Dr. Jean-Marc Rickli

Head of Global and Emerging Risks , Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

✦ Expert on global and emerging risks at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Focuses on the impact and consequences of geopolitical risks as well as emerging technologies on international affairs and international business.

✦ Expert knowledge of international affairs, foreign policy analysis, geopolitics, political, strategic and global risk analysis as well as risks related to emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, neurotechnologies, synthetic bio, blockchain…).

✦ Wide cultural understanding through extensive foreign residency and international experience in academic research and teaching (assistant professor level) undergraduate and postgraduate students, government officials and military officers in Austria, Belgium, China, Finland, Iceland, Qatar, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

✦ Public speaker and frequent commentator in international media: Financial Times, Le Monde, NZZ, The Times, Le Figaro, The Independent, Foreign Policy, Le Temps, Pravda (Slovakia), Le Parisien, BBC, France 24, Euronews, Al Jazeera, RTS (Switzerland), Deutsche Welle, France Info, Al Arabia.

✦ Consultant on strategies and policies regarding political risks and foresight thinking for governments and the private sector (banking, insurance, energy, tourism, trading, defense, security, food industries).

✦ Former professor in International Relations and International Security at the Department of Defence Studies at King's College but based at the Qatar National Defence College and at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. PhD from the University of Oxford and Berrow scholar from Lincoln College, Oxford.

✦ Passionate about emerging technologies and the interactions between science, technology, geopolitics, society and corporate sector.

✦ Areas of expertise and advice: Foresight, Emerging Technologies, Geopolitics, Political Analysis, Risk Analysis, Small States' Policies, Business Intelligence, Strategic Studies, Security Policy, Defence Policy, Cyber Security, Information Security, Defence Economics, Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, International Negotiations, Energy Security, Artificial Intelligence, Social Media and International Security, Terrorism, War and its Impact on Businesses, Finance and International Security, European Security, Middle East and Gulf Security.

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