CEO and Chief Economist of Arabia Monitor, Dr Florence Eid-Oakden has a wealth of experience which she is able to adapt to any given number of speaking engagements, her knowledge covers a vast amount of subjects which she can specifically cater for if necessary. She is also able to speak fluently in Arabic, English, French and Spanish which allows her to cater to diverse audiences making her a very popular choice for speaking engagements.
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Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden is the CEO and Chief Economist of Arabia Monitor. Dr. Eid has been a professor of economics and finance at the American University of Beirut and a visiting professor at INSEAD and HEC Paris. Formerly Head of MENA research at JP Morgan, she has also worked with the World Bank on Latin America & North Africa and on the buy side as a hedge fund investment professional.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Arab Banking Corporation International Bank in London and the Arab Bankers Association of North America in New York, and on the Advisory Board of the Al Faisal University College of Business, Saudi Arabia, and has been a Trustee of the American University in Paris. Dr. Eid holds a Ph.D. in Organization Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a joint Harvard-MIT doctoral committee. She is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
Subjects covered in speeches:
-Business opportunities in MENA
-FX Strategy/Credit Strategy/Fixed Income
-Private Equity/Venture Capital
-Iran-Arab: resuming ties
-Latin America-MENA: transitions
-Turkey-MENA: Economics and politics
-ASEAN-MENA: Emerging hubs of South-South trade
-New Industrialized Asia-MENA
-Islamist parties and platforms