Danae Kyriakopoulou is OMFIF’s Chief Economist and Head of Research, heading the organisation’s economics staff and providing intellectual leadership and direction to its economic research agenda. This covers areas relevant to global public investment institutions such as central banks, sovereign funds and public pension funds, ranging from monetary policy and financial regulation, to reserve and asset management including the development of new asset classes such as green finance. She is a frequent speaker and contributor on these themes in international publications, conferences and the media.
Previously she was Managing Economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research. She has also served as Economic Adviser to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has worked at the Bank of Greece.
She holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and an MSc in Economics for Development from Oxford University. She is fluent in German, Greek, and Spanish.