Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter is the Chairman of Horasis – a global visions community dedicated to inspiring our future. Horasis is using its unrivalled history of partnership with corporations from emerging markets to create a powerful platform for cooperation between emerging and developed markets. The flagship events are the Horasis Global Meeting as well as regional summits focusing on China, India, and South East Asia.
He has developed an extensive experience and knowledge on the world’s economic, business and political scene and of its key players. As one of the leading analysts of international business, he influences major business and governmental decisions with his public commentary. Prior to founding Horasis, Dr. Richter was a Director of the World Economic Forum. He also lived, studied and worked in Asia for almost a decade, principally in Tokyo and in Beijing where he developed and managed European Multinationals’ China operations.
Dr Richter has addressed audiences at the World Economic Forum, Brookings Institute, Harvard University, Beijing University, Royal Institute of International Affairs, and several high-level corporate events. His writings appeared in the financial and regional press, such as The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Far Eastern Economic Review, The Straits Times and the South China Morning Post. He has been interviewed by several publications and appeared on CNN, BBC, CNBC, CCTV (China Central Television) as well as the Voice of America.
Dr. Richter speaks fluent German, English, Mandarin and Japanese.