Michael O'Sullivan is the author of 'Ireland and the Global Question' (published by Cork University Press in Europe and Syracuse University Press in the US), a book that examines the economic, social and foreign policy aspects of how Ireland has become one of the world's most globalised countries and what challenges lie ahead of it in the future. Published in 2006 the book detailed the serious economic risks facing over-leveraged countries like Ireland, and how such economies would need to adjust in years to come.
Michael O’Sullivan is currently a Head of UK Research and Global Asset Allocation at Credit Suisse Private Bank. He previously worked as a strategist for Goldman Sachs International, UBS Warburg and State Street Global Markets. He was educated at University College Cork, Ireland and Balliol College Oxford where he obtained M.Phil and D.Phil degrees as a Rhodes Scholar. His academic research work focused on corporate finance, and specifically on the links between corporate performance and governance. He has taught finance and economics at Oxford and Princeton Universities.
As a speaker Michael O'Sullivan focuses on the following topics - Ireland and the Credit Crisis, Globalization, the World post the Credit Crisis, Global Economy.
Michael O'Sullivan appears regularly on CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg TV and the BBC World Service Radio. He contributes op-ed articles to newspapers like the Irish Times and Wall Street Journal Europe.