Since 1984, Dr. Bailey has been an international economic consultant to governments, government agencies, corporations, commercial banks, investment banking firms, trade associations and trading companies on five continents. Dr. Norman A. Bailey is President of the Institute for Global Economic Growth and Vice Chairman of The Americas Forum.
Dr. Bailey founded Overseas Equity Inc., which prepared investment studies for clients in the financial field. He then joined investment banking firm, Bailey, Tondu, Warwick & Co., Inc. and become its president. The firm specialized in debt and equity transactions in the developing world.
His U.S. government experience includes service on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House, and in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Dr. Bailey is currently residing in Israel where he is teaching and doing research for the University of Haifa’s Center for National Security Studies. He also teaches at the Israeli Defense College and helping to establish the first research center on Geo-Economics in the world. Fluent in five languages, Dr. Bailey maintains an extensive network of key relationships throughout the regions and in the industries in which he has worked and consulted.
Prior to his post at University of Haifa, Dr. Bailey has taught at The City University of New York (Queens College) and at the Institute of World Politics in Washington. Dr. Bailey has been awarded two honorary degrees, The National Security Award and the Cold War Commemorative Medal. He is a Knight of the Portuguese Royal Order of Our Lady of the Conception of Vila Vicosa. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Bailey is a graduate of Oberlin College and holds the degrees of Master of International Affairs and Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University.