Fiona Paua Schwab

Fiona Paua Schwab is Senior Adviser to the Office of Strategic Affairs of the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Previously, she served as Senior Director at the World Economic Forum, responsible for leading the Global Competitiveness, Global Risks, and Scenario Planning teams as well as the Network of Global Agenda Councils, which brings together about 1,000 of the world’s leaders and experts to address the important global, regional, and industry challenges. In her capacity as Senior Adviser to the Executive Chairman, she also launched the Forum of Young Global Leaders and the Global Leadership Fellows Program. She joined the World Economic Forum as Economist for the Global Competitiveness Network and has served as co-editor of The Global Information Technology Report series.

Previously, Fiona was Vice President and the Country Head of Research for Citibank Philippines and was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in the United States, Hong Kong, and Singapore. She has also been a Fellow at the Center for Business and Government at Harvard University. She graduated magna cum laude with a BA dual honors degree in Asian Studies and Government from Dartmouth College and a MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.