- Chief Executive Officer, Frontier Advisory, South Africa
Martyn Davies is the Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Advisory, a leading research, strategy and capital advisory firm that specializes in frontier and emerging markets. He is also a faculty member at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has been ranked the number one analyst in South Africa in the “Other African Economies & Markets” category by the prestigious Financial Mail in its Annual Analysts of the Year awards. He is a member of MasterCard's Global Knowledge Panel, comprising leading international economists providing strategic advice to the leadership of MasterCard. Davies holds a BA in Law (Hons), an MA and a PhD from University of the Witwatersrand, a Diploma in Asian Studies from Yonsei University, South Korea. He has a certificate from Harvard Business School & GIBS for the Making Markets Work course. In 2010, Destiny Man magazine named Davies in its “Power 40” list of leading South African businessmen under the age of 40.