- Senior Associate, International Economics, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, USA
MSc and PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Former: Minister of Trade and Industry of Venezuela; Director, Venezuela Central Bank; Executive Director, World Bank; Professor of Business and Economics, and Dean, IESA, Venezuela; Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Policy. Currently, Senior Associate, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Concurrently, Chief International Columnist, El Pais and La Repubblica, Spain's and Italy's largest dailies. Columnist, A-List, The Financial Times. Weekly columns also carried by newspapers in Latin America. Host and Producer, Efecto Naím, a weekly television programme on international affairs. Author of many scholarly articles and more than ten books on international economics and politics including Illicit (2005) and The End of Power (2013). Chairman of the Board: Group of Fifty (G-50); Population Action International. Member of the Board of Directors: National Endowment for Democracy; International Crisis Group; Open Society Foundations. Recipient: Ortega y Gasset prize (2011).