An esteemed and respected economist Prof. Weder di Mauro is a proven visionary of the global economy who has worked with the world’s leading institutions. Her deep knowledge, astute observations and shrewd analysis of contemporary critical issues never fail to provoke thoughtful discussion long after the event has ended.
Since 2001, Beatrice Weder di Mauro has been Professor of Economics at the University of Mainz and member of the German Council of Economic Experts. As a result of her work at some of the world’s leading institutions, she is recognized as a global authority on economic policy.
From 2002-2004 she was a member of the Board of Macroeconomic Advisors of the Swiss Federation, advising the Swiss government on economic policy. In June 2004 she was appointed a member of the German Council of Economic Experts which advises the German government on economic policy and economic development. She is the first woman and the first non-German to hold this position.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Roche. Previously Weder di Mauro also worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund (with the responsibility of developing the monetary systems of countries like Kirgistan, Aserbaidshan and Romania) and the World Bank in Washington.
As well as serving on the Council of Economic Advisors of Switzerland she has been a consultant for various international organizations including the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, the IMF, the United Nations University and the OECD Development Centre in Paris. She had visiting positions at Harvard University and the United Nations University and holds a PhD from the University of Basel. She is an affiliate at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.
Due to her vast expertise, experience and insight, Weder di Mauro offers decision makers crucial information and insights into European financial policy, current trends in the world’s economy and the ramifications of an expending Europe on financial markets around the globe.
She presents in English, German, Spanish and Italian.
- Challenges for international finance markets
- Globalisation and its effect on developing nations
- Strategies for economic development