Daniel Wagner

Prolific Geopolitical analyst

Speaker Themes

  • China’s creation of an alternative global order
  • The future of America-China relations
  • Winning In The Era Of Machine Learning
  • Achieving global risk agility
  • 21st century cyber warfare

Travels from

New York, USA


Daniel Wagner is the founder of Country Risk Solutions and a widely published author on current affairs, risk management, and cutting edge issues of the day.

He began his career at AIG in New York and subsequently spent five years as Guarantee Officer for the Asia Region at the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) in Washington, D.C. During that time he was responsible for underwriting political risk insurance (PRI) for projects in a dozen Asian countries.

After then serving as Regional Manager for Political Risks for Southeast Asia and Greater China for AIG in Singapore, Daniel Wagner moved to Manila, where he served in several roles at the Asian Development Bank’s Office of Co-financing Operations, including as senior guarantee officer. Daniel then served as Senior Vice President of Country Risk at GE Energy Financial Services. Over the course of his career Daniel has also held senior positions in the PRI brokerage business.

Daniel Wagner has published more than 700 articles on current affairs and risk management and is a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post, Sunday Guardian, and Diplomatic Courier, among many others. Daniel is also the author of eight books: The Chinese Vortex, The America-China Divide, China Vision, AI Supremacy, Virtual Terror, Global Risk Agility and Decision Making, Managing Country Risk, and Political Risk Insurance Guide.

Daniel Wagner holds master’s degrees in International Relations from the University of Chicago and in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Richmond College in London.

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