Peter Zeihan

Peter Zeihan is president and founder of the firm Zeihan on Geopolitics. A geopolitical strategist, he examines how the concept of place affects financial, economic, cultural, political, and military developments. Previously, Mr. Zeihan served as vice president of analysis at Stratfor. He has also worked with the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia, and served as Susan Eisenhower’s office coordinator at the Center for Political and Strategic Studies. Mr. Zeihan is the author of The Accidental Superpower and The Absent Superpower and has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNN, ABC, the New York Times, Fox News, and MarketWatch. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Truman State University, a master’s degree in political and economic development from the Patterson School of Diplomacy, and a postgraduate diploma in Asian studies from the University of Otago.

From the Blog

A Painful Realignment: Peter Zeihan on Brexit Fallout

Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan expects a continued unraveling of the global order, and the United States may become its biggest source of disruption. Read More

Sustainability, Technology, and Disruption: Key Themes for Investment Professionals in 2019

The 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference will highlight Disruption: The New Reality in Investment Management, focusing on disruption and its effects on the global investment profession. Read More

Where Should Investors Look in Times of Global Disruption?

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Time for Financial Professionals to Sharpen Their Saws

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