Peter Marber

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Peter Marber "is global head of GEM fixed income and currencies at HSBC Halbis Partners. He was formerly Founding Partner and Chief Strategist for The Atlantic Funds, LLC which was acquired by HSBC in June 2005. Since 1987, Marber has professionally invested billions of dollars in the emerging markets for many of the world’s largest corporations and financial groups. He began his career at UBS (fka Swiss Bank Corporation), and he was a co-founder and President of the emerging markets subsidiaries at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (fka Wasserstein Perella).

"Marber has been a faculty member at Columbia University since 1993, teaching at the Business School and School of International and Public Affairs. He has also taught classes at Johns Hopkins and Universidad Francisco Marroquin. Marber has authored more than 100 articles and columns on international finance and globalization. His first book, From Third World to World Class: The Future of Emerging Markets in the Global Economy, was named a top ten business book in 1998 by the Knight Ridder newspapers and was called future reference reading for “The 24/7 Global Marketplace” by Wired magazine in 2001. He has been a global analyst for CNN, CNBC, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal and has lectured at dozens of international conferences. His last book, Money Changes Everything: How Global Prosperity is Reshaping Our Needs, Values, and Lifestyles, was published by Financial Times Prentice Hall in 2003. David Brooks of the New York Times has noted, “Money Changes Everything is an outstanding primer on the awesome social effects of globalization.” Marber’s forthcoming book focuses on what he calls “The E-8”, the eight leading emerging market economies to rival the current G-8.

"Mr. Marber serves or has served on a variety of boards and societies at the Horace Mann School, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and at the World Policy Institute at the New School." [1]