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Noreena Hertz hosts UCL’s Campaign Launch – ‘How Will Society Survive Into The 22nd Century?’

Expert speaker and ITV Economics’ Editor, Noreena Hertz, hosted the launch of UCL’s funding campaign. The target is one of the most ambitious ever seen in the UK’s higher education sector, with only Oxford and Cambridge raising larger levels of philanthropic funding through their campaigns. Noreena was delighted to take part in the event, as a graduate and honorary professor at UCL.

This lively, interactive event ‘How Will Society Survive Into The 22nd Century’ featured UCL’s most distinguished thinkers and opinion-formers debating the biggest challenges to come for our society in the next 100 years, including global health, human rights, equality and climate change.

In her opening keynote presentation, Noreena praised UCL as a home for radical thinkers and its continued success as a leader of the academic world in vital research and teaching areas.

The event, hosted by Noreena and UCL alumna, featured leading academics discussing the key issues live on stage.

Panelists included:

  • Dr Kevin Fong – UCL Centre for Space Medicine, and science presenter and broadcaster
  • Professor Lucie Green – UCL Department for Space and Climate Physics, and first woman presenter of The Sky At Night
  • Professor John Hardy – UCL Institute of Neurology, and first UK winner of the Breakthrough Prize for his research into dementia
  • Professor Philippe Sands – Faculty of Laws, and international human rights expert
  • Professor Henrietta L Moore – Director of the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity and social anthropologist

Noreena is available for talks and keynotes at events around the world, send us a quick email to find out more about her expertise, specialist topics or latest availability.


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Noreena Hertz appointed as ITV News’ Economics Editor

Noreena HertzHuge congratulations from the Chartwell team to speaker, author and influential economist, Noreena Hertz on her appointment as ITV News’ Economics Editor. She’ll do a magnificent job!

Noreena has been the Economics Editor for ITV News since May 2016. An influential economist on the international stage whose career has spanned Europe, the United States, Russia, the Middle East and Africa, she has advised 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. READ MORE 

Economics speaker Noreena Hertz reveals the secret of good decision-making

Noreena Hertz speaker - secrets of good decision-makingNoreena Hertz, a leading keynote speaker and advisor on strategy and global economics, shared some tips on the secret of good decision-making at WIRED Money 2014, an ambitious single-day event that brings together disruptors and incumbents of the financial sector, to explore the future of money, banking and finance.

Noreena explained that our brains are not the rational objective things we might want them to be, because our analysis is affected by our own experiences and thinking patterns. So what does it take to make smart decisions? Noreena gives three pointers:

  1. We shouldn’t rely upon experts entirely, because they get things wrong.
  2. Those of us who have had success already in life must not be blinded by what has worked for us in the past.
  3. We need to get better at understanding what effects our decision making.

Click here for the full article and the ultimate tip, and here for video highlights from the WIRED Money event.

For more information, or to book Noreena Hertz as a speaker for your conference or event, please contact Leo von Bülow-Quirk at or call 0044 (0) 20 7792 8000.

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