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Wednesday, 19th October 2016

LSEAAS U.S. Presidential Election 2016



Registration is closed. Thank you for your interest!

Before the third – and final – 2016 US Presidential Debate take place on 19th October E.T. (20th October Morning, SG time), join us for an interesting and intellectually stimulating discussion about the evolving story lines in this year's U.S. presidential race. Not to forget meeting and networking with like-minded alumni from the LSE and Aalto University in this combined event over wine!

Speakers: Alex Capri, Senior Fellow and Lecturer at the NUS Business School, and Tony Nash, Chief Economist and CEO at Complete Intelligence. The discussion will be moderated by James Crabtree, Visiting Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
This event is co-organised by the LSE Alumni Association and Aalto Executive Education Academy.


Event Details
Location: Aalto Executive Education Academy, 25 North Bridge Road, EFG Bank Building, Unit 02-01, Singapore 179104. (Close to City Hall and Clarke Quay MRT).
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Registration: $20 for alumni members (including wine/coffee/tea and snacks), $25 for guest.

About the speakers:
Alex Capri is a Senior Fellow and Lecturer at NUS Business School, where he is participating in leading edge research regarding evolving trade and supply chain dynamics in Asia. For over 15 years, he has been advising the world’s leading companies on international trade strategies, supply-chain optimization and cross-border risk management.From 2007-2012, Alex was the Asia Pacific Partner-in Charge for KPMG’s International Trade & Customs practice. He has advised MNEs in more than 50 countries and in some of the most challenging business environments in the world. Prior to that, Alex was the Managing Director of KPMG U.S. and Adjunct Professor of Economics & International Business at Pepperdine University. Alex earned a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, in International Political Economy. He holds a B.Sc. in International Relations, from the University of Southern California.

Tony Nash is the Chief Economist and CEO at data analytics firm Complete Intelligence. As a global market leader and thought leader on economics, risk and industries, Tony is a frequent public speaker and a facilitator of strategic discussions with business and government leaders. He is a regular contributor to leading global media which include regular sessions on CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC World and Al Jazeera. Tony has a longstanding track record of creating, inspiring, motivating and leading culturally diverse teams in developed and developing markets across EMEA, North America and Asia. He has worked with multinational clients on management consultancy engagements including national economic transformation plans, market entry strategies, due diligence and cross border transactions. Previously, Tony built and led the global research and consulting business for The Economist (EIU) where he managed revenue targets, built the global brand, restructured the operation and initiated their first Asia acquisition (ClearState). He has also been a social entrepreneur, media entrepreneur, writer and consultant. Tony has a Masters degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University and a BA in Business Management from Texas A&M University.

James Crabtree is a visiting fellow at the LKY school, on sabbatical from his previous position at the Financial Times, where he remains a contributing editor. Between 2011 and 2016, James led the FT’s coverage of Indian business as Mumbai bureau chief, having previously worked on the opinion page in London, as Comment Editor. James was previously the deputy editor of Prospect, Britain’s leading monthly magazine of politics and idea, and has written for a range of other global publications, including Economist, Wired, and Foreign Policy.
Before to journalism, James was a senior policy advisor in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He also worked for various think tanks in London and Washington DC, and spent a number of years living in the United States, initially as a Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is currently writing a book on India, forthcoming from Oneworld. In addition, James is an alumni of the London School of Economics where he studied Government.