13-16 June 2024

Bill Emmott

Economist, Writer

Biography

Mr Bill Emmott (1975) is an alumnus, journalist, and former editor of The Economist. Emmott is a writer and consultant best known for his 13 years as editor in chief of The Economist in 1993-2006. He is now variously chairman of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, chairman of the board of Trinity College Dublin’s Long Room Hub for Arts & Humanities, chairman of the Japan Society of the UK, chairman of the International Trade Institute, co-director of the Global Commission for Post-Pandemic Policy and a member of the Comitato Scientifico of the Centro Einaudi in Turin. In 2017-18 he was a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, and is an Ushioda Fellow of Tokyo College, a new research institute at the University of Tokyo. Bill is the author of 14 books variously on Japan, Asia, the 20th century and Italy, and was presenter and co-author of a documentary about Italy, “Girlfriend in a Coma” (2013). His latest books were “The Fate of the West – the battle to save the world’s most successful political idea” (Profile Books, 2017), and “Japan’s Far More Female Future” (OUP 2020). In 2016 the Japanese government awarded him the “Order of the Rising Sun: Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” for services to UK-Japan relations.

All sessions by Bill Emmott

SOLD OUT: China’s Path to Global Domination

17 Jun 2023
14:00-15:00
Town Hall

SOLD OUT: Is Putin Winning?

17 Jun 2023
15:30-16:30
Seafront Marquee