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Futurist, Economist, Bestselling Author, “Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World”

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Noreena Hertz Bio

Noreena Hertz is an English academic, economist, author and has hosted her show, “MegaHertz: London Calling,” on SiriusXM’s Insight channel since August 28, 2017. She has been Honorary Professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College London since 2014. She also acts as SiriusXM’s chief Europe correspondent. In 2001 The Observer newspaper dubbed her “one of the world’s leading young thinkers” and Vogue magazine described her as “one of the most inspiring women in the world.”. In September 2013 Hertz was featured on the cover of Newsweek Magazine. Describing herself as “a campaigning academic”, critics have called her “a do-gooder who moves like a grasshopper from one high-profile good cause to another.” She has been called the “Nigella Lawson of economics” by the UK media,”because she combines striking beauty with a formidable mind.” Fast Company magazine has named her “one of the most influential economists on the international stage” and observed: “For more than two decades Noreena’s economic predictions have been accurate and ahead of the curve.” Noreena Hertz is a decision-making guru who advises some of the leading politicians and CEOs in the world on economics and geopolitics.Her internationally best-selling books, The Silent Takeover and I.O.U.: The Debt Threat and Why We Must Defuse It, 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 was published by HarperCollins in September 2013.Hertz is a sought after broadcaster and commentator and regularly appears on flagship television programmes globally including BBC and CNN. She has been interviewed on shows like 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 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 major 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.Professor Hertz is based at University College London.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Noreena Hertz and other top speakers and celebrities.

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