Ms. Lauren Holtmeier
Lauren Holtmeier is an editor for GlobalData, specializing in economic development and helping investment promotion organizations attract FDI.
She has spent the last four years as a business and economics journalist across the Middle East before settling in Dubai. Lauren has worked at high-profile publications such as Al Arabiya English and was previously the chief reporter at Arabian Business, tackling macroeconomic trends across the Gulf and the biggest business stories from the region.
Making complex subjects accessible, her reporting is grounded in the practicalities of how economic turbulence affects everyday life while exploring the ways that major corporations adapt to shifting trends, having interviewed multiple CEOs and government officials throughout her career.
Lauren holds a master’s degree in international affairs, with a focus on economic development and Middle Eastern politics from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.