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Alexis Crow

Partner; Global Head, Geopolitical Investing Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Dr. Alexis Crow is Partner and Global Head of PwC’s Geopolitical Investing practice. A global economist who focuses on geopolitics and long-term investing, she works with the world’s leading companies and private investors to understand and navigate key macroeconomic dynamics impacting their business, strategy, and capital allocation decisions. In her remit, she covers Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. Dr. Crow is a public speaker and frequent contributor to leading global financial publications and media outlets, including the Financial Times, the New York Times, Bloomberg, BBC, BBC Arabic, France 24, CNN, and the Washington Post. Her research is focused on topics including financial stability, the future of trade and globalization, global energy markets, and investing in real assets, technology, and the future of the consumer. Prior to joining PwC, she taught at the London School of Economics; led a major policy research project at London UK-based think-tank Chatham House; and served as 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. In addition to her role in PwC, Dr. Crow is a Senior Fellow at Columbia Business School, and also with the Observer Research Foundation in India. Her research focuses on topics at the intersection of business and economics, including inequality, the energy transition and ESG, the future of work, and economic empowerment of women. She serves as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Geopolitics, and she is a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum. She is an active mentor of young people who are seeking to fulfill their own unique vocation in the business world, and volunteers with the community of Sant’Egidio. She holds an MA Hons First Class from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and an MSc and a PhD from the London School of Economics, and is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, with a working knowledge of Italian and Portuguese.