Thought Leadership event 

Oslo | 23 October | 8:30 – 11:30 | at Grand Hotel  

In short

Aon and Stroz Friedberg are pleased to invite you to join our latest risk update, Political and Counterparty Risk in an Age of Uncertainty: Russia, China and the Future of the World Order.  

Join us for a panel discussion with leading industry experts on how investors are managing political and compliance risks during a period of rising uncertainty in great power relations.  

We are very pleased to announce that our guest speaker for this event will be Jeremy Shapiro, research director of the European Council on Foreign Relations and former member, US State Department policy planning staff.  


08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Light Breakfast

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome, Michael Carr, CCO Nordic Region, Aon Risk Solutions  

09:05 - 09:30 Expert Interview: The Future of Great Power Relations Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director at the European Council on Foreign Relations, will be interviewed by Jonathan Friedman, geopolitical commentator. 

09:30 - 09:45 Audience Q&A

09:45 - 10:00 Break

10:00 - 10:45 Expert Panel: Political and Counterparty Risk Insurance and integrity due diligence experts discuss how the changing world order is affecting businesses.

10:45 - 11:30 Post-Event Coffee  

Time & Place

Date October 23

Time 08:30 - 11:30 

Venue Grand Hotel Karl Johans gate 31 Oslo, Norway 


Jeremy Shapiro

- Research Director at ECFR. 

Previously he was a fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy and the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, where he edited the Foreign Policy program's blog Order from Chaos. Prior to Brookings, he was a member of the U.S. State Department’s policy planning staff, where he advised the secretary of state on U.S. policy in North Africa and the Levant. 

He was also the senior advisor to Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon, providing strategic guidance on a wide variety of U.S.-European foreign policy issues.

Jonathan Friedman

- Director at Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company

Jonathan Friedman is a recognised authority on international affairs, advising investors, non-profits and governments on Turkey and the wider Middle East. 

He is currently a director at Stroz Friedberg, an Aon subsidiary, managing global due diligence and country risk programmes in London. He previously worked for former US Vice President Joe Biden.


We hope that you can join us for an insightful discussion on how world affairs are changing the risk landscape, network with your peers and meet our risk specialists.

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