Noreena Hertz

“Now is the time to face the world with eyes wide open.”

 

Noreena Hertz

About Noreena

Named by The Observer as “one of the world’s leading thinkers” and by Vogue as “one of the world’s most inspiring women,” economist Noreena Hertz is a bestselling author, board member and keynote speaker.

Her previous books The Silent Takeover, The Debt Threat and Eyes Wide Open are published in more than twenty countries. Her latest book is the international bestseller The Lonely Century – Coming Together in a World That’s Pulling Apart.

A regular commentator in print globally, Noreena’s opinion pieces have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Die Zelt, El Pais, and The South China Morning Post. She makes frequent television appearances around the world including on flagship television shows such as CBS’ This Morning, BBC’s Question Time, NHK’s Global Debate; has created and hosted four television documentaries; hosted her own show on the US’ largest radio network, Sirius XM and served as the economics editor for the UK’s leading commercial television network, ITV.

Noreena has a PhD from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Having spent 10 years at the University of Cambridge, in 2014 she moved to University College London where she is an Honorary Professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity. Noreena advises governments and corporations globally and sits on the board of Warner Music Group.

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“You have an amazing opportunity to go beyond the conventional, to think beyond the traditional, and to make a real difference.”

 

Noreena Hertz

Speaking

Frequently sought around the world as a speaker, Noreena has given keynote speeches at TED, the World Economic Forum in Davos and Google Zeitgeist as well as for leading global corporations, sharing platforms with such luminaries as President Bill Clinton, Professor Stephen Hawking and Jane Goodall amongst others.

Her thoughtfully tailored keynote speeches combine a deep analytical understanding of global trends, threats and opportunities with practical solutions for how to make smarter decisions in a complex world.

Noreena’s inspirational talks leave the audience with a clearer vision for the future, arming them with better strategies that can prepare an organization for the future.

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Noreena advises a select group of the world’s leading business and political figures on strategy, economic, societal and geo-political risk, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, millennials and post-millenials and sits on the board of Warner Music Group. Her thinking served as the inspiration for Bono’s Product (RED). She has featured as the cover story of Newsweek.

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