Growing globally in a changing world

Assess risk, understand cultural nuances and fine tune your international operations to succeed in the global marketplace.
Our expertise


Trade wars. Revolution. Cultural differences. What will you say when the CEO asks: 'how will this affect our global operations?’ Every company will have a different answer depending on its exposure, its resilience and its strategic interests. 

Our award-winning FT journalists and educators are helping international companies understand how today’s global trends affect their businesses and how to help their people to be prepared for the risks and opportunities in a systematic way. Is your business ready?

Our internationalisation programmes will help your teams to identify opportunities created by trade agreements and deregulation to diversify and achieve global growth.

How we help our clients

Expertise and experience

Our FT journalists are close to the source. They know the facts before they become news. Our 500+ educators come from the world’s top business schools and have wide experience in helping business to innovate. Working together, they will challenge mindsets and help your business move forward.

Dr Milo Jones 

Professor Jones applies the models, frameworks and tools of the intelligence community and geopolitics to business and financial issues. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and demonstrates a balance of analytical and interpersonal skills developed through 20 years of management consulting. 

Dr Juan Carlos Martínez Lázaro 

A specialist in global economic and political issues, Professor Martínez Lázaro has 20 years of expertise in the case method of teaching. He is the author of several works on the causes of international crises, country analysis and economic policy. He is a regular contributor to international financial media – print, online and broadcast. 

Dr Alexander Van de Putte

An expert in global risk management, scenario planning and country economic modelling, Professor Van de Putte is managing director of the Sustainable Foresight Institute and a member of the World Economic Forum leadership team. He holds PhDs from the Universities of Cambridge, London and the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations. 

Gayle Allard 

A specialist in economics and country macro-analysis, Professor Allard has been a research economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit and investment bank JP Morgan. She is the former president of the Africa Club at IE Business School. Among her professional pursuits is the creation of interactive tools and games for learning. 

Gideon Rachman

Gideon became chief foreign affairs columnist for the Financial Times in 2006. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington and Bangkok. His particular interests include American foreign policy, the European Union and globalisation.
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Experience our expertise

From masterclasses to roundtable talks, we host and sponsor a wide variety of events covering several countries and topics, always aiming to generate fresh debate, new ideas and practical insights for senior executives.
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