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John Sfakianakis

John Sfakianakis

Director of Economics Research, Gulf Research Centre

John Sfakianakis advises global corporations on the future of oil and oil policy, the regional economy, privatisation, fiscal management, macro fiscal planning and debt management.

John Sfakianakis is Director of Economics Research at the Gulf Research Center in Riyadh. Previously he was Middle East Director of the Ashmore Group in Riyadh. His other former positions have included chief investment strategist, MASIC, a family-owned investment company; chief economic adviser to the Saudi Ministry of Finance; group general manager and chief economist, Middle East North Africa region for Credit Agricole C.I.B.; chief economist, Saudi British Bank (SABB/HSBC); and chief regional economist, Samba Financial Group. He also has served as adviser at the Ministry of Economy and Planning in Saudi Arabia and as economist at the United Nations (UNDP) and the World Bank. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University.

He has also worked for the United Nations (UNDP) and the World Bank as an economist in Washington, D.C.

His articles appear frequently in the Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

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Topics

Global Economics and Finance

Future of Oil

Middle East Economies

Geo-economics of the Gulf region

Sovereign Wealth funds

Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £15k to £30k

  • Europe:

    £15k to £30k

  • US:

    £15k to £30k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • Saudi Arabia

Languages

English

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