FERENCES AND APPEARANCES

December 7, 2022

SolarConnections Summit 2022 hosted by GameChange Solar, NYC

Panel: What are the Hottest Solar Markets Inside and Outside of the USA

This panel is moderated by: Derick Botha, Chief Commercial Officer, GameChange Solar. Other panelists include Nayan Bhakta, Vice President Pre-Construction, McCarthy Building Companies; Nick Goodwin, CEO, Participant Energy; Martin Hermann, CEO, BrightNight Power; Brad Heitland, Director, Mortenson Construction; Juan Camilo Lopez Llano, CEO, Erco Energia. 

Selected companies attending this Summit: 
JP Morgan, Kiewit Power Constructors, Koch Industries, LightsourceBP, 8Minute Energy, Actis, Citi, Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, EDF Renewable, Origis Energy, Osaka Gas USA, TotalEnergies, HSBC, Santander, CPP…

 

November 2022

Horasis Asia Meeting, Japan

Panel: The Impossibility of Being Definitive About Climate Transition 

Select delegates: Hiroshi Komiyama, President, Kitakyushu Asian Center for Low Carbon Society, Japan; Akihiro Nishimura, Minister of the Environment, Japan; Erik Berglof, Chief Economist, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, China; Naushad Forbes, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall, India; Richard David Hames, Chairman, Asian Foresight Institute, Thailand; Lavanya Wadgaonkar, Global VP, Communications, Nissan Motor Corporation, Japan; Kenji Kitahashi, Mayor of Kitakyushu, Japan; Hideki Okada, Executive Officer, Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport & Urban Development, Japan. 

 

January 2022

Khimit Forum, Virtual

Renewable Project Finance 101 by LXI and Financing Renewable Energy Projects by IFC 

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

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.
https://lixuintl.com/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