Economist; executive director, Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy, Columbia University; former vice president, Global Business Environment, Shell International; founder, Prométhée, Paris; coauthor, In the Company of Visions and Enhanced Transparency: Meeting European Investors Needs
Authority on foreign policy and finance; former vice-chairman, World Economic Forum and minister of state, UK foreign office, covering Africa and Asia, member of Gordon Brown's cabinet, UN deputy secretary-general, UNDP administrator, and World Bank vice president; member, House of Lords
Global scenarist; director of futures programme, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford; former leader, Shell International's global scenario team; director of major public-private scenario initiatives on sustainability, AIDS in Africa, and global finance; physicist
Managing editor/thought leadership for Oxford Economics. Former Asian bureau chief for Knight Ridder, based in Tokyo; long-time Asia-Pacific foreign correspondent; Pulitzer Prize finalist; author, Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Lost Its Way and "China: Life Science Leader in 2020"
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