Events / Webinar “Increasing geopolitical risks and the impact on boards”

Webinar “Increasing geopolitical risks and the impact on boards”

March 20, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

March 20 at 12-13 CET

presented by Douglas Webber, Professor of Political Science at INSEAD and Gey Widengren (IDP-C),  IDPN member/PWC Partner.

Geopolitical risks are among the top priorities 2017 for boards according to many sources. INSEAD Professor Douglas Webber will share his perspectives and insights on the geopolitical risks that boards need to be aware of, followed by IDPN member, PWC Partner Gey Widengren who will share his experience on how boards work with risk incl geopolitical. The presentations will be followed by Q&A and an interactive discussion on this highly important and current topic. 

Suggested pre-read, written by professor Webber;

Douglas Webber is a Professor of Political Science at INSEAD, based at its Europe campus, Fontainebleau from 1991 to 1999 and since 2005 and its Asian campus in Singapore from 1999 to 2005. In 2016-17 he is a Robert Schuman Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence. He has been a visiting professor or research fellow at the University of California Berkeley and at Monash University (Melbourne) and the Australian National University (Canberra). He has written extensively on European Union (EU) politics, European and Asian regional political integration, Franco-German relations and German politics and foreign policy. He is a frequent commentator on current political issues for BBC World, France 24, CNBC and Bloomberg. He is currently working on a book on whether or how likely it is that the EU will disintegrate.

Gey Widengren is a Partner with PWC, based in Sweden. He specialises in Risk assurance/Risk Advisory and Corporate Governance and advices many of PWC Nordics largest international clients. Gey is certified IDP-C from INSEAD since 2015, and also works with the local IDPN network in Nordics.

Registration open to IDPN members only. Contact [email protected]