Twenty-first Century companies are global brands that must constantly manage their status and position on the international stage. In many instances, global businesses have built their position very quickly, and are expected to have a broad mandate; one that demands commitments beyond narrow shareholder value, and is expected to encompass a company view around community development, the environment, and diversity. Global business is further complicated by an ever changing regulatory environment, multi jurisdiction risks and opportunities – including those across the emerging markets. Dambisa possesses a unique set of skills and experiences in business, academe, public policy and business. Her board experiences include the global financial sector, fast moving consumer goods and natural resources.