Moises Naim

Moisés Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the chief international columnist for El País and La Repúbblica, a contributor to the Financial Times “A-List,” and a contributing editor to the Atlantic. 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 magazine for 14 years. He is the author of many scholarly articles and more than 10 books on international economics and politics. His most recent book, The End of Power (2013), a New York Times bestseller, was named by the Washington Post and the Financial Times as one of the best books of the year.

In 2011, Naím was awarded the Ortega y Gasset prize, the most prestigious award in Spanish journalism. The British magazine Prospect named him one of the world’s leading thinkers in 2013, and in 2014 the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute of Switzerland ranked him among the top 100 global thought leaders.

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 founder and chairman of the Group of Fifty (G-50) and a board member of the National Endowment for Democracy. Naím holds MSc and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.