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Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz

London, UK
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Visionary thinker and economist, leading academic and best-selling author

Named as “one of the world's most inspiring women” by Vogue

Honorary Professor, Centre for The Study of Decision-Making, University College London

An influential economist on the international stage whose career has spanned Europe, the United States, Russia, the Middle East and Africa, Professor Noreena Hertz advises some of the biggest organisations and most senior figures in the world on strategy, decision-making and data, global economic and geo-political trends, millennials/Generations Y and Z and corporate social responsibility.

Her best-selling books, “Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World” (2013), “IOU: The Debt Threat” (2004), and “The Silent Takeover” (2003), are examples of her own prescient thinking, and have been published in 22 countries.

Noreena has served as a member of Citigroup’s Politics and Economics Global Advisory Board between 2007-08, and as a member of the Advisory Group steering McKinsey CEO Dominic Barton’s Inclusive Capitalism Taskforce between 2012 and 2013. In 2014 she joined the Board of Warner Music Group.

Noreena’s insights are much sought after on leading current affairs/politics/economics television and radio programmes, and she frequently appears on such flagship programmes as Newsnight and Question Time. She has been interviewed on shows such as the US’s Charlie Rose and Sky’s Hard Talk, as well as equivalent programmes in Europe and Asia.

Noreena has been described by the Observer as “one of the world’s leading young thinkers” and Vogue as “one of the world’s most inspiring women.” She is Honorary Professor at the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making, University College London.

Our Comment

"Noreena helps C-Level executives, government ministers and board members make smarter decisions and better predictions in a complex and confusing world. A rising star, she has spoken alongside the likes of Bill Clinton, James Wolfensohn and Jeffrey Sachs. Her 2011 TED talk on the Need to Challenge Experts has been watched over 800,000 times. "

Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World Paperback by Noreena Hertz

From Noreena Hertz “one of the world’s leading young thinkers” (The Observer), internationally noted speaker, economics expert, and bestselling author, comes this practical, cutting-edge guide to help you make smarter and better choices in the age of data deluge, based on her highly popular TED talk.

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