Ian Bremmer: Known Specialist in Political Risk Research

Ian Bremmer is a well-respected American political scientist whose views on United States foreign policy, international political risk, and states in transition are considered authoritative and, thus, influential by stakeholders in these matters. His status in the industry is partly based on his status as the founder and President of Eurasia Group, among the world’s leaders in global political risk research and consultations.

The Eurasia Group provides reliable information and valuable insights into the relationship between political developments and economic movements. In doing so, the firm helps its clients anticipate and plan appropriately for the threats and opportunities that come their way. Founded in 1998, the company first focused on Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union but it has since evolved its focus on the global platform including Asia, Africa, Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North America, and Latin America.

Its analysts monitor the social, political and economic as well as security developments in these areas as well as examine multiple cross-border issues, such as trade, energy, climate change, financial regulation, and global health. Its coverage includes regulatory issues, social trends and developments, governance and politics, international and regional relations, economic indicators, and security.

Aside from his leadership of the Eurasia Group, Bremmer also write for Time as an editor-at-large and foreign affairs columnist. He has also been named as a Global Research Professor at the prestigious New York University.

He has been referred to as a guru for his advancements in political risk analysis and for his combination of the discipline of political science with the financial markets. Such a designation was given by the likes of The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. He was the creator of Wall Street’s first-ever international political risk index now known as the Global Political Risk Index (GPRI).

Bremmer is also an author of several books, such as Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, a national bestseller.