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Gavin Serkin

Managing Editor and Author at Frontier Funds


An impassioned advocate of increased and responsible investment in developing countries, Gavin Serkin has been a prominent writer and commentator on the frontiers of finance for over two decades. His book, Frontier, was acclaimed as a “must read” by the Financial Times.

Serkin’s work leading Bloomberg’s teams of journalists uncovering the world of derivatives that caused the global financial crisis won him the Society of American Business Editors & Writers’ Best in Business Award and the Society of Professional Journalists’ Deadline Club Award.

Subsequently leading Bloomberg’s emerging markets team, Serkin created Frontier Funds in 2015 to help increase understanding of the challenges and opportunities in frontier and emerging markets through constant and proactive dialogue with the most influential journalists, investors and leaders.

In the past year, Serkin has advised Singapore’s President, Prime Minister and sovereign wealth fund, shared speaking platforms with leaders including F.W. De Klerk, and been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and the London Press Club. He leads the bi-weekly Expert Chat forum for the accelerated learning platform, OnFrontiers, and works with frontier and emerging market firms including Exotix and LeapFrog Investments.