Benefits of GSG membership

The Global Strategy Group engages into forward thinking analyses on the new economic, business, geopolitical trends reshaping the environment in which companies operate.

Its focused, outcome-oriented, brainstormings are designed to connect the global view to the priorities and concerns of executives “on the ground”, expanding the anticipation capabilities of these executives.

5 global strategy group online meetings per year held at times making it ”possible” for all to join.
Participation to each online meeting is capped at 25 members to allow for optimum interaction and diversity of perspectives.
2.5 hours (2-maximum 3 topics depending on the topics)
3-5 experts, 1 moderator per session.
Members participating in a session receive the list of participants to this session beforehand.
Program with background document sent prior to the session to allow a quick dive into the core of the issues.
Members have the opportunity to suggest topics for future meetings.
An executive summary capturing the gist and outcomes of the discussions is sent to all participants.
Access to private consultation on a particular topic for an additional preferential fee as member of the group.

Some proposed topics

A world reshaped by Covid-19: The new business, economic and geopolitical context in which to operate
The post-Covid monetary and financial landscape: The business implications
Biden’s America: What it will mean for the world economy and for geopolitical risk
The new fault lines in the global economy and how they matter for (almost) every single business
The major implications of the American technology blockade and of the US-China technology confrontation
Resilient, reshaped, supply chains: from rhetoric to Business-based strategies
Europe’s post-Covid, post-Brexit future: What growth prospects? What technology innovation capabilities?
Managing corporate risk in the face of the fast increasing climate change impact

Confirmed Experts

Nick Butler, Visiting Professor and founding Chair of the Kings Policy Institute at Kings College London. Formerly GVP for Strategy and Policy at BP, subsequently Senior Policy Adviser to British PM Gordon Brown. Regular contributor to the FT and Nikkei Asian Review on energy issues
Lourdes S. Casanova, Director of the Emerging Markets Institute, Senior Lecturer, Cornell University, SC Johnson College of Business
Ronnie Chan, Chairman Hang Lung Properties SAR
Soumitra Dutta, Professor of Management and Former Founding Dean SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, President and Co-founder, Portulans Institute
Yukong Huang, Senior Fellow Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for Peace
Bruce Jones, Director & Senior Fellow, the Project on International Order and Strategy of the Foreign Policy program, Brookings Institution
Thierry Porté, Managing Director JC Flowers & Co
Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster, Consulting Professor School of Engineering Stanford University
Paul Sheard, Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Huiyao, Henry, Wang, President, Center for China and Globalization, Adviser to State Council

Become a GSG member to gain access to all Smadja analysis as well as participation in three (3) online Global Strategy Group Meetings per year as well as discounted participation to all other Smadja platforms.