New AtlanticistOct 9, 2020
Rising solar: Investing in Japan’s energy transition
By Alexis Crow
The ability to invest in renewable energy assets in Japan—and thus to contribute to the country’s energy transition—also presents a significant opportunity for long-term capital from around the globe
New AtlanticistMay 15, 2020
Income inequality and life after coronavirus: Flattening the spread
By Alexis Crow
This will be a “crisis wasted” if we do not acknowledge and instill the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity, the dignity of work, and the recognition that each person matters and has something unique to contribute to society.
New AtlanticistMar 27, 2020
US coronavirus stimulus package offers some relief, but economic pain will remain
By David A. Wemer
US lawmakers are near final passage of an unprecedented stimulus package to help the US economy weather the storm of the coronavirus crisis, but that does not mean that all of the economic damage can be prevented. Jason Furman said he was “impressed by how much Washington has done, how quickly it has done it, how comprehensively it has done it,” but added that he is “worried that all of that won’t be enough for…an economy that is shutting down in such an unprecedented way.”
Dr. Alexis Crow leads the Geopolitical Investing practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a practice she helped to establish in 2015 that focuses on advising companies and investors on macroeconomic dynamics, geopolitical risks, and opportunities across global markets. She is also a senior fellow at the Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University.
Previously, she served as principal at Groppe Interests, providing geopolitical risk expertise for a family office exclusively invested in international oil and gas. Before that she was Managing Director at New York-based G2 Investment Group, where she was responsible for developing investment strategies for the firm, and for providing counsel on geopolitical issues across asset classes.
Prior to joining G2, Dr. Crow was an expert at the London, U.K.-based think-tank Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), where she led a project on managing risk across cultural boundaries, and which facilitated dialogue between governments, business executives and thought leaders in key global hotspots.
Previously, Dr. Crow was a Teaching Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also worked as an analyst at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London, and managed the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, St. Andrews, Scotland.
Dr. Crow holds a First Class MA in International Relations from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and a Masters and PhD from the London School of Economics. She is fluent in French and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Portuguese, Italian, and beginners Hindi. Dr. Crow has contributed frequently to international print, radio, and television media, including The Financial Times, The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Bloomberg, BBC, BBC Arabic, France 24, Al-Jazeera, Xinhua, CNN, and The Huffington Post. Crow is a regular speaker on economics, finance, and geopolitics in conferences and thought leadership forums in Europe, Asia, the US, and the Middle East. She is a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School, and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).