|Name Cornelia Meyer|
Bbc newspaper review by cornelia meyer 1 701 2014
Cornelia Meyer (born 1959, Langenthal, Switzerland) is an international economist, independent energy expert and media commentator.
Meyer studied at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and did a doctorate at the University of Tokyo, before becoming advisor to Japan’s Foreign Trade Minister. She also contributed to The Economist and the Financial Times. She then joined UBS and became an expert on the energy sector in Asia. In 1998 Meyer joined General Electric in America and in 2004 she moved to London to as an executive with BP.
Since 2008, she has been an independent expert, Chairman & CEO of the MRL Corporation. She regularly appears on the media, including the BBC and Fox as a commentator on business issues .
Meyer was a participant in the World Economic Forum's Open Forum 2010 and is a contributor to the World Economic Forum and the Centre for Global Energy Studies.
Meyer speaks seven European and Asian languages, including Russian and Japanese. She has homes in London and her native Langenthal.
She was conferred as an Honorary Senior Fellow of Regent's University London on 29 June 2013.