Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae



  • Success in Stressful Times: From America to Europe, from Africa to Asia and Australasia
  • The World in 2020
  • How Power is Shifting in the World Economy
  • The Development of the World’s Financial
    Services Industry
  • A Vision of the Future World Order

What he offers

Insights into how the world may develop are underpinned by his latest book What Works: Success in Stressful Times. He argues that the true wealth is as much measured by the ability to develop its cultural, intellectual and social resources. As a result, he demonstrates how strategies can be developed to benefit from the best practices of the world’s most renowned organisations.

How he presents

In a light and relaxed way, he illuminates complex issues with great clarity.

Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent and considered one of the UK’s most respected financial journalists and commentators. He is an adjunct professor at Dublin University. His latest work focuses on excellence in the world economy, the shift of economic power to Asia and how technology interacts with human capital to shift competitive advantage.

He has been a financial and business editor for major national newspapers, and has won several awards for journalism, including Business and Finance Journalist of the Year in the 2006 British Press Awards. Currently, he is working on a new book studying how the new technologies are increasing the efficiency of the world economy.


  • What Works: Success in Stressful Times (2011)
  • The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity (1996)
  • Japan’s Role in the Emerging Global Securities Market (1985)
  • The Second Great Crash; How the Oil Crisis Could Destroy the World’s Economy (1975)
  • Capital City: London as a Financial Centre (1973)


  • He was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year 2006 at the British Press Awards


“Hamish’s keynote speech on ‘The Future of Banking’ was highly stimulating. He was fluent, articulate and covered a lot of ground very effectively. The audience found the presentation of great interest and listened attentively.”

“Hamish McRae’s presentation was relevant to our congress and consistent with the brief. He was extremely co-operative and professional and his style of delivery was relaxed and personable. The audience were really impressed.”

“Hamish’s keynote speech on ‘The Future of World Economics’ was highly animated and full of excellent content. He provided a first rate performance and was well received by the audience.”

“Hamish McRae’s opening session at our Annual ECMA Conference was one of the best we have seen in years. His performance was energetic and he provided the audience with an excellent overview of the longer term considerations for the economy.”

“Hamish’s participation at our conference was rated as ‘excellent’ by the audience. The content of his presentation on ‘Practical Consequences for Business in the New World Order’ was thoroughly considered and researched. We could not imagine a better speaker on this thought provoking subject.”

Presentation Languages: English

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