5 speakers 15 minutes each
Anatole Kaletsky is co-chairman and chief economist of Gavekal Dragonomics, a Hong Kong-based investment research and asset management firm serving 900 global financial institutions. He is also a prominent economic commentator, director of JP Morgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust and a board member of the Open Society Foundations and of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Before co-founding Gavekal in 2002, Kaletsky worked for 25 years as a journalist for the Economist, Financial Times, London Times, Reuters and the New York Times, winning numerous awards including European Journalist of the Year (1998), Newspaper Commentator of the Year (1996) and Specialist Writer of the Year (1981 and 1992). He now writes monthly columns for newspapers around the world in the Project Syndicate network and for Prospect Magazine in Britain. His book Capitalism 4.0, about the post-crisis transformation of the global economy, was nominated for the 2011 Samuel Johnson Prize. Kaletsky was educated at Cambridge, where he received a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics, and at Harvard, where he was a Kennedy Scholar, and received a MA in Economics. He is an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Buckingham.