On the strength of the moral issues raised in his debut novel, Cyrus has been invited, inter alia, by The Marshall Society of Economics at Cambridge University and by the Chair in Ethics and Social Responsibility at INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France to lecture undergraduate, graduate and MBA students on the state of ethics in banking and on possible solutions to the global financial crisis. Lectures 28 November 2011: St Joseph’s Institution International High School, Singapore “A beginner’s