Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics and former Deputy Dean at London Business School and a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford University. He previously held lecturing positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics and Oxford University.
His award-winning book “The 100 Year Life” is an international best-seller and is aimed at changing the narrative around ageing. It focuses on how we are living longer and healthier lives and how individuals and organizations can seize the opportunities this provides. Andrew’s work has changed lives, altered investors views of the world and changed how firms think about their workforce. It led him to launch a charity called The Longevity Forum aimed at helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives. It prompted the Japanese government to set up a commission to understand how to prepare for longer lives.
His latest work delves deeper into longevity but also at the implications of AI and Robotics for the world around us. It focuses on how we can make the most of the benefits of longer lives and better technology to enhance our lives, our work and our society.
Andrew is a winner of the Best Teacher award at London Business School and renowned for his deliver style which combines intellectual depth, accessibility, humor and clear insight on how we each need to adapt to the future.
He is also an expert on macroeconomic trends and a prize-winning researcher. He was Editor of the Royal Economic Society’s Economic Journal and Scientific Chair of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. He has been an advisor to a range of governments and was on the board of the UK’s Financial Services Authority 2009-13.