Emerging markets speakers: in 2001, Jim O’Neill, then at Goldman Sachs, coined the term BRIC economies to mean Brazil, Russia, India, China. S was added for South Africa. Then there’s Indonesia. We can add SE Asia. Now Africa. Most of the world is outside the G8 but the BRICs are within G20 and growing rapidly. They became a formal organisation in 2010 and the 11th BRIC Summit was hosted in Brasilia in 2019.
Frances Coppola speaker and writer on economics, finance and monetary policy. Formerly with Nat West, RBS and SBC Warburg, now a highly regarded commentator, expert on finance and risk. Co-founder of Pieria.co.uk and contributer to Bloomberg, BBC, FT... [more]
Peter Frankopan - one of the world's leading historians of both the past and the future - Peter Frankopan is author of The Silk Roads: A New History of the World explaining the importance of One Belt One Road, the Silk Road of the future. ... [more]
George Magnus - an economist and commentator - is an Associate at the China Centre, Oxford University. He is author of 'The Age of Aging' and 'Uprising: will emerging markets shape or shake the world economy?' ... [more]
Lord Mark Malloch-Brown - served as UK Minister of State for Africa, Asia and the UN, as Deputy Secretary-General, former Vice President at the World Bank & Chief of Staff, UN Secretary General.... [more]