Sebastian Mallaby (US)

Sebastian Mallaby (US)

US Council on Foreign Relations

Synopsis

Sebastian is head of the Centre for Geoeconomic Studies and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations - and author of a book on hedge funds: More Money Than God. He’s also been a bureau chief for The Economist in Africa, Japan and the States. In presentations Sebastian assesses how the interplay of economics and politics is shaping US international relations. What implications will there be for global trade and investment trends, and for the emerging powers?

Biography

Sebastian Mallaby is director of the Maurice R Greenberg Centre for Geoeconomic Studies and the Paul A Volcker senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

Mallaby examines how the interplay of economics and politics is shaping international relations. His interests cover a wide variety of domestic US and international issues, including globalisation, the implications of the rise of newly emerging powers, trade and investment trends and economic policy.

An experienced journalist and acclaimed author, Sebastian joined the CFR from the Washington Post, where he served as columnist and editorial board member. He is the author of More Money Than God: hedge funds and the making of a new elite.

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