Executive Director Global Indices
Bruno Lanvin is the Executive Director for Global Indices at INSEAD. He is a director on international boards, including those of IDA-Infocomm (Singapore) and ICANN. He is also a Founding Commissioner of the Broadband Commission. He has been member and then chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on the Future of Government. From 2000 to 2007, Dr Lanvin occupied senior positions at the World Bank, including Senior Advisor for E-strategies, Regional Coordinator (Europe and Central Asia) for ICT and e-government issues, Chairman of the Bank’s e‐Thematic Group and manager of the Bank’s Information for Development Program (infoDev). In 2000, Mr. Lanvin was appointed Executive Secretary of the G-8’s DOT Force. Until then, he was Head of Electronic Commerce in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, and occupied various senior UN positions including Chief of Cabinet of the Director General of the United Nations in New‐York.
Since 2002, he has been co‐authoring the Global Information Technology Report, (GITR, INSEAD‐World Economic Forum); he is currently the co-editor of the Global Innovation Index Report (GII, INSEAD-WIPO-Cornell University) and the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI, INSEAD-Adecco-HCLI). He holds a BA in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Valenciennes (France), an MBA from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris I (La Sorbonne) in France. A frequent speaker in high‐level meetings, he advises a number of global companies and governments on ICT strategies, innovation and talent policies.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
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