Speakers 2013

Dougal Thomson

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Based in Geneva, Dougal Thomson is responsible for The Economist Events’ editorial output in continental Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has worked for the firm since 2007, developing a range of products on issues including healthcare, trade, energy, food security, urban planning and the environment. He is also the contributing editor for Natural Resources & Environment at The Economist’s www.management-thinking.org website, writing on a range of sustainability issues.
Dougal has worked in media and communications since 2000. Prior to joining The Economist he worked for research firm Datamonitor, developing a branded events revenue stream. Previously, he ran the editorial team at business publisher SPG Media and worked as a conference producer for Ark Group and IQPC.
He has a BA in literature from Trinity College Dublin and a postgraduate degree in theatre studies from Universit de Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris.