George Vojta has been involved with Global Finance and development for 50 years. He held Senior Executive positions with Citigroup, Philbro-Solomon, and Bankers Trust Company. He has served on 40 Boards of Directors, served as a Regulator of Banks, and an Academic Fellow. He has written extensively on the Global Economy and the Financial System. He is the Founder Chairman of the Financial Standards Foundation and its subsidiary eStandards Forum. The Foundation promotes, with like-minded institutions, the cause of globalization for the benefit of all; eStandards Forum uniquely monitors the 180 member countries of the United Nations and publishes, as a public good, their compliance with best practice standards and their prospects for sustained development. The eStandards website is used extensively in the public, NGO, and Private Sectors to facilitate judgments about country conditions and country risk.