Nathan Gamester, Programme Director, Legatum Institute

Analysing African Prosperity

Nathan Gamester, Programme Director, Legatum Institute

At African Mining: Risk, Reality & Reward
30 June 2015
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Speaker’s Biography

Nathan leads the production of the Legatum Institute’s signature publication, the Legatum Prosperity Index™, managing all aspects of the publication from analysing data to authoring report content. Nathan also works on issues relating to policy and government as well as entrepreneurship and wellbeing. He has authored many Legatum Institute reports and policy papers and his writing has been published in numerous outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy, Jakarta Post, and The Diplomat. Nathan is the former Senior Parliamentary Researcher to Professor the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, in the House of Lords and he holds a degree from the University of Brighton.

Need to know

The Legatum Institute is an international think tank and educational charity focused on promoting prosperity. We do this by researching our core themes of revitalising capitalism and democracy. The Legatum Prosperity Index™, our signature publication, ranks 142 countries in terms of wealth and wellbeing. Through research programmes including Vision of Capitalism, Economics of Prosperity, Transitions Forum, The Culture of Prosperity, and Values of Prosperity, the Institute seeks to understand what drives national success and individual flourishing. The Institute co-publishes with Foreign Policy magazine, the Democracy Lab, whose on-the-ground journalists report on political transitions around the world.