Learn about our Company
ABOUT Carbon Rational
CSR Video Updates: Interview with Damien Ma, Eurasia Group
Damien Ma is an analyst in the Asia practice at Eurasia Group. He studies and analyzes the intersection between Chinese politics and markets, with a particular focus on energy policies, climate change, commodities, elite politics, industrial policy, US-China trade, and social/Internet policies. Damien also covers Mongolian politics and mining. He provides up-to-date analysis on the impact of political issues on business operations and their implications for investors. Damien serves a range of clients from institutional investors and multinational corporations to the US government.
In addition to his analytical work, Damien has written for Slate, The New Republic, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Foreign Policy's blog "The Call," and the China Business Review. He has also been a commentator in US and Chinese print media such as Time, the Wall Street Journal, Caijing, and The Atlantic (with James Fallows), and on broadcast media such as Bloomberg TV, CNBC Asia, BBC America, and Al Jazeera International.
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Damien was a manager of publications at the US-China Business Council in Washington, DC. He also worked in a public relations firm in Beijing, where he served clients ranging from Ford to Microsoft. He holds an MA in China studies, with a focus on Chinese politics, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a BA in international relations and a BS in journalism from Boston University. He earned an advanced international student certificate from People's University in Beijing in 2006. Damien has lived, worked, and studied in Beijing and Shanghai, China, as well as in Oxford, England. Damien speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.