Bio

Linda Yueh is an economist, broadcaster, and writer. 


Dr. Yueh is Fellow in Economics at St Edmund HallOxford University, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School. She is Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science's foreign policy think tank (from January 2019), Associate Fellow at Chatham House, and was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University. 


She is a TV and radio presenter, including for BBC Radio 4 and the World Service, as well as having fronted BBC TV series, such as The New Middle Class, Next Billionaires, and Working Lives. 


Dr. Yueh is Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Non-Executive Director of Rentokil Initial as well as Trustee of the Coutts Foundation and Malaria No More UK. She serves on the Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics, and sits on the Advisory Board of The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). She is a Fellow (FRSA) of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).  


She is a widely published author and Editor of the Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series. Her latest book, The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today is published by Viking/ Penguin Random House, and What Would the Great Economists Do? How Twelve Brilliant Minds Would Solve Today's Biggest Problems by PicadorMacmillan in the U.S. She is represented by Janklow & Nesbit.

Previously, she was Chief Business Correspondent for BBC News and host of Talking Business with Linda Yueh for BBC World TV and BBC News Channel based in Singapore. She had been Economics Editor and anchor at Bloomberg TV in London. Previously, she was an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York. 

Professor Yueh has advised the World Bank, European Commission, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum in Davos, among others. She was Non-Executive Director of the FTSE-listed companies, JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust and Baillie Gifford's Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust. She was previously Co-Chair of the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) of London First; Board Member of London & Partners; and adviser to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).