Thierry Malleret is a senior partner at IJ Partners, a wealth management company to to serve the needs of high net worth individuals globally. He was formerly a managing partner at Rainbow Insight, an advisory boutique that provides tailor-made intelligence to highnet- worth individuals and investors. Until April 2007 he headed the Global Risk Network at the World Economic Forum. Dr Malleret has organized the Davos annual forum and has spoken at global, industry, and regional events for several consecutive years. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking, think tanks and academia, and in government. He has written several business and academic books. Malleret was educated at the Sorbonne and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris and St Antony’s College, Oxford. He holds a PhD in economics.