The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 

24 October, 2018 | (01 hr)

Sign In to access this Webcast

Sign In

In any discussion about the economy and the business environment, political risks are increasingly seen as a key factor potentially impacting business performance. Many global organizations are facing large financial exposures to political risks due to increasing geopolitical concerns.

Join our expert panel who will address:

  • What are the biggest sources of political risks for businesses?
  • How do companies’ operations and investment strategies get affected by political risks?
  • How do businesses mitigate or cope with these risks and plan for a response?

Who Should Attend: Executives and practitioners interested in current events/policies and how they impact  business


Harry Broadman, Ph.D.

Harry Broadman, Ph.D.
Former Senior Managing Director, Management Consulting Practice and Chief Economist

Dr. Harry G. Broadman is a Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins’ Foreign Policy Institute. CEO and Managing Partner of Proa Global Partners LLC, a boutique international business strategy consultancy that advises private sector clients of a wide variety of nationalities on investment transactions...Full Bio

Simon Coote

Simon Coote
Deputy Director of Advisory
Oxford Analytica

Simon Coote is the lead author the Annual Political Risk Survey Report 2018, which Oxford Analytica has launched in collaboration Willis Towers Watson. Simon is an emerging markets specialist who is delivering comprehensive country studies, scenario planning and forward-looking analysis ...Full Bio

Ilaria Maselli

Ilaria Maselli
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Ilaria Maselli has been the senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board since March 2016. Maselli monitors the monthly business cycle of the European economy and contributes analysis to The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook. She also contributes to in-dept...Full Bio

Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin
Former Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a former Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio

Registration and Pricing
Complimentary: Sign in or create an account to receive it.
Webcast Information

Webcast Help

Frequently Asked Questions

Customer Service

Flash Information

To view our webcasts Flash Player 9.0.28 and above is required.

Detect My Version

Upgrade Flash Player