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Linda Yueh

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Linda Yueh CBE is an economist, writer and broadcaster. She is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School. She is an Associate Fellow (US and the Americas Programme) at Chatham House. She was awarded CBE for Services to Economics in the 2023 New Year Honours List.

Professor Yueh is Adviser to the UK Board of Trade. She is Executive Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society. She is a Non-Executive Director of the following publicly listed FTSE 100 companies on the London Stock Exchange: Rentokil Initial plc, SEGRO plc and Standard Chartered plc, where she is Chair of the Culture and Sustainability Committee, as well as Chair of Baillie Gifford’s The Schiehallion Fund Ltd, an investment company listed on the Specialist Fund Segment of the LSE Main Market. She serves on the Advisory Board of LSE IDEAS and on the Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), both at the London School of Economics. She is a Fellow (FRSA) of the Royal Society of Arts.  

Dr Yueh is a widely published author who has written and edited 11 books. Her latest book is The Great Crashes: Lessons from Global Meltdowns and How to Prevent Them. Her previous book, The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today, was selected as The Times’ Best Business Books of the Year. She is the Editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series. 

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