TAKING ‘OUTLOOK 2019’ TO ASIA

 
On 29 January, Alastair was a guest speaker at the Bank of Singapore’s outlook for 2019 https://mavenroundtable.io/globallead/politics/outlook-2019-issues-which-keep-me-awake-at-night-xXpyn_HfT0KbLJ8BiLK3JQ/ conference in Bangkok. En route he stopped of in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for Nomura International, speaking at nearly 30 meetings in total with investors based in the region.
 

Populism and the EP elections

On 14 January ‘The Global Lead’ published a detailed analysis of the state of populism in Europe today and its potential impact on May’s European Parliamentary elections and beyond.

https://mavenroundtable.io/globallead/politics/much-ado-about-everything-no-19-europe-will-populism-prevail-xscZACaxqUCKuxuMQ2uCAw/

Outlook 2019: Issues which keep me awake at night

On 6 January The Global Lead published an article focusing on Alastair’s top five political risks for 2019
 

‘Local’ elections which matter

WHO is this?Alastair’s two most recent articles for ‘The Global Lead’ both focus on upcoming ‘local’ elections which matter more than one might imagine from the limited press coverage, ie the 28 October election in the German state of Hesse and the 6 November gubernatorial elections in the US. 
 
Top marks if you can identify the woman in the photo who – spoiler alert – could be Chancellor of Germany in just a few weeks time.
 
 

Spanish Steps

On 7 September The Global Lead published an article by Alastair on Catalonia’s 1 October independence referendum which threatens a major political crisis for Spain and the EU.