Phil Mullan
economist and business manager; author, Creative Destruction: how to start an economic renaissance

Phil Mullan combines business management with research and writing, primarily on economic topics. He is the author of Creative destruction: How to start an economic renaissance (Policy Press, 2017), and The Imaginary Time Bomb: Why an ageing population is not a social problem (IB Tauris, 2000). His next book Confrontation: Globalism, Mercantilism and Democracy (2020) addresses the expansion of international rivalries.

In business he is now working as a consultant, having completed eight years in senior management roles with Easynet Global Services, an international communications services company. Previously, from 1996 until the early 2000s he was chief executive of Cybercafé Ltd, running the Cyberia franchise, which had opened the world’s first internet café in London in 1994.


Saturday 2 November, 10:00 Auditorium 2
Can we stop World War III?

Saturday 2 November, 12:00 Auditorium 1
A waste of a good crisis? A decade after the crash, with Larry Elliott

Sunday 3 November, 10:00 Garden Room
Do we need a ‘Green New Deal’?