Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson – Keynote Speaker

Oxford University Professor of History, acclaimed author and film maker

Keynote Speaker Category: Economics & Finance, Society & Education
Topics: America, Economics, Global Trends
Languages: English

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Technology: Companies and Conferences
Global Economy
Are Humans Redundant?
Oil & Energy
The Descent of Money

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Niall Ferguson‘s Biography


Niall Ferguson is one of our most influential commentators on Geopolitics and the Global Economy.

A Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, he has published fourteen books, including The Pity of War: Explaining World War One, The Cash Nexus, Empire, Colossus, The War of the World, The Ascent of Money, Civilization: The West and the Rest, The Great Degeneration, is currently writing a life of Henry Kissinger, the first volume of which—Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist—has been published to critical acclaim.

He is also an award-making filmmaker, having won an international Emmy for his PBS series The Ascent of Money. His many other prizes and awards include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013).

In addition to writing a weekly column for the Sunday Times (London) and the Boston Globe, he is the founder and Managing Director of Greenmantle LLC, a Cambridge-based advisory firm.