Keynote speaker Willis Sparks is an expert on global macro politics and a thought leader on the risks, opportunities, and trends created by current geopolitical conflicts. Our skilled speaker Willis Sparks is able to captivate and enlighten audiences with his insights. He regularly gives speeches on market-moving trends in international politics for investor and corporate audiences in the US and abroad.
As director of Global Macro at Eurasia Group, Willis Sparks provides insights and analysis of global macro political risks. Prior to joining Eurasia Group in 2005, Willis worked at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he wrote on transnational terrorism and US national security.
Keynote speaker Willis Sparks holds a master’s degree in international affairs with a specialty in international security policy and the former Soviet Union. In addition, he earned a master’s in international relations from the Institute for the Study of Political Science in Paris.
Frequently sought after for his insights on global macro politics, Willis has appeared on major news channels such as BBC, CBSNews and Bloomberg. Perhaps his powerful presence is in part because he is not only an expert in his field, but also a Juilliard trained actor with experience on stage and in front of a camera.
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