By Jonathan Isaby
News arrives that the Legatum Institute – the London-based think-tank researching and advocating an expansive understanding of prosperity – has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.
He is Dr. Jeffrey Gedmin, who for the last four years or so has been President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he directed broadcasting and operations in almost thirty languages. Prior to that, he worked variously at the Aspen Institute Berlin, the American Enterprise Institute in Washington and the New Atlantic
Dr. Gedmin said on his appointment:
“The Legatum Institute offers an unparalleled platform upon which to shape ideas and policy in the world today. I am honoured to be appointed to this prestigious post and look forward to leading the Legatum Institute in developing fresh ideas and translating them into action.”
He will take up the post on March 1st.