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Farewell to Executive Director, Sian Hansen

Thursday, 30 June 2016

After three incredibly successful years at the Legatum Institute, Sian Hansen is stepping down as Executive Director this month.


The Government’s Role in Creating a Prosperous Economy

Monday, 13 June 2016

As part of the Legatum Institute’s Business Forum, the Rt. Hon. Greg Hands MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, for an off-the-record discussion on the government’s role in creating a prosperous economy.


Sian Hansen Speaks at the 2016 Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) Annual Summit

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Legatum Institute Executive Director, Sian Hansen, gave a speech on the Institute's definition of prosperity at the 2016 KIN Summit in Miami.


Labour’s Economic Agenda for 2016

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

As part of the Legatum Institute's Business Forum, Seema Malhotra, Shadow Chief Secretary for the Treasury and MP for Feltham and Heston, discussed the idea of shared prosperity with broader, inclusive economic goals, as opposed to short term economic policy-making.

Press Release

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

LONDON—Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.


The New Prosperity Story

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Sian Hansen, Executive Director of the Legatum Institute, spoke at the 2015 Business Evolution conference in Harrisburg, Philadelphia.


A New Defence Policy?

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

In his first public speaking engagement as Minster of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne addressed a Legatum Institute Business Forum breakfast on defence procurement policy and the priorities ahead.


The Future of Higher Education

Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a roundtable with Stephen Trachtenberg, President Emeritus of George Washington University, for a discussion on the future of higher education in the UK and the rest of the world.


Lessons from the Ebola Crisis

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Peter Piot, a member of the small team who discovered the Ebola virus in 1976, gave a talk that offered lessons for business and governments affected by the current crisis.


You Heard It Here First—A Pollster's General Election Forecast

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Ben Page, Chief Executive of Ipsos MORI, delivered his forecast ahead of Britain's general election at a recent Legatum Institute business breakfast.


Private Works: A Conversation with Serco's Rupert Soames

Monday, 9 February 2015

In an off-the-record discussion at the Legatum Institute, Rupert Soames, CEO of Serco, spoke about the challenges and opportunities for the private sector in public service delivery. 


Character and Values in Society and Education

Thursday, 5 February 2015

In his keynote lecture for the Legatum Institute, Sir Anthony Seldon explained why academic attainment is only part of the purpose of education.


Doing Good Great

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host Doug Balfour, CEO of Geneva Global, for the launch of his new book, ‘Doing Good Great'. The book shares Balfour's remarkable story, and promotes the principles of "performance philanthropy" to make a lasting, significant difference in the lives of people in need.


The Future of Free Schools: Lunch Discussion with Baroness Evans of Bowes Park

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Legatum Institute hosted a lunch to celebrate the elevation of Baroness Natalie Evans to the House of Lords.


Exploring Global Prosperity (Boston)

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

What does it mean for a nation to be prosperous? This event, hosted at the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT in Boston, explored the data and findings from the recently published 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index, the definitive measure of global progress.


Launch of the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index™ - Public Panel (London)

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

The Legatum Institute launched its 2014 Prosperity Index at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The event included a presentation of key findings, followed by a high-profile panel discussion on the 'British enterprise spirit'.


What is Suburbia?

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Ed Vaizey, the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, joined architects, urban planners and sociologists to explore the suburbs as part of the Legatum Institute’s 'Architecture of Prosperity' series. ‘London and the Evolution of Suburbia’ examined the past, present and future of suburbia, and its role in effective urbanisation and regeneration policies.


Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Two hundred years after the first British abolitionist movement, the Legatum Institute welcomed a select group of specialists in 18th and 21st century slavery, to discuss what lessons we can learn from history in tackling an industry that still deprives 29.8 million people of their liberty and generates $150 billion in illegal profits every year. 


Legatum Institute 2014 Summer Party

Thursday, 19 June 2014

At the Legatum Institute's 2014 Summer Party, John Humphrys, BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter, took part in a hilarious question and answer session with Cristina Odone, the Legatum Institute’s new Director of Communications, covering Tony Blair, politicians who dodge questions, and lunch with the Queen.