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Hamish McRae

Economics Editor, The Independent. Author of 'What Works', 'The World in 2020' & 'Capital City - London as a Financial Centre'

Hamish McRae is one of Europe's foremost speakers on future trends in economics, business and society.

Hamish McRae is the Economics Editor of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers. He is also the author of the acclaimed work on the future, 'The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity'. Hamish's other books include 'Capital City - London as a Financial Centre' and 'Wake-up Japan'. Hamish McRae's most recent awards are the David Watt Prize for outstanding political journalism in 2005, the Business and Finance Journalist of the Year in the 2006 British Press Awards, and Communicator of the Year at the 2007 Business Journalist Awards.

Hamish McRae is a Visiting Professor at the School of Management at Lancaster University and a council member of the Royal Economic Society.