Chairman & CEO, MRL Corporation
Cornelia Meyer is an independent business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert. She is Chairman & CEO of MRL Corporation and Chairman & Chief Economist of LBV Asset Management. Cornelia has advised governments and worked for some of the world’s great companies. Her experience stretches over 50 countries on a vast range of assignments.
Cornelia started her career in Japan as the economic policy adviser to Yoshiro Mori when he was Minister of METI. She then held several senior positions in energy, development & investment banking covering Asia, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East (UBS, ADB & Citigroup).
In 1988 Cornelia joined General Electric and then worked for BP and KCC. She held various non-executive positions, e.g.: Chairman of Gasol plc, Vice President of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Trustee of the Royal United Services Institute RUSI (the UK’s preeminent think tanks for defense and security) and several other organisations. She chaired the economic group of a “Track II” diplomatic mechanism for Middle East Security.
Cornelia is a member of the Oxford Energy Policy Club and on the Advisory Board of the Istanbul Finance Summit. She was a member of the World Economic Forum`s Global Agenda Council for Energy Security. In 2012 she was chosen by CNN as one of 20 global thought leaders on Emerging Markets. She has a strong media presence on various TV stations (BBC CNN, etc.). She was educated at St.Gallen University, the London School of Economics and Tokyo University. She speaks six European and Asian languages.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
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