Speaking engagements

Global political developments are taking on increased importance in today's world; changes can have immediate impacts on the economy, business, and the general public. We provide insight into what's happening and how it affects us all. Ian Bremmer and other top analysts at the firm frequently address high-level executive briefings, large conferences, and international summits.

For speaking inquiries for Ian Bremmer, please contact Sarah Henning at [email protected]. For all other speakers, please contact Farzad Kapadia at [email protected].


Ian Bremmer

Founder and President
Ian Bremmer founded Eurasia Group in 1998. He is credited with bringing the craft of political risk to financial markets and establishing political risk as an academic discipline. The foreign affairs columnist for Time magazine and a best-selling author, he advises leading executives, money managers, diplomats, and heads of state.

Cliff Kupchan

Cliff provides cutting-edge insights on political risk, focusing on implications for financial and corporate clients. He has been a leading expert on international relations for more than two decades—in the private sector, as a US official, and in academia. Cliff's speeches provide actionable viewpoints, often informed by first-hand experience.

Willis Sparks

Director, Global Macro
Willis Sparks is a thought leader within the firm on opportunities and risks created by political developments around the world. He is a speaker on market-moving trends in international politics for investor and corporate audiences.

Meredith Sumpter

Head, Research Strategy & Operations
A leading strategic thinker on global politics and foreign policy, Meredith's experience is steeped in both politics and strategy, spanning multiple regions and sectors including ICT, media and public relations, consumer goods, healthcare, banking and finance, and commodities.

Eurasia Group CEO Maziar Minovi

Maziar Minovi

Chief Executive Officer
Maziar directs firm strategy and leads oversight of Eurasia Group's research, sales, and operations teams. He has twenty-five years of experience investing in international and emerging markets and previously served as a senior member of the Investment Strategy Group at Goldman Sachs and head of the Emerging Markets Group at MassMutual/Babson Capital Management.

Robert Johnston

Managing Director, Global Energy and Natural Resources & Executive Adviser
Robert Johnston's analysis and thought leadership draws on his experience and analytical expertise in energy geopolitics, including the North American unconventional energy revolution, resource nationalism, energy infrastructure, and industry-civil society relations.

Robert D. Kaplan

Managing Director
Robert D. Kaplan advises investors and top executives on political risks in countries around the world. He is the bestselling author of 18 books on foreign affairs and travel and a prolific essayist for numerous publications. Foreign Policy magazine twice named him one of the world's "Top 100 Global Thinkers."

Christopher Garman

Head of Country Analysis and Managing Director
Christopher Garman's research focuses on the politics of economic management in emerging markets, and he leads the firm's coverage of Brazil. He frequently writes articles for leading publications and makes television appearances on networks including CNN, CNBC, and the BBC.

Amaka Anku

Practice Head, Africa
Amaka helps clients understand the interaction of politics, policy, and markets across sub-Saharan Africa. She also leads the firm's coverage of Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, and Senegal, identifies regional trends, and analyzes the evolution of political dynamics in the region's key markets.

Alexander Kazan

Chief Strategy Officer, egX
A core member of egX leadership, Alex is helping build the next-generation platform. He oversees leadership of the research team and directs investment partnerships, including a collaboration with Nikko Asset Management to develop groundbreaking investment products formally incorporating political risk in portfolio construction and risk management.

Mujtaba Rahman

Managing Director, Europe
Mujtaba (Mij) Rahman leads the firm's analysis on Europe, helping clients navigate the continent's ongoing refugee crisis, EU-Turkey dynamics, Brexit, bailout politics in Greece, European Central Bank politics and policy, and EU sanctions policy against Russia, to name a few recent issues.

Daniel Kerner

Managing Director, Latin America
As head of Eurasia Group's Latin America practice, Daniel Kerner helps clients make sense of the region's turbulent politics. He leads the firm's coverage of Argentina and Mexico, identifies region-wide trends, and analyzes the evolution of political dynamics throughout Latin America. He is the author of recent books on Argentine and Mexican politics.

Rohitesh Dhawan

Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources
Rohitesh is co-head of Eurasia Group's Europe, Middle East, and Africa business and lead climate analyst for the firm's Global Energy & Natural Resources group. He is also one of the firm's most active global macro speakers, sought after for his insights on global trade and regional issues, including the US-China conflict, the outlook for Europe, and the trajectory of resource-based economies in the Middle East.