Mina Toksoz is an emerging markets and country risk consultant and has 15 years’ experience in investment banking, most recently as head of Country Risk at Standard Bank International.
Prior to this she worked for The Economist Group’s EIU, as editorial director of Europe and the Middle East reports, and as manager of the Country Risk service.
She is currently an independent director on the supervisory board of the EIU Country Risk Service and a visiting lecturer at the University of Manchester Business School.
Mina has a DPhil. in Economics from Sussex University, BA from Bosporus University, and completed the Executive Programme on Infrastructure at Harvard University.
She has published on emerging market trends, Turkey, Lebanon and EU-Middle East relations.
Areas of expertise
- Analysis and management of country risk
- Global economic trends and their impact on emerging markets, with a focus on the Mediterranean rim and CIS
- Sector expertise includes banking, mining, and infrastructure
- Economic modelling expertise including country risk rating models
|2014-15||Senior Consultant Economist, Sovereign and Country Risk Department, Lloyds Bank Group|
|2013 -||Independent Member of the Committee of the EIU Board responsible for supervision of EIU’s Credit rating publications|
|2001 - 2013||Head of Country Risk, Standard Bank International, London|
|2001||Executive Programme on Infrastructure, JF Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University|
|1998 - 2001||Senior Equity Strategist, EMEA, Abn-Amro, London|
|1997 - 98||Senior Economist, Emerging Europe, Caspian Securities, London|
|1985 - 1997||Regional director, Europe; Director Country Risk Service; Senior Editor Middle East, Economist Intelligence Unit, London|
|1980||D.Phil, in Economics, University of Sussex|
|1974||BA in Economics, Bosporus University, Istanbul, Turkey|
- Oil: it’s a double whammy The World Today 12 February 2016
- Policy Cooperation in the G20: The Role of Middle Powers and Proposals for the Turkish Presidency in 2015 Chatham House Briefing 6 March 2015