Category: Guests

Nathan Piper

Our guest this week is Nathan Piper! With over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry across various roles, Nathan lends us his expertise to unpack important international risks lurking in the global energy sector. Nathan was ranked the best oil equity analyst in  an Extel survey and is a regular commentator […]

Liam Bell

Liam Bell works as an advisor for climate change tech startups and is the Chief Technology Officer at Hypervine, a company that helps construction companies build better, faster and greener. Liam is also the founding member of Climate TRACE. Climate TRACE is a coalition of organisations harnessing innovative technologies to track greenhouse gas emissions and […]

Kingsley Aikins

Kingsley Aikins is the CEO of The Networking Institute, and has lived in six countries and worked in the areas of Trade Promotion, Philanthropy, and Diaspora Engagement. He is a regular public speaker, and mentor to many people about developing valuable networking skills. Find more about him on Twitter and LinkedIn, and learn more about […]

Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae is an economic commentator for the Independent and writes weekly columns on economics and finance in the Mail on Sunday and the i newspaper. He has been financial editor of Guardian and the Independent and has won numerous awards, including Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. His […]

Ruslan Bortnik

Ruslan Bortnik is the head of the Ukrainian Institute of politics.  He is a former executive head of the humanitarian mission Black Tulip and Vice Chairman of the public council of the MOFA for Ukraine. He works as the head of committee of public council and executive head of public council for MOD in Ukraine. […]

Abby Stoddard

Abby Stoddard is a humanitarian policy analyst and a founding partner of Humanitarian Outcomes, where she conducts research and provides analysis and advice to governments and international aid agencies. She began her career working in NGOs, including as Program Director for M├ędecins du Monde/Doctors of the World USA. At Humanitarian Outcomes she has designed and […]

Jaroslava Barbieri

Currently a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham (UK) and a researcher at the Arena Programme at John Hopkins University, Jara obtained her MPhil in European Politics from Oxford and also holds an MSc in Political Theory from LSE and a BA in Philosophy from Sapienza University of Rome. Her doctoral research focuses on […]

Sergio Caredda

Our guest for episode 71 of The International Risk Podcast is Sergio Caredda, an HR Professional who believes in the human side of HR. Sergio currently works for OVS SpA as Chief People Officer and has a substantial experience in HR across multiple functions, both in business and in consulting. He has held a series […]

Taras Kuzio

Our guest for episode 56 of The International Risk Podcast is Taras Kuzio, who is an Associate Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society and Professor in the Department of Political Science at the National University of Kyiv Mohlya Academy. Our conversation with Taras comes at a particularly timely occasion, as Russo-Ukrainian relations continue to […]

Tiziano Breda

Our guest for episode 55 is Tiziano Breda, a Central America Analyst for the International Crisis Group. He conducts extensive field research, provides analysis, and proposes policy initiatives to relevant governmental, international and non-governmental actors to address key issues linked to violent crime, migration and political instability in the Central American region. As a guest […]