Back

Executive learning

London Speaker Bureau’s (LSB) Executive Learning service is a selection of masterclasses for executives and senior managers. Each masterclass is led by an expert and tailored for groups of any size to meet specific organisational needs.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote speakers who deliver a powerful message in a way that captivates an audience can ensure an event is memorable for many years.

Boardroom Advisory

Former heads of state, chairmen and senior directors, our advisors have extensive experience and insights into running successful organisations.Company boards and CEOs frequently work in isolation, cut off from the realities and challenges of the everyday corporate world.

Ian Goldin – Keynote Speaker

Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela

Looking for fees and availability for Ian Goldin?
keynote speaker Ian Goldin

Specialist Subjects

  • Future Trends
  • Risks and Opportunities
  • Finance and Economics
  • Globalisation
  • Disruption
  • Government Policy
  • Governance

Language

  • English

Ian Goldin – Keynote Speaker

Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela

Looking for fees and availability for Ian Goldin?

Want more information about Ian Goldin?

Enquire to get Ian Goldin's fees and availabilty for you next event

keynote speaker Ian Goldin

Ian Goldin
Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

One of our consultants will get back to you soon

Biography

Ian Goldin was the Director of the Oxford University Martin School until September 2016 which is a unique inter-disciplinary research initiative tackling global future challenges. He is also Professor of Globalisation and a Professorial Fellow at Oxford University’s Balliol College. He is an economist with an international reputation in the field of macro and international economics.

His mission at the Oxford Martin School was to foster innovative thinking to address the most pressing challenges of the 21st Century. The School comprises 45 inter-disciplinary research teams whose members are based in academic departments across Oxford University. It covers the frontiers of physical, medical and biological science as well as climate change and environmental science, the social sciences and the humanities. Under the Director’s guidance, the School became the leading global centre of research and applied policy analysis on the key challenges of the 21st Century.

Before taking up his position, Goldin was Vice President of the World Bank and the Bank's Director of Development Policy. From 1996 to 2001, he was Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and served as an adviser to President Nelson Mandela. He succeeded in transforming the Bank to become the leading agent of development in the 14 countries of Southern Africa. During this period, Goldin served on several government committees and boards, and was Finance Director for South Africa's Olympic Bid. Previously, Ian had been Principal Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London and Programme Director at the OECD Development Centre in Paris.

Goldin has published over 50 articles and 20 books with his most recent being Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance; Is the Planet Full?, and The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risk and what can we do about it.

Goldin has received wide recognition for his contributions to development and research. His awards include:
France: “Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite”. (Awarded for Services to Development, 2000).
National Productivity Institute: Gold Award. (Awarded for Management, 1999).
World Economic Forum: Global Leader for Tomorrow. (Achievements in Development, 1998).

Ian Goldin has served in a wide variety of roles as a Non-executive Director for a number of leading global listed companies and his non-profit activities include as a trustee of Comic Relief and other charities.

Watch Ian Goldin speaking

Want to book Ian Goldin as a keynote speaker for your next event ?