Increasing East Asia's Risk Resilience

How can East Asia improve its resilience to extreme shocks in an increasingly interdependent world?

Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Exploring the extreme shocks that contributed to building resilience in East Asia
  • Impact of the behavioural aspects of risk-taking on decision-making
  • Structural, economic and human capabilities to build risk resilience
  • Building competitiveness and managing finite resources Panelists:
  • Emirsyah Satar, President and Chief Executive Officer, PT Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Jane Harman, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, USA
  • Idris Jala, Minister, Office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Geoff Riddell, Member of the Group Executive Committee and Regional Chairman, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Zurich Insurance Group, Hong Kong SAR; Global Agenda Council on Insurance
  • Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC
  • Masami Yamamoto, President and Representative Director, Fujitsu, Japan; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia 

Chaired by

  • Suthichai Sae-Yoon, Editor-in-Chief, Nation, Thailand