Lord Adair Turner

Chairman, Energy Transitions Commission

Lord Adair Turner chairs the Energy Transitions Commission, a global coalition of major power and industrial companies, investors, environmental NGOs and experts working out achievable pathways to limit global warming to well below 2˚C by 2040 while stimulating economic development and social progress.

"A world-renowned expert on global economic trends"

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  • Global Financial Regulation
  • Climate Change
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Corporate Governance
  • Lessons from the Global
  • Financial Crash


He presents in English.

How he presents

Lord Adair is in great demand as a speaker on a wide range of issues at major conferences throughout Europe.

Books & Media

  • Between Debt and the Devil
  • Economics after the Crisis
  • Just Capital - The Liberal Economy

In Detail

Lord Turner became a cross-bench member of the House of Lords in 2005. He was Chairman of the Pensions Commission from 2003-06, and of the Low Pay Commission from 2002-06. He was the Chairman of the Overseas Development Institute 2007-10. In 2009 the FSA produced a report recommending a revamp of global banking regulation in response to the credit crunch and collapse of global banking liquidity. Adair lead the FSA as it wrestled with the challenge of rebuilding a tarnished reputation and negotiated changes to the regulatory regime. He is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Financial Studies (Frankfurt), and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and at Cass Business School.


Lord Turner's wealth experience and expertise mean he is a well-placed to discuss a range of issues in the business and public arena, including Britain's exit from the European Union. He answers the big questions facing macroeconomic policymakers across the world.


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