Monthly Archives: June 2015

NY Times best-selling author Matt Ridley to publish “The Evolution of Everything”

Jun 24, 2015

Matt Ridley is a best-selling author, scientist and columnist. A brilliant speaker on innovation and global trends, his forthcoming book, “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge” (HarperCollins, September 2015), argues that humanity’s most important achievements develop from the bottom up, and counters conventional assumptions that major scientific and social imperatives are dictated by top-down

“Would it actually matter if Britain left the EU?” Eurozone expert Wolfgang Münchau analyses the economics of Brexit

Jun 23, 2015

Wolfgang Münchau is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the Eurozone. Writing for Prospect Magazine, he argues that whilst there is a case for Britain remaining a member of the European Union, it has little to do with economics. Wolfgang counters the common economic arguments for staying in, and demonstrates that relying on insecure arguments serves nobody. For example,

Mats Persson joins No. 10 to advise David Cameron on renegotiating Britain’s relationship with Europe

Jun 22, 2015

Mats Persson, former Director of the think-tank Open Europe, has been appointed as a Special Advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron. Mats was propelled to No. 10 in the hope that he will play a key role in developing a meaningful renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with Europe. The 36-year-old from Sweden is an unmissable figure in the Westminster village, dominating the

“Between Debt and the Devil”: Listen to Adair Turner draw from his new book to discuss the causes behind the financial crisis

Jun 22, 2015

Lord Adair Turner is one of the world’s most influential experts on global economic trends, finance, and macro prudential regulation. Speaking with Leo von Bülow-Quirk at Chartwell, Adair discusses the key messages behind his forthcoming book – “Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance” (Princeton, October 2015). Adair argues that whilst

“Calm your mind; change your world” proclaims Michael Acton Smith in his new book

Jun 17, 2015

Michael Acton Smith OBE is a leading serial tech entrepreneur, and founder of the entertainment company and global brand Mind Candy. Chartwell’s Leo von Bülow-Quirk met with Michael to discuss his latest project, “Calm”. Michael co-founded Calm in 2012, a project that aims to make mindfulness accessible for all. Drawing from his new book and

Introducing Hanli Prinsloo: Freediving champion, ocean adventurer, and sustainability advocate

Jun 10, 2015

Chartwell is thrilled to be representing Hanli Prinsloo exclusively for her global speaking engagements. An 11-times South African freediving record holder and one of the world’s foremost ocean adventurers, Hanli’s career has seen her freedive with marine megafauna from blue whales to tiger sharks. In her inspirational speeches, Hanli shares the lessons freediving has taught her about

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