Mandeep Rai is author of The Values Compass: What 101 Countries Teach Us About Purpose, Life and Leadership. She is a global authority on values, and has travelled to more than 150 countries and reported as a broadcast journalist for the BBC World Service and Reuters, among others.
Mandeep began her career in private banking at JPMorgan, and later worked for the United Nations, the European Commission, and grassroots NGOs before setting up the UAE’s first media venture capital fund. She studied philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE), has an MSc in development from the London School of Economics, and completed an MBA at London Business School, with a year at Harvard Business School and MIT. Mandeep also holds a PhD in global values.
In her book The Values Compass, Mandeep Rai takes us on a journey across 101 countries, highlighting a unique value that has defined each nation’s history and culture — and how we can apply these to find purpose and fulfilment in our own lives.