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Geo-strategic Risk: expert speakers from around the world

 
 Geopolitics speakers

From Trump and Brexit to Iran and North Korea, geopolitical uncertainty is high on the international agenda.

Businesses need to understand these risks to build effective strategies for the future.

Below is a small selection of experts from VBQ's global network who can provide insights on key issues such as:

  • Russia-US/EU relations

  • US/China trade war?

  • Iran nuclear deal

  • Middle East dynamics

  • Trump's foreign policy

  • Brexit and the outlook for Europe

  • The rise of populism

  • North Korea détente?


THE MACRO VIEW

  IAN BREMMER   Pioneering geopolitical risk expert

IAN BREMMER
Pioneering geopolitical risk expert

  PIPPA MALMGREN   Expert on the interaction between economics and geopolitics

PIPPA MALMGREN
Expert on the interaction between economics and geopolitics

  NOREENA HERTZ   Best-selling author on global trends

NOREENA HERTZ
Best-selling author on global trends

  DAMBISA MOYO   Best-selling author, The Edge Of Chaos (2018)

DAMBISA MOYO
Best-selling author, The Edge Of Chaos (2018)


VIEWS FROM THE U.S.

  NICHOLAS BURNS   Former U.S. Under Secretary Of State For Political Affairs

NICHOLAS BURNS
Former U.S. Under Secretary Of State For Political Affairs

  AMANDA SLOAT   Ex-U.S. State Department foreign policy expert

AMANDA SLOAT
Ex-U.S. State Department foreign policy expert


VIEWS FROM EUROPE

  ANAND MENON   Leading expert on Brexit and European politics

ANAND MENON
Leading expert on Brexit and European politics

  JÜRGEN STARK   Former ECB chief economist

JÜRGEN STARK
Former ECB chief economist

  JOHN SAWERS   Former head of the UK Secret Intelligence Service

JOHN SAWERS
Former head of the UK Secret Intelligence Service

  YANIS VAROUFAKIS   Former Greek finance minister

YANIS VAROUFAKIS
Former Greek finance minister


VIEWS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST & ASIA

  JEREMY BOWEN   The BBC's Middle East correspondent

JEREMY BOWEN
The BBC's Middle East correspondent

  JAMES KYNGE   Global China Editor, Financial Times

JAMES KYNGE
Global China Editor, Financial Times

  PARAG KHANNA   Author, The Asian World Order (forthcoming, 2019)

PARAG KHANNA
Author, The Asian World Order (forthcoming, 2019)

  AFSHIN MOLAVI   Expert on emerging markets and geopolitical risk

AFSHIN MOLAVI
Expert on emerging markets and geopolitical risk