Founder and Managing Director, MacroPolo, Paulson Institute
Damien Ma is Managing Director of the Think Tank at the Paulson Institute, where he co-founded MacroPolo. He is the author of the book, In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China’s Ascent in the Next Decade. He serves as adjunct faculty at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Previously, Ma was a Senior Analyst at Eurasia Group, the political risk research and advisory firm. At EG, he focused on the China and East Asia markets, covering areas that spanned energy and commodities and industrial policy to elite politics and US-China relations. His advisory and analytical work served a range of clients from institutional investors and multinationals to the US, Japanese, and Singaporean governments.
He will be speaking on the panel Lifting the Fog from the 20th Party Congress about what the new era of Chairman Xi means for global relations with China.