Feedback from Recent Speeches


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In the meantime, look below for some highlights of the feedback Noreena has received from some of her recent speaking engagements.


“Having heard you speak yesterday there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that you are the ‘shining light of your generation’. Your knowledge and erudite speaking around such a relevant and pertinent topic set the tone for the whole event. The feedback has been tremendous, thank you so much for making it such a success. The word BUT shall no longer feature in my vocabulary!”

The Big Lottery Fund



“Most highly rated speaker by our clients in 20 years.”Swedbank

“Your presentation was inspiring and by far the best part of the event. The issues you discussed are important characteristics of our dynamic and changing world, and all of them are part of our regular discussions at the bank. Thank you for the interesting presentation and the points to think about while I UNPLUGGED from my day to day activities.”Participant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers EMEA Exchange

“Noreena was excellent at our event yesterday evening.  I’ve received many comments from employees and colleagues about how insightful she was – drawing from examples that really helped stretch our employees’ thinking and challenge what we perceive doing the right thing to mean…definitely delighted with our choice.”RBS, London



“Thank you for doing a fantastic job. The feedback on you has been all positive. We so much appreciated how much time you put into understanding who we are and coming prepared. Both the session and breakout were wonderful and I am not obligated to say that, I promise!GS1, 40th Anniversary Event, Los Angeles



“Your speech was beautifully crafted, thought-provoking and insightful. It was probably my highlight of the conference.”Responsible Investor conference, Amsterdam



“Thank you for an excellent, lucid and fresh talk at the WIRED event. You were a hit.”WIRED 2011 Conference



“Your special blend of experience, analysis, passionate concern, practical action and insight were inspirational for participants.” UNICEF Senior Leadership Development Programme



“Thank you for your outstanding opening address… Your intervention and the ensuing ‘Questions and Answers’ set the appropriate tone for the day … the executives present found your contribution both challenging and stimulating. Your description of the challenges that we face as an iconic global company set the scene and created an atmosphere ripe for the harvesting of new ideas… many thanks for your willingness to share your ideas with us.”McDonalds Europe, Brussels



“The feedback we have received has been excellent. […] Your messages around actively encouraging dissent, embracing lay experts, and thinking holistically, provided our members with valuable guidance on improving their active decision-making.”CFA Society of the UK


“Your lecture was mind opening and I have been thinking of it a lot with a smile on my face!”Participant at CEMR General Assembly, Cadiz



“Thank-you so much for yesterday evening – everyone at CIMA thought you were phenomenal.”CIMA debate: ‘Is Global Ethics A Myth?’, London



“Inspiring speaker. Noreena’s charm, wit and intelligence made for an enthusiastic audience reaction.”Institute of Social Studies & Oxfam-Novib debate, The Hague



“Professor Hertz’ contribution touched all the participants. Professor Hertz makes every single person feel his or her responsibility towards this world and give everybody the energy and belief they can contribute to a more sustainable future. We’ve received many very positive responses on her contribution and it has been a pleasure and honour working with her.”Green Spring Festival (Neprom), Rotterdam



“Great speaker – the best at our event!”Fargfabriken



“Very thought provoking. Great to think about a broader and longer time line.”Johnson Controls Strategic Advisory Board



“Noreena was great and the customers thought so too!”Rexam Forum, Nice