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

For Noreena’s Full Bio see below.


  • What the next three years will look like: the key economic, geopolitical, technological, and societal forces that will shape our near term future.
  • Sustainability in context.
  • How to come together in a world that’s pulling apart.
  • The lonely century: how to reconnect.
  • How to make smart decisions in complex times.
  • Lessons from history: planning for the future, drawing from the past.
  • Generation K: how to manage, retain and inspire your youngest cadre of employees and consumers.
  • The loneliness economy: how recent events will shape consumer behaviour over the next three years
  • The future of work in the post covid World
  • Mental Health

These are just some of the topics that have proven valuable to customers in the past and are meant only to suggest Noreena’s  range and interests. For more information on these topics let us know. Noreena researches each and every company she speaks to and for and the final topic is always finalised that works best for the needs of the audience.


Her best-selling books,

The Silent Takeover 

The Debt Threat 

 Eyes Wide Open 

Her books are published in more than twenty countries. Her latest book is the international bestseller The Lonely Century – A Call to Reconnect, which was chosen by The Daily TelegraphWired, and El Mundo, amongst other publications, as a Book of the Year.


As a global economist, whose work intersects the nexus of economics, technology, politics and society – and a pioneering and renowned thinker on ESG, the post-millennial generation and community building – Noreena also advises some of the largest organizations and most senior leaders in the world on strategy and transformation.

She sits on the boards of Nasdaq-listed Warner Music Group and the HR Tech Company, Workhuman. She has served on Citigroup’s Politics and Economics Global Advisory Board, the Inclusive Capitalism Taskforce’s Advisory Group, and RWE’s Digital Transformation Board, and her thinking served as the inspiration for Bono’s Product ‘Red’.

As a visionary thinker, Noreena is also frequently sought after as a Keynote Speaker and 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 David Beckham amongst others.  Her opinion pieces have appeared in publications including The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Wall Street JournalThe GuardianThe Financial TimesDie ZeitEl Pais, and The South China Morning Post.

Noreena also makes frequent television appearances around the world including on flagship television shows such as CBS’ This MorningBBC’s Question TimeNHK’s Global Debate. She 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.


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