The geopolitical prospects in 2024 are worrying leaders and analysts in every sector. RiskPal asked Dr Elizabeth Stephens, the Managing Director of Geopolitical Risk Advisory to peer into her figurative crystal ball and leverage her data analytical predictors to offer a glimpse into what the upcoming year may bring.
Dr Stephens specialist knowledge spans geopolitical drivers, global trade intricacies, supply chain dynamics, and the intersections of technology and decarbonisation. With a rich background in the insurance market and pioneering cutting-edge risk ratings tools, she offers valuable insights into some of the most imminent risks and their potential ramifications on the global landscape.
Our discussion spanned various critical topics, from ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine to the potential implications of a Taiwan invasion, alongside a review of the 2024 global elections, particularly the pivotal United States election. Dr Stephens also shared fascinating insights into the role of tech giants in today’s world and emphasised the overlooked yet crucial dialogue surrounding how ‘green’ electric vehicles really are.
Below, we have summarised the key takeaways of her analysis. Make sure to read to the end to get access to the full interview and look out for her advice to journalists and NGO workers.