Noreena Hertz successfully takes her argument against the actions of multinational corporations from behind the picket line and into high-level economic arenas, including the World Economic Forum. She offers not just an economic and political critique of globalisation, but real solutions for businesses and individuals as well as an outline as how your organisation can prepare for the main global trends.
- The Age of Radical Uncertainty: Winning in an Age of Technological, Geopolitical, Economic and Demographic Disruption
- The Robots are Coming: Thriving in an age of Digital Disruption, Artificial Intelligence, and Cyber Hacking
- From Brexit to Trump: Managing the new geopolitical and economic landscape
- How to Make Smart Decisions in a Complex World
- Generation K: How to engage the next generation of consumers and employees
What she offers
How she presents
Noreena delivers highly respected, passionate messages to both grassroots organisations as well as worldwide corporations. She is a sought after broadcaster and commentator and regularly appears on flagship television programmes globally including on the BBC
Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader with an impressive track record in predicting global trends. Her best-selling books, The Silent Takeover, IOU: The Debt Threat and Eyes Wide Open, are published in 22 countries. She currently advises a select group of the world’s leading business and political figures on strategy, economic and geo-political risk, digital transformation, Generation K and millennials. She sits on the board of Warner Music Group.
The Observer has named her as “one of the world’s leading thinkers”, Vogue has named her “one of the world’s most inspiring women.” Her thinking served as the inspiration for Bono’s Product (Red). She has featured as the Cover Story of Newsweek .
Noreena graduated from university when she was 19 years old. Within four years she was advising the Russian government on its economic reforms and investors on M&A transactions as the Russian economy opened up to capitalism. At the age of 29, Noreena was working with the governments of Israel, Egypt, Palestine and Jordan on the role economics could play in the Middle East peace process
A regular commentator in print in the US and Europe, Noreena’s opinion pieces have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She has made multiple television appearances on both sides of the Atlantic including on flagship shows such as BBC’s Question Time, PBS’s Charlie Rose and CBS’ This Morning.
Noreena is frequently sought after as a Keynote Speaker and Event Chair. She has given Keynote Speeches at TED, The World Economic Forum in Davos and Google Zeitgeist as well as for leading global corporations, sharing platforms with such luminaries as President Bill Clinton, Professor Stephen Hawking and David Beckham amongst others.
In August 2017 Noreena launched her own show MegaHertz: London Calling on Sirius XM, the United States’ biggest radio network with 64 million listeners. The show provides insights and analysis on what is happening in Europe and also a European take on what is happening in the US. She is the first and only non-US voice on the entire Sirius network. Previously she was ITV News’ Economics Editor where she led ITV’s economics coverage through a fascinating, fast-paced period that included the Referendum and its aftermath, the invoking of Article 50 and a General Election.
Noreena has a PhD from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Visiting Professor at University College London.
- Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World (2013)
- IOU: The Debt Threat and Why We Must Defuse It (2005)
- The Debt Threat: How Debt Is Destroying the Developing World (2005)
- The Silent Takeover: Global Capitalism and the Death of Democracy (2002)
- ‘Young Global Leader of Tomorrow’ – The World Economic Forum 2004
“Most highly rated speaker by our clients in 20 years.”
“Noreena was excellent at our event yesterday evening. I’ve received many comments from employees and colleagues about how insightful she was – drawing from examples that really helped stretch our employees’ thinking and challenge what we perceive doing the right thing to mean…definitely delighted with our choice.”
“Thank you for doing a fantastic job. The feedback on you has been all positive. We so much appreciated how much time you put into understanding who we are and coming prepared. Both the session and breakout were wonderful and I am not obligated to say that, I promise.”
“Thank you for an excellent, lucid and fresh talk at the event. You were a hit.”
“Thank you for your outstanding opening address… Your intervention and the ensuing ‘Questions and Answers’ set the appropriate tone for the day … the executives present found your contribution both challenging and stimulating. Your description of the challenges that we face as an iconic global company set the scene and created an atmosphere ripe for the harvesting of new ideas… many thanks for your willingness to share your ideas with us.”
“Professor Hertz’ contribution touched all the participants. Professor Hertz makes every single person feel his or her responsibility towards this world and give everybody the energy and belief they can contribute to a more sustainable future. We’ve received many very positive responses on her contribution and it has been a pleasure and honour working with her.”
“Having heard you speak yesterday there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that you are the ‘shining light of your generation’. Your knowledge and erudite speaking around such a relevant and pertinent topic set the tone for the whole event. The feedback has been tremendous, thank you so much for making it such a success.”
“Thank you so much for your wonderful moderating – You created an energy and enthusiasm in the room that was truly impressive and with your great charm helped all the room think through with much more clarity the economic and business challenges ahead. Thank you so much again – we couldn’t have hoped for a more inspiring moderator. ” from the World Economic Forum
Presentation Languages: English