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‘Power Brokers’ features high-level individuals that have a positive impact on political risk environments around the world. Through interviews, in-depth analysis and insider profiles, GRI explores how power brokers affect the distribution of political or economic power, offering unique insight into those individuals that are shaping market trends in all corners of the world.


Asia Pacific Politics Power Brokers

The enduring influence of Prem Tinsulanonda

Former head of Privy Council Prem Tinsulanonda is returning to political power in Thailand, which bodes well for the country’s political and economic success.

Economics Power Brokers South and Central Asia

Indonesian president Jokowi: A reform-minded leader

Jokowi won the presidential election of Indonesia in 2014, making him the first president outside of the political and military elite.

Latin America Power Brokers

How Sérgio Moro is tackling Brazil’s corruption

Moro is quickly becoming a household name in Brazil. His strong stance against corruption has led him to uncover multibillion dollar corruption schemes.

Middle East/North Africa Politics Power Brokers

The young emir: Emir Tamim and Qatar’s future

With Emir Tamim – the youngest head of state in the Middle East – Qatar aims to rapidly expand and diversify its economy while tempering its foreign policy. Across the

Europe Power Brokers

Georgia’s foreign minister Mikheil Janelidze: A diplomat with vision

Foreign Minister Janelidze has shown the diplomatic vision necessary for a country torn between promising ties with the West and an easily agitated Russia.

Economics Latin America Power Brokers

Peru’s Pedro Pablo Kuczynski: A new approach for Latin America

Peru’s President Kuczynski is changing politics with a bold approach to reviving economic growth. His rhetoric could reverberate across a divided continent.

Economics Power Brokers Sub-Saharan Africa

Akinwunmi Adesina: A new era for the African Development Bank

Akinwunmi Adesina implemented bold policy reforms in Nigeria’s agricultural sector, with innovative agricultural investment programs to expand opportunities for all. These reforms are only being continued and expanded under his leadership of the African Development Bank.

Asia Pacific Power Brokers

Aung San Suu Kyi poised to implement difficult reforms

Aung San Suu Kyi will need to implement difficult reforms in order to fully bring Myanmar into the globalized economy.

Latin America Power Brokers

Mauricio Macri: A reformer in the making

With his economic reforms, Argentinian President Mauricio Macri will reposition Argentina more competitively in the global economy.

Europe Politics Power Brokers

Manuel Valls and the Gordian Knot of economic reform in France

Manuel Valls is not a typical French socialist politician. He is a tough-talking security hawk forcing through liberal reforms, and he “loves business”.