Noreena Hertz

Renowned economist, author & advocate for inclusive sustainability, transforming global economics & corporate practices

Dr. Noreena Hertz is celebrated globally as an insightful economist, best-selling author, and influential speaker, with her works shaping the discourse around global economics, technology, and societal trends. Recognized by The Observer and Vogue for her groundbreaking contributions, Hertz's publications like "The Silent Takeover," "The Debt Threat," "Eyes Wide Open," and "The Lonely Century" address crucial global challenges and are distributed internationally.

Noreena's advisory roles with leading organizations and boards, including Mattel and Warner Music Group, underscore her impact on strategic thinking and corporate governance. Her expertise spans economic trends, technological impacts, political dynamics, and societal shifts, with a significant emphasis on environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), generational changes, and community enhancement. Her approach is deeply rooted in promoting diversity and inclusion within the fabric of global economics and corporate structures.

A sought-after keynote speaker, Hertz has graced stages at TED, the World Economic Forum in Davos, and Google Zeitgeist, alongside notable figures such as President Bill Clinton and Professor Stephen Hawking. Her speeches offer profound insights into global challenges and opportunities, providing audiences with strategies to navigate an increasingly complex world. Hertz's commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in her speeches, which advocate for a more inclusive global economic system.

Her contributions extend beyond speaking, with frequent appearances on international media platforms and her role as a strategic advisor to some of the world's most prominent political and business leaders. Noreena's academic background, with a PhD from Cambridge University and teaching positions at prestigious institutions, adds depth to her understanding of global issues, making her an invaluable asset to any event focusing on economics, sustainability, and inclusive growth.

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