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FTWeekend Festival | The geopolitics of tech

The geopolitics of tech
Can countries preserve their digital sovereignty in the age of Big Tech?
 
Katrin Suder, MAP Partner,  Yuan Yang, FT deputy Beijing Bureau Chief and Sue Gordon, former US Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence debate the cementing of technology as an essential service in the light of COVID as well as the significance of data, computing power and the need to regulate it in an increasingly politicised global technology sector currently dominated by US-China tensions. Moderated by Malcolm Moore, FT Technology News Editor.
 

Overview

Trusted Counsel in a Turbulent World

WHAT WE DO

The Firm

Macro Advisory Partners was founded in 2013 to provide a global client base with a competitive advantage in a complex world. Driven by a belief in the value of independent, long-term strategic counsel, we created a firm that delivers actionable macro strategies to decision-makers in business, finance and the not-for-profit sector.

A volatile and fragmenting global landscape requires an integrated understanding of the political and economic drivers of change. Drawing on MAP's unique network, the firm’s partners create tailored and innovative macro solutions mapped to the specific exposures, risks and opportunities facing the firm’s clients.

MAP's London and New York-based team of partners, directors and associates is supported by a Global Advisory Board and a group of Senior Advisors drawn from leadership positions in the worlds of business, finance, politics, diplomacy and technology.

Concept

Macro Advisory Partners provides corporate, investor and foundation clients with the strategic insights to navigate the intersection of global markets, geopolitics and policy.

In a world defined by volatility and uncertainty — and an abundance of information, yet scarcity of insight — we identify the strategic implications for decision-makers tasked with maximising opportunity and minimising risk. The Archipelago World is characterised by fragmenting markets, populist politics, policy unpredictability, revolutionary technology, and weaponised arenas of finance, regulation and cyber.  The implications of this environment are dramatic and lasting. To help our clients anticipate and navigate these shifts in the macro landscape, we bring together deep on-the-ground analysis with long-term strategic judgement tailored to our clients' specific interests, exposures and concerns.

For today's global investor and business leader, macro is just as disruptive a factor as technology. Our advice — delivered by the firm's partners through trusted, personal, long-term and dynamic client engagements — is drawn from the policy expertise and connectivity of our global network. The firm's Global Advisory Board and a team of Senior Advisors with backgrounds in diplomacy, intelligence, investment strategy, negotiation, academia and industry, support our partners with the judgements that enable us to provide clients with relevant, actionable and investable macro solutions.

Principles

A culture of partnership defines our firm — among the individuals we have attracted to our endeavour, and with the clients whose long-term interests we view as our own. Our team brings to our work a diverse range of global business, finance and not-for-profit sector experiences that enable us not only to interpret a changing macro environment for our clients, but also to design specific solutions that enhance their performance and prospects.

The principles of independence, integrity and intelligence define our culture. Our clients include the world's leading technology, consumer, energy and financial services institutions. Our commitment to them — and to our people — is to deliver on our founding aim of building the world's leading macro advisory firm.

Portfolio

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    October 2020

    Trump Has Made the Whole World Darker

    Four more years of Trump's America risks losing for good America's most valuable intangible asset in the world – the benefit of the doubt. Nader Mousavizadeh in conversation with Thomas L Friedman.

Contact

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