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Andrew is the global editorial director of The Economist Corporate Network (ECN), the Economist Intelligence Unit’s briefing and advisory service for senior business leaders. He leads and supports a team of network directors (NDs) across Africa, the Middle East and Asia, and ensures that editorial consistency and quality are maintained to the highest level.
Rob Koepp is the Hong Kong Director of The Economist Corporate Network. He brings extensive hands-on managerial experience coupled with economic analysis and industry insight to help organisational leaders and their teams to gain a holistic yet practical appreciation of the challenges and opportunities present in China and across other key Asian markets.
Herman Warren is The Economist Corporate Network’s Network Director for Africa. Herman works with corporate clients to provide insight and analysis on a range of topics related to the broad and specific African context, helping clients to prosper in one of the world's fastest growing and most dynamic economic zones.
Mary Boyd is responsible for programme development and client servicing in Shanghai. She also provides research and conceptual support on China for Economist Corporate Network programmes.
Dr. Florian Kohlbacher is the North Asia Director of The Economist Corporate Network, managing the Networks in Japan and South Korea. Florian is an internationally renowned expert on global business and consumer trends, focusing on how to manage innovation, strategy, sustainability and change.
Robert Powell joined The Economist Intelligence Unit's Country Analysis department in 2001. He manages our risk briefing model, which covers 180 countries across 66 parameters of operational risk.
Pratibha Thaker leads The Economist Intelligence Unit's Middle East and Africa team and is also the overall manager of the other regional teams. She is responsible for establishing a clear vision of objectives, activities and products that will add value for stakeholders.
As the Director of Global Forecasting at The Economist Intelligence Unit, Joseph Lake is responsible for providing intellectual leadership for the EIU's global economic analysis and forecasting. He is an influential voice, providing insight and analysis on the political, economic and business environments to corporations, policymakers and private clients.
Robert leads the EIU's country, industry and data analysis and forecasting teams. In this position he plays a key role in shaping the company's response to events and in overseeing the suite of core subscription products to ensure standards of editorial excellence are maintained.
Duncan heads a team of analysts covering Asia, in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Country Analysis division and is personally responsible for compiling economic and political forecasts for a number of countries in the region, most notably China.
Simon Baptist is the Global Chief Economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit. He is responsible for providing intellectual leadership for the EIU’s coverage, for ensuring that our economic and political analysis and forecasts are the best available for international decision-makers, and for managing a global team of economists, consultants and editors.
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