Presentation and Round Table Discussion with Gillian Tett

August 24, 2016
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
CPCC Central Campus, Hall Professional Development Building, Room 215/216

On August 24, 2016, The CPCC Global Learning Office and the World Affairs Council of Charlotte welcomed Gillian Tett to CPCC’s Central Campus. Tett serves as U.S. managing editor for the Financial Times, where she writes weekly columns covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues throughout the globe.

She participated in a roundtable discussion about the global economy, with a focus on the future of the EU along with the ramifications of Brexit. In 2014, Ms. Tett was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and was the first recipient of the Royal Anthropological Institute Marsh Award. In June 2009 her book, “Fool’s Gold,” won Financial Book of the Year at the inaugural Spear’s Book Awards.

Ms. Tett’s past roles at the Financial Times have included U.S. managing editor (2010-2012), assistant editor, capital markets editor, deputy editor of the Lex column, Tokyo bureau chief and a reporter in Russia and Brussels. Her latest book “The Silo Effect,” published by Simon & Schuster in September 2015, looks at the global economy and financial system through the lens of cultural anthropology.