Dr. Monica Malik

Chief Economist - EFG-Hermes .

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.

About Workshops

Useful Information

  • February 25, 2021: Deadline to apply as a paper presenter
  • June 6, 2021: Deadline for paper presenters to submit their first draft
  • July 23-24, 2021: Dates of the 2020 Gulf Research Meeting
  • Note There is no deadline to register as a listening participant. However, seats are limited in each workshop and registration for non-paper presenters will be allowed on a space available basis.

GRM 2020


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Each workshop has its individual agenda, which run concurrently alongside the main conference programme.


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