Martin Wolf, CBE is a British journalist, widely considered to be one of the world’s most influential writers on economics. He is the associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.
Wolf is an extremely effective speaker on global economics, with unparalleled experience as both an economist and a journalist. He is a Forum Fellow at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he has served as a panel moderator. Wolf was a senior economist for ten years at the World Bank’s division of international trade. He was Director of Studies at the Trade Policy Research Centre, London, and has advised governments and international organizations on trade and economic integration.
Wolf is the author of several books and numerous articles on global economics and political economy, including, most recently, Why Globalization Works. He has won several prestigious awards for his journalism, including CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 “for services to financial journalism” and the Decade of Excellence Award at the 2003 Business Journalists of the Year Awards. He has a well-deserved reputation for rigorous thinking, deep insight and dazzlingly sharp delivery.