Fiona Paua

Fiona Paua is Head of Strategic Insight Teams at the World Economic Forum where she leads the Global Competitiveness, Global Risks and Scenario Planning teams. She is also a Senior Adviser to the Executive Chairman and in this capacity, she launched The Forum of Young Global Leaders and the Global Leadership Fellows Programme. She joined the World Economic Forum as Economist for the Global Competitiveness Programme and has served as co-Editor of the Global Information Technology Report series. Previously, she was Vice President and the Country Head of Research for Citibank Philippines and a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in the United States, Hong Kong, and Singapore. She is the Co-Founder of, winner of the 2001 Development Marketplace Award and Infodev Award of the World Bank. Ms Paua has a BA dual honors degree in Asian Studies and Government from Dartmouth College and a Master in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.