Dr Jacques Attali was born on the 1st of November 1943. Graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, he was the Special Adviser to French President François Mitterrand during 10 years. He founded 4 International Institutions : Action contre la faim, Eureka, EBRD and Positive Planet. He is the ceo of attali and associates, an international advisory consulting firm , with global CEOs and prime ministers as clients. Jacques Attali has written more than 80 books sold in 10 million copies and translated in to 22 languages. He is columnist for the French magazine, les Echos. He conducts orchestras around the world . His main fields of research and writing are the different dimensions of the future : Technologies , Economy, ecology , Ideology, Geopolitics, Values.