Ramona Dzinkowski is an internationally known economist and business journalist. She is a prolific writer on topics related to emerging global issues in strategic finance, corporate strategy, growth and competitiveness. As an independent international consultant, her roles have included Canadian economics editor for The Economist, strategic adviser to the president of The Institute of Management Accountants, and economics writer for the World Economic Forum – Davos Conferences. Ramona became well known to the Canadian business community during her tenures as VP research – Financial Executives International Canada, and founding executive director of the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation (CFERF), where she developed the framework business models that would ensure self-sustaining financial growth. She has extensive research experience having published countless articles, monographs and thought leadership reports. She writes a monthly column for Accounting and Business Magazine.