Today’s business environment is characterized by
complexity, uncertainty, and speed of change. Peter Mumford, who leads Eurasia
Group's Southeast Asia practice, will provide a fascinating look into what’s
happening in Asia as he examines geopolitical events and provides a risk
assessment of the year ahead. Gain an insiders perspective of hot spots, flash
points and key changes taking place that will influence various countries’
potential as locations for business investment and new corporate
- Deepen your understanding of geopolitical issues,
risks, and implications.
- Gain insights that will strengthen your ability to
think proactive and strategically in a changing global landscape.
Speaker: Peter Mumford, Director,
Southeast Asia, Eurasia Group
As head of Eurasia Group’s Southeast Asia coverage, Peter
helps clients navigate this dynamic region that offers enormous opportunities
but is very diverse and requires a detailed understanding of complex, changing
political and regulatory systems to ensure success. He is based in the Singapore
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Peter spent 15 years as a
British diplomat working with governments, international institutions, and the
private sector across Asia. Most recently, he spent more than four years based
in Southeast Asia leading the UK government’s political economy analysis of
developments across the region. He also managed a large portfolio of technical
cooperation projects, working closely with governments across the region and
ASEAN institutions on infrastructure (especially public-private partnerships),
services, trade policy, and business environment issues.
Peter previously led, from Beijing, the UK government’s
political economy analysis of China and capacity-building projects on financial
market development. He likewise negotiated breakthroughs on market access and
London becoming an offshore renminbi market—for which he was awarded the Order
of the British Empire.