- Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, USA
MSc and PhD, MIT. Former: Minister of Trade and Industry of Venezuela; Director, Venezuela Central Bank; Exec. Director, World Bank; Prof. of Business and Economics, and Dean, IESA, Venezuela; Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Policy. Currently, Senior Associate, Int'l Econ., Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace. Concurrently, Chief Int'l Columnist, El País and La Repubblica. Columnist, A-List, The Financial Times. Contributing Editor, The Atlantic. Weekly columns also carried by newspapers in Latin America. Host and Producer, Efecto Naím. Chairman of the Board, Group of Fifty (G-50). Member of the Board of Directors: National Endowment for Democracy; Population Action International, Open Society Foundations. Author of many scholarly articles and more than ten books on international economics and politics. Including; Illicit (2005) and The End of Power (2013). Recipient: Ortega y Gasset prize (2011).