK Board of Trade.
She is Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Trustee of the Coutts Foundation and Malaria No More UK.
She is a Non-Executive Director of the following publicly listed companies on the London Stock Exchange:
- Rentokil Initial
- Fidelity China Special Situations PLC
- Baillie Gifford’s The Schiehallion Fund
Furthermore, Linda serves on the Advisory Board of LSE IDEAS and on the Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), both at the London School of Economics.
She is a Fellow (FRSA) of the Royal Society of Arts.
Linda Yueh 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 The Times’s Best Business Books of the Year. The U.S. edition, ‘What Would the Great Economists Do? How Twelve Brilliant Minds Would Solve Today’s Biggest Problems’ was Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year.
Professor Yueh has advised the World Bank, European Commission, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum in Davos, among others.
Linda Yueh – Keynote Speaker:
As a keynote speaker, Linda’s most popular economics speaking topics include:
- Global Economy
- Emerging Markets
- The Economic Impact of Brexit
- The Economic Impact of Covid-19