Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz

  • Economist, Author & Thought Leader
  • How to Manage, Retain & Inspire Employees & Consumers
  • Business Keynote Speaker

Noreena graduated from university at the age of 19. By the age of 23 she was advising the Russian government on its economic reforms and investors on M&A transactions. At the age of 29 she was working with the governments of Israel, Egypt, Palestine, and Jordan on the Middle East Peace Process.

Described by the Observer as “one of the world’s leading young thinkers”, Vogue as “one of the world’s most inspiring women” and on the Cover of Newsweek’s September 30th 2013 issue, Noreena is known for her visionary ideas.

In The Debt Threat, she predicted the 2008 financial crisis, and in The Silent Takeover, she anticipated that unregulated markets and massive financial institutions would have serious global repercussions.

Her latest book Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World was published in September 2013 to global acclaim.

Noreena’s ongoing research on what she calls Generation Katniss (14 – 21 year olds) was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos and at the Women in the World Economic Summit in New York City and has already been featured in publications including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, El Pais and The Financial Times.

A much sought-after commentator on television and radio Hertz contributes to a wide range of publications and networks including The BBC, CNN, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, the Financial Times, the Guardian, The Times of London, Wired, and Nature.

Noreena is a visionary economist, strategist and best-selling author who has spoken at such illustrious venues as the World Economic Forum, Davos and Google Zeitgeist.

Her thoughtfully tailored Keynote Speeches combine a deep analytical understanding of global trends, threats and opportunities with practical solutions for how to make smarter decisions in a complex world.

Noreena leaves the audience with a clearer vision for the future, arming them with better strategies that can prepare an organisation for the future, and also inspiring them.

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