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Hamish McRae

Futurist & Author
Country: UK

Hamish McRae is one of Europe’s foremost speakers on global future trends in economics, business and society. His opinions are widely sought after as a speaker, author and professor.

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Thought provoking speaker Hamish McRae is Associate Editor of The Independent Newspaper in London and Principal Economic Commentator for The Independent and The Independent on Sunday, as well as a columnist for the London Evening Standard. Hamish is also the author of The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity.  Its publication established Hamish as an expert speaker on trends in the economy, technology and business. Hamish’s other books include Capital City – London as a Financial Centre, co-authored with Frances Cairncross, and Wake-up Japan, co-authored with Tadashi Nakamae. and What Works: Success in Stressful Times, which was long-listed for the Business Book of the Year at the FT/Goldman Sachs Awards in New York in 2010.

As a speaker, Hamish is in demand around the world for his lucid insights into the forces such as technology, demography, globalisation, natural resources, and government policies shape the economy and influence business strategy.  He examines likely future scenarios for business, government and society.

Speaker Hamish McRae is also an award winning journalist. Amongst his awards are the David Watt Prize for outstanding political journalism in 2005, the Business and Finance Journalist of the Year in the 2006 British Press Awards, and Communicator of the Year at the 2007 Business Journalist Awards. 

    Speaker Hamish McRae Keynote Topics  

    • The World in 2020
    • The Future of the Global Economy
    • The Rise of the Asian Economies
    • Globalisation
    • Technology and the Digital Economy
    • Demography
    • Energy Markets and Resources
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