Stuart Simpson

Stuart Simpson is the convenor of the Academy of Ideas Economies Forum - researching the economic, political and cultural impact of the dynamic growth of much of the developing world.  He has published various articles on these themes in print and online publications, including the Independent, Die Welt, spiked and Novo Magazine.

Stuart has conducted research on behalf of the education charity WORLDwrite, on issues such as the impact of corruption and governance and the affect of debt relief on development.

Stuart is a qualified accountant with an MSc in financial mathematics and has worked in the financial services sector for many years.  He is now employed by a leading futures and options brokerage.

 Related Sessions

Saturday 12 July 2008, 3.15pm Norton Rose LLP
Is China the economic saviour of the 21st century?


Saturday 1 November 2008, 10.30am Lecture Theatre 1
China and India: catching up with the West?


Saturday 1 November 2008, 12.15pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
The credit crunch demystified


Saturday 1 November 2008, 1.30pm Lecture Theatre 1
Growing pains: the pros and cons of economic dynamism


Saturday 1 November 2008, 3.30pm Lecture Theatre 1
Emerging Economies – Question Time



 Festival Buzz

"The audience were the stars of the Battle of Ideas - engaged, informed and enthusiastic. As a panellist, I felt both ashamed and educated. Exactly as it should be."
John Street, professor of politics, University of East Anglia