Moises Naim

Moisés Naím is a senior associate in the International Economics Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the chief international columnist for El País and La República, and a Financial Times A-List columnist. He is also the host and producer of Efecto Naím, a weekly television program on international affairs that airs throughout the Americas.

Naím was the editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy for 14 years. He is author of many scholarly articles and more than 10 books on international economics and politics. In 2011, he was awarded the Ortega y Gasset prize, the most prestigious award in Spanish journalism.

Naím has served as Venezuela’s minister of trade and industry, director of Venezuela’s Central Bank, and executive director of the World Bank. He is board chairman of the Group of Fifty (G-50) and of Population Action International, and a board member of the National Endowment for Democracy and the International Crisis Group. Naím holds MSc and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.