Economist, journalist, host
Mr. Jargalsaikhan Dambadarjaa (known as Jargal DeFacto) is an independent economist and media representative of Mongolia. He is the host of Interview DeFacto, a weekly television talk show broadcast on Eagle News, MNB and NTV in Mongolia, featuring distinguished Mongolian and English speaking guests from across the globe. Jargal also hosts Radio DeFacto, a live radio talk show aired daily on Business Radio 98.9FM, where he invites on air discussions of his most recent articles with listeners.
Jargal has a long career history in the industry including CEO positions in banking and financial institutions, public office (Head of FIFTA, Board of Foreign Investment of Mongolia), tourism and petroleum sectors. His volunteer and board positions include Mongolians for Fair Taxes and Wise Spending, Mongolian Taxpayers Association (President), Mongolian National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation - MONPECC (General Secretary), Mongolian Association of State Alumni – MAS (President), Moscow State University Mongolian Alumni (President), Silk Road Foundation (Chair) and The Economic Club of Ulaanbaatar (President).