CONFERENCES AND APPEARANCES

November 2021
Horasis Asia Meeting, Virtual
Panel: Mergers and Acquisitions within Asian Trade Accords
Select delegates/partners: Erik Berglof, Chief Economist, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, China; Ashishkumar Chauhan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BSE, India; Binod K. Chaudhary, Chairman, Chaudhary Group, Nepal; Paul Scanlan, Chief Transformation Officer, Huawei, China; Murat Seitnepesov, Chairman, Caspian Week, Switzerland; Vinod Sekhar, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, Petra Group, Malaysia; Zhi Peng, President, Tsinghua Asset Management Group, China; Sujata Koirala, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Nepal; Nguyen Minh Vu, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam; Sansern Samalapa, Vice Minister of Commerce, Thailand; Ranil Wickremesinghe, Former Prime Minister, Sri Lanka

June 2021
Horasis Global Meeting, Virtual
Panel: ESG in the Post COVID Era
Select delegates/partners: Hank McKinnell, Chairman, Moody’s, USA; Jacek Olczak, CEO, Philip Morris International, USA; Young Sohn, President, Samsung Electronics, Korea; Esko Aho, Former Prime Minister of Finland, Finland; Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of Economy, Portugal; Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland; Ricardo Serrão Santos, Minister of the Sea, Portugal; Mats Hellström, Former Minister for Foreign Trade, Sweden; Rogerio Alexandre, President, Barclays Portugal, Portugal; Robert Scharfe, Honorary CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Luxembourg; HH Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, Norway.

March 2021
Horasis Extraordinary Meeting on the United States of America, Virtual
Panel: The Future Energy Needs of the US
Select delegates/partners: Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook, USA; Hank McKinnell, Chairman, Moody’s, USA; Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia, USA; Indra Nooyi, Member of the Board, Amazon, USA; Ibukun Awosika, Chair, First Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria; Chad O. Holliday, Chairman, Shell, The Netherlands; Zhi Peng, President, Tsinghua Asset Management Group, China; Swaha Pattanaik, Global Economics Editor, Reuters Breakingviews, United Kingdom; Murat Seitnepesov, Chairman, Caspian Week, Switzerland; Diego Mesa, Minister of Mines and Energy, Colombia
Event media links: https://youtu.be/MrILj1t0uJY

October 2020
Horasis Global Meeting in conjunction with United Nation General Assembly, Virtual
Panel: China and its New Economy, Following the Outbreak of Covid-19
Select delegates/partners: Rogerio Alexandre, President, Barclays Portugal, Portugal; Vikram Khanna, Associate Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore; Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia, Namibia; Iliana Iotova, Vice President of Bulgaria, Bulgaria; Armen Sarkissian, President of Armenia, Armenia; HH Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, Norway; Paul Tang, Member of the European Parliament, European Union; Murat Seitnepesov, Chairman, Caspian Week, Switzerland; Robert Scharfe, CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Luxembourg; Hank McKinnell, Chairman, Moody’s, USA; Stephen Brenninkmeijer, Chairman, European Climate Foundation, UK; Robert Dussey, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation, Togo; Yves Leterme, Former Prime Minister of Belgium, Belgium; Esko Aho, Former Prime Minister of Finland, Finland.
Event media links: https://youtu.be/CRbHpJQKaZA

October 2020
COSMOS Global Meeting, Singapore/Virtual
Panel: Affordable and Clean Energy

August 2020
Shanghai-London webinar series, London/Virtual
Panel: Global Healthcare Outlook and Investment Opportunities

November 2019
Horasis Asia Meeting, Ho Chi Minh
Panel: Re-inventing Capitalism, Asian Style
Sponsors/delegates: Thet Khine Member of Parliament, Myanmar; Don Lam, CEO of VinaCapital, Vietnam; Hiroshi Komiyama, Chairman, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Japan; Johan Nyvene, CEO, Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corporation, Vietnam; Prinn Panitchpakdi, Deputy Leader, Democrat Party, Thailand; Vivian Secakusuma, Vice Chairman, Association of Indonesia Investment Advisors, Indonesia; Asia News Network (ANN); Eastern International University (EIU); IE Business School; The Straits Times; Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO); Tommy Leong, President, East Asia & Japan, Schneider Electric, Singapore; Trinh Dinh Dung, Deputy Prime Minister, Vietnam.

October 2019
Horasis China Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Panel: China’s Growing Outbound Investment
Hosts: China Federation of Industrial Economics, US Chamber of Commerce, IE Business School, US-China Business Council
Select delegate/attendees: Zhi Peng, Secretary-General, Tsinghua Asset Management Group, China; Ellen de Brabander, SVP, Pepsico, USA; Wang Congxiao, Vice Chairman, China Triumph International Engineering Co., China; Craig Allen, President, US-China Business Council, USA; Adi Ignatius, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Business Review, USA; Stiphan Beher, Former Advisor to President of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan; Xiong Meng, Executive Vice Chairman, China Federation of Industrial Economics, China.

July 2019
US-China Trade and Economic Relationships: What Now? What Next? Hong Kong
Panel: Texas and China
Hosts/chairs: China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF) and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE).
Select delegation/attendants: Zeng Pei-yan, Chairman of CCIEE and former Vice Premier of PRC; Tung Chee-Hwa, Chairman of CUSEF and former Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR; Yasuo Fukuda, former Prime Minister of Japan; Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore; Jean Chretien, former Prime Minister of Canada; Zhu Guang-Yao, former Vice Minister of PRC Ministry of Finance; Zhou Wenzhong, former Chinese Ambassador to the US; Hank Greenberg, Chairman of CV Starr & Co.; and, many top business leaders and renowned scholars.

US – China Forum in Hong Kong

MEDIA  APPEARANCES

September 2021
Eurowings
A non-EU citizen in Portugal
A German airline in-flight magazine article addressing a non-EU citizen living and working in Portugal

April 2021
Contributor to the book: You Are What You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World
Interview in October 2020 by Michele Wucher, author, and author of Grey Rhino – the #1 English-language bestseller in China
Topic: Risk Perceptions and Attitudes in International Mergers & Acquisitions

October 2018
US-China Policy interview, Robert Lance Show, Houston, Texas, USA
https://www.lixuintl.com/lance-roberts-radio-the-new-trade-order-featuring-li-xu