Monica Malik has over 15 years of experience as an economist specializing in the
MENA region. Monica is the Chief Economist and heads the Economics team of EFGHermes. Prior to joining EFG-Hermes in 2007, she was the Senior Economist for the
MENA region in Standard Chartered (Dubai) and at Dun & Bradstreet (London). Monica
has presented at a number of high profile conferences and policy round table discussions.
In her current work, she deals extensively with investment links between the Gulf
countries and the major economies of Asia. Monica holds a Ph.D. in Economic
Development in the Middle East from the University of Durham, focusing on private
sector development in Saudi Arabia. She is based in Dubai.