SPEAKER: Gillian Tett, PHD, Cultural Anthropologist and US Managing Director of
the Financial Times.
"Dazed and Confused: An Anthropologist's Guide to Populism and Politics"
Her weekly columns cover a range of economic, financial, political and social issues.
With a PhD in anthropology, she has been referred to as a "cultural anthropologist". In 2014, she was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and was the first recipient of the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award. In June 2009, her book Fool's Gold won Financial Book of the Year at the inaugural Spear's Book Awards. Tett's past roles at the FT have included US managing editor (2010-2012), assistant editor, capital markets editor, deputy editor of the Lex column, Tokyo bureau chief, and a reporter in Russia and Brussels.
PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 11:00 AM