Dr. Mina Toksöz is an Emerging Markets and Country Risk Consultant. She has 15 years of experience in investment banking, most recently as Head of Country Risk at Standard Bank International. Prior to this Dr Toksöz worked for The Economist Group’s EIU, covering Europe and the Middle East, and as Manager of the Country Risk Service.  She currently serves as an Independent Director on the Supervisory Board of the EIU Country Risk Service. She has published widely on Emerging Markets; has a D.Phil. in Economics from Sussex University, BA from Bosporus University, and Executive Programme on Infrastructure at Harvard University. Dr Toksoz is a regular public speaker with recent engagements on Turkey and the Middle East at Chatham House, RIIA; on UK-Turkey relations to the House of Commons Foreign Policy Committee; lectures on Country Risk at the Manchester Business School.