FT Frontier
            Market Summit
December 10, 2014 | 10 on the Park, New York #FTFrontierMarkets 

The inaugural FT Frontier Markets Summit, chaired by senior Financial Times journalists, gathered top investors, business leaders, economists and advisors to discuss the most effective strategies for accessing growing markets, the key areas of opportunity, and the factors that need to be taken into account and managed to ensure sustainable growth. [more]

Speakers included:
Min Zhu
Deputy Managing Director
International Monetary Fund
Ruchir Sharma
"Breakout Nations"
Michael Spence
William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, New York University
Keiko Honda
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
David Welch
President, Europe, Africa and the Middle East
Theresa Whitmarsh
Executive Director
Washington State Investment Board

Pradipta Chakrabortty
, Co-Lead Portfolio Manager, Frontier Emerging Markets, Harding Loevner
Brandon Fuller, Deputy Director, Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York University
Hadeel Ibrahim, Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Vali Nasr, Dean, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Vikram Nehru, Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies, and Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Brooks Preston, Head of Investment Funds Department, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Chaired by:
James Kynge
Emerging Markets Editor
Financial Times
Henny Sender
Chief International Finance Correspondent
Financial Times


  • This event is a broad survey of frontier markets, not just a specific region, providing investors and businesses with a range of options for long-term growth
  • Moderated by FT editors who cover international investments, you will also hear from asset managers, investors, analysts and other executives about the full picture of opportunities and risks
  • Learn not only how to identify growing markets, but also how to access them
  • Network with senior executive-level financial professionals
  • Access thought leadership and intelligence used by industry leaders

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