Author

Stephen Green

Former Minister for Trade and Investment, United Kingdom

Stephen Green spent most of his career as an international banker, including service as Group Chairman of HSBC from 2006 to 2010.

From 2011 to 2013, he was Minister for Trade and Investment in the British Government.

Mr. Green now has a range of international advisory activities focusing on international trade, financial and professional services and child poverty and development programs.

He chairs the Natural History Museum of London and is an ordained priest of the Church of England.

A regular contributor to the debate on business ethics and values, he is the author of Good Value: Money, Morality and an Uncertain World (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010)

Mr. Green is the also the author of Reluctant Meister: How Germany’s Past is Shaping Its European Future (Haus Publishing, 2014), a book about Germany’s complex identity.

Articles by Stephen Green

The EU: Like Building a Cathedral

Will the “cathedral” – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?

April 25, 2017

The European Union: Like Building a Cathedral!

Will the "cathedral" – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?

October 25, 2016

The United States of Europe: Inspiration from India?

If India could manage a union successfully, why couldn’t Europe?

July 9, 2015

Europe: The United States of Greater Austria?

Franz Ferdinand envisaged a reconstruction of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Could it have worked?

July 8, 2015

Today’s Asia and Europe’s Identity

What exactly is Europe's identity in this new, globalized world?

April 6, 2015

Europe’s Path and the Great Global Convergence?

A continent in decline.

March 14, 2015

Germany: The Reluctant Leader of the New Europe

Germany's nuanced role as the new leader of Europe.

February 7, 2015