In a world where technologies enable our communities to be at once local and global, the very essence of money is changing. We are living longer, yet our financial infrastructures are inherently short term. Young people seeking responsibly to plan their futures and their retirements find the conventional world of finance baffling and mostly inappropriate. This lecture explores these trends and looks to the future of money as a unit of account, a medium of exchange and as a store of longer-term value.
Ian Harris is a director at Z/Yen Group Ltd, which he co-founded in 1994. He specialises in strategic planning and systematic performance improvement in both the civil society sector and also commercial sectors.
Prior to Z/Yen, Harris led Binder Hamlyn management consultancy's financial management systems work.