On February 3, 2022 the Institute for Policy Innovation hosted a policy discussion with author Matt Ridley. This conversation centered on the origin of Covid-19 including content from his most recent book, Viral which he co-authored with Dr. Alina Chan.
Matt Ridley is the author of books that have sold well over a million copies in 32 languages, including The Rational Optimist and How Innovation Works. In his bestseller Genome and in his biography of Francis Crick, he showed an ability to translate the details of genomic discoveries into understandable and exciting stories. He recently retired as a member of the House of Lords in the UK.