Renowned for his ability to explain and contextualise constantly evolving global political events and crises, Hagai Segal is a leading authority on geopolitical issues, strategic risk, the Middle East and counter-terrorism. For over 15 years he has advised, consulted and briefed a vast array of key institutions and companies including the US Federal Reserve, the Metropolitan Police, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Bank and Securities, KPMG, Marriott Hotels and Qantas. He has also participated in Middle East peace negotiations.
At the centre of what Hagai does best is his unique ability to look beyond the obvious headlines or superficial news analyses, and pinpoint pivotal connections between international scenarios as they unfold. He uses these valuable insights to deliver highly topical keynote speeches on an international stage, helping corporations, financial institutions, business groups, NGOs, police forces and security agencies make sense of the increasingly complicated and globalised world we live in. He also consults for and advises many of these organisations, helping them anticipate and mitigate the risks associated with current world affairs.
An academic with New York University in London, and a guest lecturer at universities across the globe, Hagai frequently contributes to the international media (including the BBC, ITV, The Guardian, The South China Morning Post, CNN, Reuters, Sky News and CNBC Europe).
A self-proclaimed ‘global citizen’ Hagai Segal was born in the Middle East, grew up in the UK and has lived in Belgium, South Africa, and Australia. With his highly engaging style and fascinating content, which draws on his vast experience, high-level knowledge and specific data, he provides an astute, contemporary and dynamic insight into the hottest local and global political trends and quantifies the strategic and economic impacts on specific businesses and sectors.
"Geopolitics today impacts global economic fundamentals like never before." Hagai
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