BGA hosted its first event of 2018 during this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF). In partnership with EuroAtlantic Institute, the Solver Series titled “Geopolitics, Cybersecurity & Crypto Currencies”, was a discussion on major risks, what scenarios are on the horizon? How can society, business and democratic states be protected? And what role can and should governments and policy makers play to provide more security?
Panel speakers included:
- Sir Richard Barrons: BGA Senior Advisor, Commander Joint Forces Command, one of the six ‘Chiefs of Staff” leading the UK Armed Forces until April 2016.
- Dmitri Alperovitch, Senior Fellow Harvard Kennedy School and Atlantic Council.
- Mark Turrell, CEO Vork & Orcasci / WEF YGL & Tech Pioneer / Author Scaling‘
The panel was moderated by BGA CEO Jan Kallmorgen and Arnulf Damerau, Chairman, EuroAtlantic Institute.
Sir Richard's Bio
Forces, operational command and control, information systems and communications, logistics, medical support, and advanced education and training across the Armed Forces.
His military career includes leadership from Captain to General on military operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan – often as part of US-led coalitions.
Jan F. Kallmorgen is BGA’s founder & CEO combining a background in investment banking, diplomacy and public affairs. He was educated at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and worked at Goldman Sachs, the European Group for Investor Protection and the German Council on Foreign Relations before he started the international political advisory firm Bohnen Kallmorgen & Partner. In 2014 he was recruited to build the Global Practice group at Interel, a public affairs consultancy with presence in 70 countries. Jan is also founder & chairman of the non-profit think tank Atlantic Initiative and a regular speaker at international conferences.