World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is the international organisation for public-private cooperation. The annual conference in Davos is world renowned, and our team are given 'all areas access' to meet and interview the people who are shaping the world business debate.
Long-term view of the insurance market
We were joined by Carl Hess, Head of Investment, Risk and Reinsurance at Willis Towers Watson, to discuss the major risks and potential rewards within the insurance industry in 2019. Also considered are the major themes emerging from the World Economic Forum so far, including infrastructure and...
The biggest risks of 2019
Political tensions, climate change and the negative effects of technology are among the biggest challenges facing global society. Ahead of its global meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum has produced its global risk report for 2019. From climate change to cybercrime, the document looks to...
Why Bank of America May Not Find Ready Spots...
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan recently said he wants his bank to use blockchain but can't find easy applications for it. The World Economic Forum's Jesse McWaters explains why the financial giant might be having trouble.
Blockchain: Opportunity vs Reality
What does blockchain actually mean for the financial services industry? Jesse McWaters of the World Economic Forum breaks down why we should look at blockchain in finance as two separate, but related conversations.