2018 Speaker Series: James Rickards

James Rickards is the Editor of Strategic Intelligence, a financial newsletter, and Director
of The James Rickards Project, an inquiry into the complex dynamics of geopolitics +
global capital. He is the author of three New York Times best sellers, The Road to Ruin
(2016), The Death of Money (2014), and Currency Wars (2011), and national best seller
The New Case for Gold (April 2016), all from Penguin Random House. He is a portfolio
manager, lawyer, and economist, and has held senior positions at Citibank, Long-Term
Capital Management, and Caxton Associates. In 1998, he was the principal negotiator of
the rescue of LTCM sponsored by the Federal Reserve. His clients include institutional
investors and government directorates. He is an Op-Ed contributor to the Financial
Times, Evening Standard, Telegraph, New York Times, and Washington Post, and has
been interviewed on BBC, CNN, NPR, C- SPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox, and The Wall
Street Journal. Mr. Rickards is a guest lecturer in globalization and finance at The Johns
Hopkins University, The Kellogg School at Northwestern, Georgetown University, and
the School of Advanced International Studies. He has delivered papers on risk at
Singularity University, the Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Los Alamos National
Laboratory. He is an advisor on capital markets to the U.S. intelligence community, and
the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and is on the Board of Advisors of the Center on
Sanctions and Illicit Finance in Washington DC. Mr. Rickards holds an LL.M. (Taxation)
from the NYU School of Law; a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; an
M.A. in international economics from SAIS, and a B.A. (with honors) from Johns
Hopkins. He lives in New Hampshire.

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Rickards to Trinity for an event that promises to be a fascinating insight into the life of an acclaimed economist, lawyer, investor and author.