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Lawrence Summers is Charles W. Eliot university professor and president emeritus at Harvard University. He was Treasury secretary under President Bill Clinton
George Soros is chairman of Soros Fund Management and a philanthropist. He is author of ‘The Crash of 2008 And What It Means: The New Paradigm For Financial Markets’
Roger Altman is the founder and chairman of Evercore Partners and was US deputy Treasury secretary in 1993-94.
Bruce Bartlett is a former senior economist at the White House, US Congress and Treasury. He is author of ‘The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform – Why We Need It and What It Will Take’.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi is a former member of the executive board of the European Central Bank and currently visiting scholar at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and at the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome
Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, a political risk consultancy, and author of ‘Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.’
Kurt Campbell is chairman and chief executive of The Asia Group and on the board of the Center for a New American Security. From 2009-13 he served as the assistant US secretary of state for east Asian and Pacific affairs
Howard Davies is a former chairman of the Financial Services Authority, former deputy governor of the Bank of England and former director of London School of Economics. He is now a professor of practice at Sciences Po in Paris.
Martin Feldstein is professor of economics at Harvard University and former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Ronald Reagan’s chief economic adviser.
Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute and best-selling author of ‘The End of History and the Last Man’ and ‘The Origins of Political Order’.
Alan Greenspan was chairman of the board of governors of the US Federal Reserve System from 1987 to 2006. He is president of Greenspan Associates LLC.
Ramachandra Guha is a historian whose books include ’India after Gandhi’ and ‘Makers of Modern India’. He lives in Bangalore.
Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations and author of a number of books on American foreign policy.
Philipp Hildebrand is vice-chairman of BlackRock and a member of the company’s global executive committee. Previously he served as chairman of the governing board of the Swiss National Bank and was a member of the Financial Stability Board.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a fellow of the American Enterprise Institute and founder of the AHA Foundation, which works to protect Muslim women’s rights. Her books include ‘Nomad’ and ‘Infidel’.
Yukon Huang is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment and a former country director for the World Bank in China.
Glenn Hubbard is dean of Columbia Business School and former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush.
Stephen King is HSBC Group’s chief economist and the bank’s global head of economics and asset allocation research. He is a member of the Financial Times Economists’ Forum
Richard Lambert is chancellor of the University of Warwick, a former head of the Confederation of British Industry and previous editor of the Financial Times.
Kishore Mahbubani is dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
at the National University of Singapore. His forthcoming book is ‘The
Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World’
Mark Malloch-Brown is chairman of global affairs at FTI Consulting, and author of “The Unfinished Global Revolution”. He is a former UN deputy secretary-general and vice-chairman of the World Economic Forum.
Mario Monti is the prime minister of Italy. He was president of Bocconi University and a former European commissioner for the internal market and for competition.
Jean Pisani-Ferry is a French economist and director of Bruegel, a Brussels-based think-tank focusing on global economic policy-making.
Ahmed Rashid is best-selling author of several books about Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia, most recently ‘Descent into Chaos’.
Robert Reich is the chancellor’s professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley, and former US secretary of labour under President Bill Clinton.
Kenneth Rogoff is a professor of economics and public policy at Harvard University and co-author of ‘This Time Is Different’.
Nouriel Roubini is a professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, chairman of Roubini Global Economics and former senior advisor to White House Council of Economic Advisors.
Robert E. Rubin was US Treasury secretary from 1995 to 1999 and served on the board of directors of Citigroup from 1999 to 2009. He is a co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jeffrey Sachs is the director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York and author of ‘The Price of Civilization’
Simon Schama is a professor of history at Columbia University and best-selling author of books about America, Britain and Israel.
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and former director of policy planning for the US state department.
Nicholas Stern is I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE.
Joseph Stiglitz is a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics and University Professor at Columbia University.
Laura Tyson is a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton.
Yao Yang is director of the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University and editor of China Economic Quarterly.
Philip Zelikow is a professor of history at the University of Virginia and former counselor of the US Department of State.
Mort Zuckerman is editor-in-chief of US News & World Report and chairman, chief executive and co-founder of Boston Properties, a leading US real estate group.
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