Stephen D. King Keynote Speaker

  • Senior Economic Adviser to HSBC
  • Author of the bestsellers "When the money runs out" and "Grave New World"
  • Former member of the UK government Asia Task Force

Stephen D. King's Biography

Stephen D. King is an economist and author. He is a senior economic advisor to HSBC and was formerly their Global Chief Economist.

Before becoming a corporate economic advisor, Stephen D. King was involved in government finance and economics: He was a member of the UK government Asia Task Force from 2010 to 2014 and has presented both oral and written evidence of globalisation and international monetary policy to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and the House of Lord Economic Affairs Committee.

Stephen is also a best-selling author. His first book ‘Losing control’ (published in 2010) is a study of emerging markets and the impact they were likely to have on the global economy. His second book ‘When the money runs out‘ published in 2013 was selected by the Financial Times, The Economist and The Times as book of the year. His 2013 book is Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History was nominated for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.

His latest book (2023) is ‘We Need to Talk About Inflation: 14 Urgent Lessons from the Last 2,000 Years’

In 2014, Stephen became part of the Financial Times team as he joined ‘Exchange’ a platform that provides agenda-setting commentary from leading policy-makers, academics, and writers from around the world.

He writes a regular column in the London Evening Standard and contributes to other newspapers and magazines around the world and appears frequently on both television and radio

He sits on the Council of Management of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and is a Director of Henderson Eurotrust.

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Videos of Stephen D. King

The End of Globalisation, the Return of History
The End of Globalisation, the Return of History
Interview with Stephen King, group chief economist, HSBC
Interview with Stephen King, group chief economist, HSBC

Books by Stephen D. King

We Need to Talk About Inflation: 14 Urgent Lessons from the Last 2,000 Years
Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History
Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

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