Noreena Hertz is a bestselling author, academic and thinker whose economic predictions over the past 15 years have proven to be visionary.
Her internationally best-selling books, “The Silent Takeover” and “I.O.U.”, have been translated into 18 languages. The Observer has named her “one of the world’s leading thinkers”. Vogue calls her “one of the world’s most inspiring women”, the Guardian has identified her as “one of the top British Public Intellectuals”.
Noreena’s latest book, “Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World” will be published in September 2013 by Harper Collins.
Hertz is a sought after broadcaster and commentator and regularly appears on flagship television programmes globally including on the BBC and CNN. She has been interviewed on shows including Charlie Rose, and Hard Talk; and her work has been the subject of three broadcast documentaries. Her op ed pieces have been published in such places as The Financial Times, The Times, The Guardian, Der Spiegel and The Washington Post.
Noreena is also an accomplished keynote speaker and has provided keynote addresses at such forums as TED and the World Economic Forum. She regularly speaks at major corporate events all over the world.
Noreena advises multinational corporations, CEOs, NGOs and politicians, as well as start-up companies, and sits on various corporate and charitable boards. She played an influential role in the development of (RED), an innovative commercial model to raise money for people with AIDS in Africa, having inspired Bono (co-founder of the project) with her writings.
She is Chair of Globalisation and Finance at Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam and is Associate Director of the Centre for International Business at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.