Phyllis Papadavid has two decades of experience as an international economist and senior financial strategist in investment banking and has advised governments, central banks and major financial institutions globally. Her expertise is in macroeconomic policy, exchange rate economics and financial crises. Phyllis’s recent research has been on optimal financing conditions for economic transformation, the US shale revolution and the rising role of the renminbi as a reserve currency. She has also advised multilateral organizations including the World Bank, the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund. Phyllis is a regular commentator on Bloomberg, BBC, CNN and CNBC and a frequent contributor to BloombergView and Kathimerini newspaper.