Noreena Hertz is an economist, bestselling author, academic and thinker.
Her bestselling books The Silent Takeover, The Debt Threat and Eyes Wide Open are available in more than twenty countries.
“one of the world’s leading thinkers.”
The Lonely Century
Noreena’s new book is The Lonely Century – Coming Together in a World That’s Pulling Apart.
From compassionate AI to innovative models for urban living to new ways of reinvigorating our neighbourhoods and reconciling our differences, The Lonely Century offers a hopeful and empowering vision for how to heal our fractured communities and restore a connection in our lives.
TV, Radio and Press
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 Zeit, El Pais and The South China Morning Post.
She also makes frequent television appearances around the world including on flagship television shows such as CBS’ This Morning, BBC’s Question Time, and NHK’s Global Debate.
Furthermore, Professor Hertz has created and hosted four television documentaries; hosted her own show – MegaHertz: London Calling on the US’s largest radio network, Sirius XM and served as the Economics Editor of the UK’s leading commercial television network, ITV.
“one of the world’s most inspiring women.”
Her thinking served as the inspiration for Bono’s (Red). She has also featured as the Cover Story of Newsweek.
Noreena advises a select group of the world’s leading business and political figures on strategy, economic, societal and geopolitical risk, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, millennials and post-millennials and sits on the board of Warner Music Group.
Noreena has a PhD from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Having spent ten 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.
Professor Hertz is a popular keynote speaker, delivering thought-provoking presentations around the world.
Noreena has presented speeches at TED, The World Economic Forum and Google Zeitgeist as well as for leading global corporations. She has shared platforms with such luminaries as President Bill Clinton, Professor Stephen Hawking and Jane Goodall amongst others.
Speaking Topics include:
- The Lonely Century: How to Come Together in a World’s That’s Pulling Apart
- How to Make Smart Decisions in the Post-COVID 19 World
- What the Next Three Years Will Look Like: The Key Economic, Geopolitical, Technological and Societal Forces that will shape our near term future.
- The Loneliness Economy: How recent events will shape consumer behaviour over the next three years.
- Lessons from History: Planning for the Future, Drawing from the Past.
- Generation K: How to Manage, Retain and Inspire your Youngest Cadre of Employee and Consumers.