Peter Marber, Clinical Associate Professor


Peter Marber is a professional money manager, teacher, and writer focused on globalization and financial markets. He currently directs the Global Economy program at the Center for Global Affairs. Since 1987, Marber has professionally invested billions of dollars in the emerging markets for many of the world’s largest corporations and financial groups. Previously he was head of Emerging Markets Investments for Loomis, Sayles & Co., and Chief Business Strategist and head of global emerging markets debt at HSBC Global Asset Management. Before that, he was founding partner, senior portfolio manager and chief strategist for The Atlantic Funds, which was acquired by HSBC in 2005. He began his career as a trader at UBS and was also president of the emerging market subsidiaries of Wasserstein Perella & Company.

Marber has taught graduate courses since 1994 and has been a faculty member at Columbia, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins. He has authored more than 100 columns and is routinely quoted in the media including CNN, CNBC, the Financial Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal. He serves or and has served on boards for institutions including the New America Foundation, World Policy Institute, Columbia University, and the Emerging Markets Trade Association. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London. He has authored or edited six books including Brave New Math: Information, Globalization, and New Economic Thinking in the 21st Century (2015), and The Evolution of Liberal Arts in the Global Age (2017, with Araya). Dr. Marber holds degrees from Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and University of Cambridge.