Speaker Profile

Moises Naim

Foreign Policy Magazine

Moises Naim is editor of Foreign Policy magazine (www.foreignpolicy.com). He has written extensively on the political economy of international trade and investment, multilateral organizations, economic reforms, and globalization. He is the author or editor of eight books, numerous essays, professional articles and his opinion columns are regularly published in the world's leading newspapers.

Dr. Naim served as Venezuela's minister of trade and industry and played a central role in the initial launching of major economic reforms in the early 1990s. Prior to his ministerial position, he was professor and dean at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion, in Caracas. He was also the director of the projects on economic reforms and on Latin America at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Dr. Naim was associated with the World Bank on two occasions, first as an executive director and later as a senior advisor to the president.

Dr. Naim holds Ph.D. and master's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Profile as of 3/24/2004