What's Ahead in the Global Economy
Mohamed El-Erian discusses our current economic path, underpinned by central bank policy experimentation. He points to ominous signposts all around us: rising inequality, sluggish growth, political tensions, and volatile financial markets. He dissects continued pressures that warrant radically different monetary policy including youth employment, global wealthy inequality, market illiquidity, and the unsustainable map between financial risk-taking (high) and economic risk- taking (low). And then, thankfully, he outlines his vision for a renewed global economy, prosperity and financial stability.
Mohamed El-Erian in the News
Internationally respected economist and financier with experience at the highest level of business and government, here is a sampling of MOHAMED EL-ERIAN's media appearances:
Mohamed El-Erian delivers sharp insights on global markets at Barclays Asia Forum
Addressing an audience of nearly 700 at the Asia Pacific’s premier macro-financial conference, the Barclays Asia Forum, MOHAMED EL-ERIAN shared sharp insights on the global economic landscape in a keynote entitled “Markets: Making Sense of It All.” Providing an investor’s view on populism, de-globalization, geopolitical tensions, and other global phenomena, El-Erian illuminated how we can navigate towards a more positive, inclusive and stable economic future. El-Erian was also sought-out for an interview by CNBC while at the conference, during which he discussed the Fed’s “beautiful normalization,” bitcoin, and more.
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What do event planners say about MOHAMED EL-ERIAN? He consistently receives the highest praise event planners can give:
“In my thirteen years as an event producer, I have never received such positive feedback from a keynote speaker before. I was stopped in the hallways and networking events numerous times by attendees who had glowing remarks about Dr. El Erian’s presentation. One attendee stated that ‘it is rare that a speaker not only presents well, but presents quality content’. I can say with 100% confidence that this was a wise investment in our business, as he helped to build our reputation as a program with great content.” - Major international bank
“ I’ve worked with a lot of guest speakers. Mohamed was by far one of the easiest to work with, the most prepared and the most succinct in his delivery. He was incredibly well prepared and incredibly giving with his time, spending almost the entire event with us and our guests. A really great guy. It was an absolute pleasure to have him with us.” - Major international bank
"He has an incredible ability to convey what are quite complex matters in a relatively simple way that everyone in the audience can understand, and furthermore he connects with people in a remarkable way." - National Bank Of Abu DhabiRead financial insights from Mohammed El-Erian >>
Mohamed El-Erian accepts financial advisory position at Investcorp
Financial industry powerhouse MOHAMED EL-ERIAN has been appointed to an advisory role at Investcorp, the Bahrain-listed alternatives firm, as part of its ambitious international expansion plan. Mohammed Alardhi, executive chairman of Investcorp said, “As one of the most respected voices on the international financial and economic stage, Mohamed brings with him unique insights that will benefit Investcorp...” News of El-Erian’s appointment made headlines in major outlets from Reuters to Financial News.
Mohamed El-Erian’s sharp insights at Milken Institute Global Conference make headlines
Allianz’s Chief Economic Advisor MOHAMED EL-ERIAN made headlines following his insightful remarks at the Milken Institute Global Conference. A globally renowned, mega-event that aims to find creative solutions to the world’s most complex problems, the Milken Institute Global Conference attracts 4,000 attendees from over 50 countries and features over 200 sessions led by top-flight speakers. Sharing analysis on the the key forces affecting global capital markets, El-Erian hit on a “major contradiction”: "The optimism is off the charts according to the stock market but the geopolitics are a real concern.” Celebrated for having the world’s ear when it comes to market analysis, El-Erian’s shrewd insights instantly made headlines on Business Insider, which also highlighted his commentary on the Fed, dollar valuation, and more. In conjunction with his conference participation, El-Erian also appeared on Fox Business —shedding light on investment opportunities—and participated in a unique and engaging FacebookLive, sharing remarkable personal advice that touched on the conference theme, “Building Meaningful Lives.”Watch El-Erian’s FacebookLive from the Milken Institute Global Conference >>
Mohammed El-Erian interprets the global economy after Brexit
Economist and former CEO of PIMCO MOHAMED EL-ERIAN gives insight on what Brexit means for the global economy, multi-national corporations, trade and the future of the EU.
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Mohamed El-Erian's "Great Content" Inspires Rave Reviews
Internationally recognized expert on the world economy and finance, MOHAMED EL-ERIAN recently spoke to an audience of 700+ investment professionals that inspired the following high praise: “In my thirteen years as an event producer, I have never received such positive feedback from a keynote speaker before. I was stopped in the hallways and networking events numerous times by attendees who had glowing remarks about Dr. El Erian’s presentation. One attendee stated that ‘it is rare that a speaker not only presents well, but presents quality content’. I can say with 100% confidence that this was a wise investment in our business, as he helped to build our reputation as a program with great content.”
The One Economic Book You Must Read Now
Why are wages flat and corporations flush? Why do interest rates remain at unprecedented lows, yet investment lags? These highly engaging issues and more are addressed in internationally recognized expert on the world economy MOHAMED EL-ERIAN'S new book, The Only Game in Town. Read more in this Time feature story.Read More...
Mohamed A. El-Erian is Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO where he formerly served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer. He chaired President Obama’s Global Development Council from 2007 to 2014, is a columnist for Bloomberg View and a contributing editor at the Financial Times.
Dr. El-Erian first joined PIMCO in 1999 and was a senior member of PIMCO's portfolio management and investment strategy group. He rejoined the company at the end of 2007 after serving for two years as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company, the entity that manages Harvard’s endowment and related accounts. Before coming to PIMCO, Dr. El-Erian was a managing director at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London and before that, he spent 15 years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.
Dr. El-Erian has published widely on international economic and finance topics. His 2008 book, When Markets Collide, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year and was named a book of the year by The Economist and one of the best business books of all time by the Independent (UK). He was named to Foreign Policy’s list of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” for four years in a row. He served on the 2014 and the 2015 juries for the Financial Times/McKenzie Book of the Year award. His new book The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability and Avoiding the Next Collapse is scheduled to be published Jan. 26 2016.
Dr. El-Erian has served on several boards and committees, including the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, the International Center for Research on Women, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the IMF's Committee of Eminent Persons and the New York Fed’ Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. He is currently a board member of the NBER, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New America, and Cambridge in America. Since 2007, he has been chair of Microsoft’s Investment Advisory Board. He holds a master's degree and doctorate in economics from Oxford University and received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University. He is an Honorary Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge University.