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Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani, a Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, has had two distinguished careers, 33 years in diplomacy and 15 years in academia, when he was the Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He lived in New York for over ten years as Singapore’s Ambassador to the UN. In 2019, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is globally recognised as Asia’s leading public intellectual. He has authored several books, among them Can Asians Think?, Has the West Lost It? The New Asian Hemisphere, The Great Convergence, and Beyond the Age of Innocence (the last 3 all PublicAffairs). He travels extensively and lives in Singapore.
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