5 speakers 15 minutes each

Ed Balls

on lessons in life and politics

Ed Balls is Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, Visiting Professor at King’s College London, Chairman of Norwich City Football Club and contestant on Strictly Come Dancing 2016. He was the UK Minister for Financial Services (2006-07) and the Chief Economic Adviser to the UK Treasury (1997-2004) during which time he was Chair of the IMFC Deputies and UK G20 Deputy. He was UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2011 to 2015 and also served in the UK Cabinet as Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families. While Shadow Chancellor he was co-Chair with Larry Summers of the Center for American Progress Inclusive Prosperity Commission. His most recent book is Speaking Out: Lessons in Life and Politics.