Julia Hobsbawm addresses the problems and solutions of humans in the machine age, specifically how to achieve simplicity in complex times and the ‘Nowhere Office’ of the post-pandemic workplace. She is the Chair of the Demos Workshift Commission and the author of the new report The Nowhere Office. She is the author of 5 books including the award-winning The Simplicity Principle which won two awards for Best Business Book and Best General Self-Help book 2020 in the USA. Julia is a regular speaker and commentator all over the world, having addressed audiences ranging from Zurich Financial Services to MS Amlin, the OECD, The European Commission, to the BBC and The Cabinet Office. As an entrepreneur she was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in 2015 and founded and runs the networks and content business Editorial Intelligence, including its Social Capital Network and sits on the boards of the Quality of Life Foundation and OurBrainBank.