In this new, post-COVID decade of global transformation will your organisation be ready to survive - and thrive - in the future?

Stay tuned as we plan our 2021 and 2022 virtual and in-person conference schedule.

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Geopolitics

    • East Asia’s flashpoints and geopolitical rivalry
    • Democratic decay? Rules and institutions in developed states
    • The Gulf states’ transformation 
  • Environmental, Social and Governance

    • The growing role of the state
    • The road to Glasgow: COP26 and the climate agenda
    • Debt and development: footing the bill for COVID-19 disruption
  • Technology

    • The contest for technological dominance
    • Balancing Big Tech
    • Tech inequality: haves and have-nots

Three reasons to attend


Rethink the future

Be ready for a new, post-COVID decade of global transformation


Learn from experts

Examine pivotal issues with global experts and thought leaders



Take away disruptive ideas and lead change at your organisation

Conference Themes

Geopolitics Geopolitics & Globalisation

Geopolitics & Globalisation network image

Understand risks and identify emerging opportunities in a world that is contentious and divided.

Geopolitics Topics

Global Economy
Global Supply Chains

Regional Working Sessions
Africa, Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Russia and United States

Tech In Tech We Trust

In Tech We Trust network image

Winners and losers will be defined by their ability to adapt and leverage disruptive technologies.

Tech Topics

Artificial Intelligence
Digital Transformation
Future of Work
Internet of Things
Smart Cities

ESG The ESG Imperative

Repurposing ESG network image

Collaborate to compete by balancing the shifting priorities between shareholders, stakeholders and society.

ESG Topics

Climate Change
Corporate Governance
Corporate Social Responsibility
Public-Private Partnerships
Stakeholder & Shareholder Engagement

Who attends

Attendees include thought leaders, senior executives and principal policy makers responsible for:

  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)
  • Security & Defense
  • Government Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Corporate & Country Risk
  • Legal & Finance
  • Human Capital

Selected Headline Speakers

Selected headline speakers from Global Horizons in previous years

Former Secretary General

United Nations

Former Prime Minister

United Kingdom

Former President


Former President

European Commission

Former Defense Secretary

United States of America

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs


Selected Speakers

Selected speakers from the Global Horizons Conference in 2018

Global Head of Applied Innovation

Thomson Reuters

Managing Director

Principal Global Investors Europe (PGIE)

VP Agrifood


Managing Director

Credit Suisse Services

Permanent Representative of the United States


Deputy Head, Cyber Defence Section



APCO Worldwide

Former Deputy Director

Defense Intelligence Agency, USA


Supporting Partner

Associate Partner

Sponsorship Opportunities

Global Horizons is a "knowledge exchange" convening senior executives, policy-makers and thought leaders with world experts to examine the most pressing issues shaping politics, the economy, business and society.

Get in touch to find out the benefits of partnering with Global Horizons.