Chairman & CEO of MRL Corporation
Cornelia Meyer is a strategic business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert. She is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MRL Corporation and Chairman and Chief Economist of LBV Asset Management. MRL provides the Chief Economist and CIO services to the (European Family Office) EFO-Alliance, Europe’s premier platform for family offices. Ms. Meyer served as the Chairman and then Strategic Advisor to the Board of Gasol plc., an AIM listed independent gas (to power) company. Ms. Meyer’s experience stretches over five continents on a vast range of assignments and projects as a financier, adviser, regulator, manufacturer and principal in the energy and other industries.
Ms Meyer started her career in Japan, where she became the economic policy adviser
to the Honourable Yoshiro Mori, then Minister of International Trade and Industry. She then held several senior positions in energy, development and investment banking covering Asia, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East out of Tokyo, Manila and London for institutions such as UBS, the ADB and Citigroup.
Ms Meyer’s career became more broadly industry based when she joined General Electric and later moved to BP. In 2010 she founded Meyer Resources, which is a global advisory firm.
Ms. Meyer held various non executive board memberships in commercial eneterpises and not for profit organisations. She also used to chair the business and economic group of a US government funded “Track II” diplomatic mechanism for Middle East Security.
Ms. Meyer is a member of Oxford Energy Policy Club and serves on the Advisory Board of the Istanbul Finance Summit. She was a member of the World Economic Forum`s Global Agenda Council for Energy Security. The World Economic Forum has subsequently identified her as a thought leader in geo-economics.
She has a media presence, as a commentator and guest presenter on various business and political TV news stations. These include: the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg. Ms. Meyer was a regular contributor and identified as thought leader on emerging markets by CNN and regularly contributes her analysis to the BBC. She also shares the major macroeconomic column on Swiss National Radio with the chief economist of UBS and the head of the Competition Authority as well as writing leaders and columns for various publications. Ms. Meyer writes regular Op-Eds and leaders in Arab News, Finanz und Wirtshchaft and other publications.
Ms. Meyer was educated at the St.Gallen University, the London School of Economics
and Tokyo University. She speaks seven European and Asian languages.