Simon Anholt is an independent policy advisor who helps national, regional and city governments develop and implement strategies for enhanced economic, political and cultural engagement with other countries.

Simon Anholt on Twitter!

You can now follow Simon Anholt on Twitter (@SimonAnholt) for "a gem a day" about what it means to be a #goodcountry, plus a wide range of other global topics. More >

Simon Anholt made Honorary Professor

Simon Anholt has been appointed Honorary Professor in Political Science at the University of East Anglia.  More >
Europe: time to stop wasting money on propaganda

Europe: time to stop wasting money on propaganda

Simon Anholt's much-discussed keynote at the European Parliament in October. More >

Did you catch the #GoodCountry at Glastonbury 2014?

Simon Anholt spoke about the Good Country Index, and what makes a Good Country, at the UK's Glastonbury Festival on June 27th.  More >
Simon Anholt's #GoodCountry TED Talk

Simon Anholt's #GoodCountry TED Talk

Simon Anholt's viral TED Talk (800,000 views in the first two weeks) about the Good Country. More >
Simon Anholt awarded 2009 Nobels Colloquia Prize for Economics
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Simon Anholt awarded 2009 Nobels Colloquia Prize for Economics

The tenth annual Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership in Economics and Management was awarded to Simon Anholt "...for his pioneering work on understanding and managing the identity and image of nations, cities and regions; and the impact of reputation on their prosperity and competitiveness." The award is made by a committee of ten Nobel Laureates in Economics.  More >
Simon Anholt's TED video goes viral - 1,200,000 views in the first 2 months
Simon Anholt launched his new project, the Good Country Index, at TED Berlin on June 23rd 2014. More >
The Good Country Index is now online
Check out www.goodcountry.org for the full rankings. More >