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FTI Consulting’s Partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF)

Davos 2018

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As an industry partner of the World Economic Forum, FTI Consulting joins a select group of global companies who work with global leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas that impact business and the economy. Our involvement means we are at the forefront of discussions in key global business and financial centres.

We were proud to take part in the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 23-26 January 2018. In addition to our leaders’ participation in the agenda-shaping plenary discussions, we hosted the following events:

Tuesday 23 January

A breakfast briefing together with Dow Jones Media Group entitled "Reputation in a post-truth world." The session will be chaired by John Waples, Vice Chairman of FTI Consulting EMEA and will feature:

  • Katherine Bell: Editor-in-Chief, Barron's Magazine
  • Francesco Guerrera: Head of EMEA, Dow Jones and Publisher, Financial News
  • Dan Healy: Managing Director, Strategy & Research, FTI Consulting
  • Duncan Mavin: Managing Editor, Dow Jones Media Group

Wednesday 24 January 2018

A breakfast briefing entitled "Foreign Investment: A New Era of Protectionism", featuring:

  • Philip Lowe, Senior Advisor at FTI Consulting (former Director General for Competition, European Commission)
  • John Davies, Partner and Co-head public interest and foreign investment group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • David M. Marchick, Managing Director and Global Head of External Affairs of The Carlyle Group.

Thursday 25 January 2018

A breakfast briefing entitled "Disruptive Innovation: A New Technology Renaissance in Europe?”. This session will feature:

  • Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Vice Chair of the Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer, BASF
  • Ailish Campbell, Chief Trade Commissioner of Canada
  • Bernard Charlès, Chief Executive Office, Dassault Systèmes
  • André Loesekrug-Pietri, speaker of the Joint European Disruptive Initiative (J.E.D.I.) and founder of ACAPITAL, former Special Advisor of the French Minister of Defence
  • Jamie Morin, Executive Director, The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy; formerly Head of Program Evaluation, US Department of Defense and CFO, US Air Force

On Tuesday 23 January delegates were also invited to our annual nightcap reception to digest the day’s events.

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