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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.


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”.

Economics Power Brokers Sub-Saharan Africa

How Aliko Dangote became the builder of modern Africa

In a continent where few billionaires venture into manufacturing, Dangote, the continent’s richest man, has seized the mantle as Africa’s industrializer.

Europe Power Brokers

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s reformist Prime Minister

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Matteo Renzi of Italy. Since 2014, PM Matteo Renzi has brought new energy to Italian politics and has made it his mission to

Power Brokers South and Central Asia

Nursultan Nazarbayev: bettering business in a rough economy

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan shows great promise in its positive economic impact, in large part due to the leadership and strategy of

Latin America Power Brokers

Ministro Dulcidio De La Guardia and Panama: Moving forward

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Dulcidio de la Guardia, Panama’s minister of economy and finance Throughout his tenure as Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio de La Guardia has

Asia Pacific Finance Power Brokers

Jin Liqun’s Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Jin Liqun. Jin Liqun has been adeptly managing the development of the new Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). In this issue of GRI’s “power

Economics Middle East/North Africa Power Brokers

Sultan Qaboos and the Omani Economy

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Sultan Qaboos of Oman. In a region torn by war and civil strife, it is sometimes difficult to look at those political and economic

Economics Power Brokers Sub-Saharan Africa

How Adriano Maleiane is transforming Mozambique’s economy

A special GRI Power Brokers feature on Adriano Maleiane. Mozambican Finance Minister Maleiane does not have an easy job. Yet his resolve has helped promote macroeconomic stability and encourage investment

North America Politics Power Brokers

What investors should know about Colorado: An interview with State Representative Dominick Moreno

Colorado House Assistant Majority Leader Dominick Moreno, the youngest current member of the Colorado General Assembly, shared with GRI his thoughts on what investors should know about fracking, marijuana, the