A renowned expert in geo-political risk and international economic policy and trends, Doug Rediker represented the United States on the Executive Board of the IMF until 2012, having been nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the US Senate to that post. Since leaving the IMF, he has become well-known for his "Top Ten Geo-Economic Trends", in which he surveys, analyzes and interprets global events through a prism that highlights political and economic risks, opportunities and outcomes.
Rediker currently serves as a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Washington, DC-based nonpartisan research institution widely considered as the most prestigious think tank of its kind. He served as the most recent past Chairman of the World Economic Forum Geopolitical Risk Global Agenda Council and currently serves as its Vice Chair. He has moderated and participated in panels at WEF events in Davos on geo-economic risk, capital markets, the international monetary system, emerging markets and global governance issues. He previously served as Senior Fellow and Director of the Global Strategic Finance Initiative at the New America Foundation. Rediker offers unparalleled perspective and actionable insight on today's most complex global economic issues.