Resilience in Uncertain Times
Considering both the current crisis and the future more generally, today’s episode investigates how the business community should approach risk and uncertainty. Joining us are author and CEO, Margaret Heffernan, angel investor and entrepreneur, Adrian Clarke, and Head of Investment Specialists at Pictet Wealth Management, Frank Bigler.
Appearing in this episode
Dr. Margaret Heffernan produced programmes for the BBC for 13 years. She then moved to the US where she spearheaded multimedia productions for Intuit, The Learning Company and Standard&Poors. She was Chief Executive of InfoMation Corporation, ZineZone Corporation and then iCast Corporation. Margaret’s book Willful Blindness was named one of the most important business books of the decade by the Financial Times. Her most recent book is Uncharted: How to map the future. Her TED talks have been seen by over twelve million people.
Adrian Clarke is Chairman of Delarki. An investor and entrepreneur, he has extensive knowledge and experience of the international spirits industry, and his business interests stretch across the globe from Hong Kong to the Bahamas. He has founded four operating companies in the US and UK.
Frank Bigler is Head of Investment Specialist at Pictet Wealth Management, a team of 60 investment professionals across 6 regions, since 2018. Prior to this position, he spent 15 years at Pictet’s investment platform first as an equity analyst, an equity portfolio manager on the US then global. Heading Equity and Credit research between 2016-2018. Frank is a geologist by background, with a Master in Sciences from the University of Lausanne.
Rosario Lebrija Rassvetaieff is Group New Media and Sponsoring Manager at the Pictet Group, where she hosts and produces the podcasts ‘Found in Conversation’ and ‘Prix Pictet: A lens on sustainability’. Born and raised in Mexico City, she holds a combined honours BA in Literature and International Relations (First Class) from the University of Southampton and an MSc in Communication and Media Studies (Distinction) from the London School of Economics. For more information, watch her TEDx talk ’The Future of the Image: Discover the Sublime’.
‘The Real Robinson Crusoe’ Smithsonian Magazine‘
‘Alexander Selkirk – The Real Robinson Crusoe’, BBC
‘48 Laws of Power’ by Robert Greene
‘Wilful Blindness’ by Margaret Heffernan
‘Uncharted: How to Map the Future’ by Margaret Heffernan