LSE Alumni Shaping the World

Thought leaders and academics

Light display projecting still images onto a 3D shape of the LSESU Saw Swee Hock Student Centre.
Credit: Nigel Stead

Over the decades since LSE’s founding, academics and thought leaders from LSE’s alumni community have advanced scholarly understanding and shaped global conversations on critical issues within their respective fields, in service of social impact. At the forefront of innovation, each have developed novel perspectives and original ideas that have contributed to intellectual discourse and society at large. 

Here are a few LSE alumni who have made or are making a difference through academia and thought leadership:

Tell us about the members of the LSE community who have inspired you through their academic and thought leadership, and why here.

Curious to learn more about the LSE alumni and staff members who have been awarded Nobel Prizes for their thought leadership? Visit our LSE People to find out more.