Matt Ridley has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 award. Ridley is the acclaimed author of The Rational Optimist. He’ll receive his award at a special presentation, held from 6.30-8pm on Tuesday July 22 and you are invited to attend. The event is kindly being hosted by Metro Bank at 1 Southampton Row, WC1B 5HA. Places are strictly limited so be sure to register or call 0207 799 8900.