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stars insights are exclusive contributions by business leaders and experts who scan the horizon to discuss geopolitical, economic, technological and further trends and developments which will impact society and business in the next few years.

China Winning, India Losing In A Changing Middle East
Philippe WELTI, Co-Founder of Share-an-Ambassador and Former
Swiss Ambassador to Iran and to India
2 November 2020

“There Are Three Things China Still Fears About America – The Dollar Is One Of Them”
The Honorable Kevin RUDD, Australia’s 26th Prime Minister (2007-2010, 2013) and Foreign Minister (2010-2012); President, Asia Society Policy Institute, Australia
Mark DITTLI, CEO and Editor, The Market, Zurich, Switzerland
8 October 2020

“Different Ways Of Life Are The Source Of U.S.-China Competition”
HUANG Jing, Professor and Dean, Institute of International and Regional Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University; Chief Strategist and Vice Chairman, Grandview Institution; Member, stars Scientific Board, Beijing, China
6 October 2020

“Putin Is The Kingmaker In Belarus’ Political Crisis”
Yauheni PREIHERMAN, Founder and Director, Minsk Dialogue Council on International Relations, Minsk, Belarus
29 September 2020

Leadership in a COVID-19 World: Lessons Learned from Senior Executives
Srinath RENGARAJAN, Senior Automotive Research Specialist and Research Lead, Oliver Wyman Forum, Munich, Germany
Roger MOSER, Chairman, SatSure, Sydney, Australia
23 September 2020

Why Is Shenzhen The Place To Be For Tech Companies?
Sherry XIAN, CEO, Luolai Health; Founding Partner, iCarbonX, Shenzhen, China
22 September 2020

“We Are Already One Of The Biggest Waste Recycling Companies In The World”
Jan JENISCH, CEO, LafargeHolcim, Zug, Switzerland
15 September 2020

“AgriTech Can Help Farmers To Adapt To Climate Change And To Grow Sustainably”
Prateep BASU, Co-Founder and CEO, SatSure; stars Alumnus, Bangalore, India
8 September 2020

“The Essence Of The 2020 Election Is How America Feels About Donald Trump”
Marie-Astrid LANGER, US-Correspondent, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, San Francisco, United States
1 September 2020

“Gone Are The Days Of Growth At Any Cost”
Yinglan TAN, Founding Managing Partner and CEO, Insignia Ventures Partners; Member, stars International Board, Singapore
25 August 2020

“Going Back To The Pre-Crisis Normal Would Be A Waste Of The Experience Gained And The Investment Made In The Meantime”
Markus NEUHAUS, Vice Chairman, Barry Callebaut; Member of the Boards of Galenica, Baloise Holding, Orior, Jacobs Holding; Vice Chairman, stars Foundation Board; Former Chairman, PwC Switzerland, and Member of the PwC Global Executive Team, Zurich, Switzerland
18 August 2020

From Healthy Bees to Healthy Humans With Chemical-Free Beekeeping
Adriana Diaz, Life Cycle Assessment, Carbon Footprint, ECODESIGN company GmbH, Wien, Austria
28 July 2020

Intensifying U.S.-China Competition Creates New Challenges for Southeast Asia
Drew Thompson, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore
23 July 2020

The High Potential Player in Waiting
Thomas Sevcik, Co-Founder, Frontier Strategist, Arthesia, Zurich, Los Angeles and Hong Kong
16 July 2020

From Crisis to Consolidation – How the Chinese Government Makes Strategic Use of the Health Crisis 
Markus Herrmann, Director Sinolytics; stars alumnus, Zurich, Switzerland
Jost Wuebbeke, Director Sinolytics, Berlin, Germany
9 July 2020

“Don’t Ever Assume That Because You Are the Leader You Have All the Ideas”
Lim Siong Guan, Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Former Group President, GIC; Former Head of Singapore Civil Service; Member, stars International Board, Singapore
30 June 2020

“The Biggest Barrier to Digital Transformation is the Mindset”
Sauvik Banerjjee, CTO, Tata Digital, Mumbai, India
26 June 2020

“We Want to Build a Super Ecosystem, Not a Super App”
Astri Wahyuni, stars Alumna; Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations, Tokopedia, Jakarta, Indonesia
16 June 2020

Innovating for a New Normal
Ben Sywulka, Innovation Expert, Grupo IDC, Guatemala, Central America
10 June 2020

“You Would Be Insane to Move Out of China”
Joerg Wuttke, Chief Representative, BASF China; President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC); Member, stars International Board, Beijing, China
9 June 2020

“There Is Nobody Left In America Who Is Pro-China”
Mona Sutphen, Senior Advisor, The Vistria Group; Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the Obama Administration; Member, stars International Board, New York, United States
2 June 2020

Decision Intelligence in a COVID-19 World
Roger Moser, Faculty in different roles at Macquarie Business School, Australia, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India
27 May 2020

Sustainable Agriculture – Solutions for a Changing Food Production System
Ismeta Curkić, Sustainable Agriculture Expert and Consultant, Zurich
26 May 2020

Upgrading Education in Nepal: A Personal Report from a stars Alumnus
Markus Prandini
, Visiting Professor, Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU), Consultant on internationalization process of Small and Mid-Sized Companies to and from Emerging Markets, Zurich
22 May 2020

Can the US-China Relationship Be Reconstructed?
Michael Barbalas, Former President and Vice Chairman for American Chamber of Commerce in China, Beijing
19 May 2020

What Will Culture Look Like After the Pandemic?
Michael Schindhelm, Writer, Filmmaker, Performing Arts Expert and Cultural Advisor for International Organizations, Lugano
15 May 2020

The EU’s Scope of Action in Global Health
Susan Bergner, Research Associate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin
12 May 2020

After Corona: Back to Normal?
Markus Neuhaus, Vice Chairman, Barry Callebaut; Member of the Boards of Galenica, Baloise Holding, Orior, Jacobs Holding; Vice Chairman, stars Foundation Board; Former Chairman, PwC Switzerland, Zurich
7 May 2020

stars insights video interview with Parag Khanna
Parag Khanna, Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap, a strategic advisory firm based in Singapore
5 May 2020

China, the USA and the Dimensions of Strategic Rivalry
Volker Perthes, Director and Executive Chairman of the Board, German Institute for International and Security Affairs; Former Chairperson of the Ceasefire Task Force of the International Syria Support Group, Berlin
30 April 2020

Covid-19: China and Europe
Daniel Woker, Co-founder of Share-an-Ambassador/Geopolitical coaching and Former Swiss Ambassador to Kuwait, Singapore and Australia
24 April 2020

Is Moderate Islam in Indonesia Under Threat?
Norshahril Saat, Senior Fellow of Regional Social and Cultural Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
17 April 2020

The Corona Crisis and International Relations: Open Questions, Tentative Assumptions
Volker Perthes, Director and Executive Chairman of the Board, German Institute for International and Security Affairs; Former Chairperson of the Ceasefire Task Force of the International Syria Support Group, Berlin
8 April 2020

What After Covid-19?
Urs Schoettli, Consultant on Asian Affairs; Former East Asia Correspondent of Neue Zuercher Zeitung; Member, stars International Board, Tokyo/Zurich
3 April 2020

AI-enhanced Robotics, Disruptive Innovation and Industrial Change
Sami Atiya, President, Robotics and Discrete Automation, Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB, Zurich, Switzerland
30 March 2020

Europe under Threat
Daniel Woker, Co-founder of Share-an-Ambassador/Geopolitical coaching and Former Swiss Ambassador to Kuwait, Singapore and Australia
20 March 2020

„Xi Is Facing Enormous Opposition“
Huang Jing, Professor and Dean, Institute of International and Regional Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU); Chief Strategist and Vice Chairman, Academic Committee, Grandview Institution; Member, stars Scientific Board, Beijing, China
13 March 2020

India between Global Economics and Hindu Nationalism
Philippe Welti, Co-Founder of Share-an-Ambassador/Geopolitical Coaching, Member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Switzerland
3 March 2020

Impact of Self-Leadership on Success in the Business World
Isabelle Nussli, Chief Energizing Officer, Leverage YourSelf, Switzerland
28 February 2020

“Xi Jinping Instils Crisis Sentiment Among Top Party Cadres”
Wang Yong, Professor, School of International Studies, Director, Center for International Political Economy, Director, Center for American Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
26 February 2020

The New Corona Virus – A Multi-facetted Challenge
Urs Schoettli, Consultant on Asian Affairs; Former East Asia Correspondent of Neue Zuercher Zeitung; Member, stars International Board, Tokyo/Zurich
14 February 2020

How the Automotive Industry Is Transforming Into the Mobility Industry
Mamatha Chamarthi, Chief Information Officer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) North America and Asia Pacific, Auburn Hills, United States
24 January 2020

From Singapore to Sweden, China’s Overbearing Campaign for Influence is Forcing Countries to Resist and Recalibrate Relations with Beijing
Drew Thompson, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
10 January 2020

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are solely those of the author and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of the stars Foundation.

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