Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter
Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter is the Chairman of Horasis: The Global Visions Community. Horasis is an independent international organization committed to enacting visions for a sustainable future. Horasis is using its unrivalled history of partnership with corporations from emerging markets to create a powerful platform for cooperation between emerging and developed markets. The flagship events are the Horasis Annual Meeting as well as regional summits focusing on China, India, Russia and the Arab world.
Prior to founding Horasis, Dr. Richter was a Director of the World Economic Forum. During this time he has developed an extensive experience and knowledge on the world’s economic, business and political scene and of its key players. Under his leadership, the Forum’s Summits in Asia and the Asia part of ‘Davos’ have evolved to facilitate the exchange of expertise between leaders in business, government, and civil society.
He has lived, studied and worked in Asia for almost a decade, principally in Tokyo and in Beijing where he developed and managed European Multinationals’
He has addressed audiences at the World Economic Forum, Brookings Institute, Harvard University, Beijing University, Royal Institute of International Affairs, and several high-level corporate events. His writings appeared in the financial and regional press, such as The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Far Eastern Economic Review, The Straits Times and the South China Morning Post. He has been interviewed by several publications and appeared on CNN, BBC, CNBC, CCTV (China Central Television) as well as the Voice of America.
Dr. Richter was educated in Germany (his home country), France, Mexico and Japan. He is a fluent Mandarin and Japanese speaker.
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