Sony Kapoor



Sony Kapoor is an influential macroeconomist, financial sector expert, development practitioner and international think tank blogger for Re-Define, where he is MD.  He is also CEO of Court Jesters Consulting Ltd.
At Re-Define, Sony advises multilateral organisations, large investors, central banks, European and emerging governments on economic and financial policy. He is Strategy Adviser to the Systemic Risk Centre and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Development and Government Departments at the LSE, and is a special adviser to the UN Environment Programme on green finance.
An ex-investment banker, Sony has been an adviser to the European Commission and Parliament, the IMF, the OECD and a strategy adviser to the Norwegian government. He is a fellow of the RSA, a WEF YGL and alumnus of IIT Delhi and the LSE.
As a frequent commentator on the Euro Crisis, development finance, the environment and international governance, Sony shares creative yet pragmatic solutions to the public policy challenges of our times. He employs vivid metaphors to argue that finance needs to be reined in to bring us back to prosperity.
His speaking topics include:
Challenges and Opportunities of the Euro Crisis
Financial Regulation
International Governance
Development Economics
Taxation - Financial Transaction Tax and Tax Havens
Green Finance and Sustainable Investments
Sovereign Wealth Funds and Pension Funds
Austerity vs. Growth Debate

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