Professor, Director, Institute for Global Affairs
London School of Economics
Former: Professor and Director, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Stockholm School of Economics; Professor, Universit+® Libre de Bruxelles; Visiting Professor, Harvard, Stanford and MIT; Founder and President, Centre for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR), Moscow; Programme Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. Since 2006, Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Concurrently, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington DC. Has regularly provided advice to national governments and international institutions including the IMF and the World Bank. Has published widely on financial development, corporate governance and transition economics. Interests: policy issues in emerging economies, regional and global institutional architecture.