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.
To book a speaker, contact Sarah Henning at henning(at)eurasiagroup(dot)net or call +1 646.291.4056.
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 provides top-level analysis and thought leadership on global issues. He has been studying global developments for more than two decades as an academic, as part of the US government, and in the private sector.
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.
Practice Head, Global Energy and Natural Resources
Divya Reddy focuses on global gas markets, North American energy policy, climate change and alternative energy, and metals and mining. In particular, she analyzes the impact of political and policy developments in various countries on commodities markets and investment environments.
Asia Practice Head
The leader of Eurasia Group's Asia research team, Evan Medeiros was one of the longest serving officials on President Barack Obama's National Security staff and his longest serving advisor on Asia-Pacific affairs.
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.
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.
Sean West has been Eurasia Group's deputy CEO since 2013 and is managing director for the EMEA region. In these roles he is responsible for key elements of the firm's strategy and management. Based in London, Sean works with top clients in the UK and Europe and leads the business development function for Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.
Managing Director, EM Strategy & Comparative Analytics
Alexander Kazan is Eurasia Group's lead emerging markets strategist and also directs the firm's comparative research, including quantitative approaches to political risk. Alex led the development of Eurasia Group's Political Risk Country Portfolio, a systematic comparative framework for analyzing the market pricing of political risk across emerging markets. He also directs the firm's collaboration with Nikko Asset Management to develop investment products formally incorporating political risk in portfolio construction and risk management.
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.
Practice Head, Africa
Clare Allenson focuses on East and Southern Africa, with particular emphasis on the fiscal and monetary policy environments in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. Her sectoral expertise includes energy, mining, and financial services. Clare frequently travels to the region, meeting with policymakers and conducting site visits to critical infrastructure development sites in Mtwara, Tanzania, and Lamu, Kenya, among others.