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Nicolas Firzli

Nicolas Firzli

Director General and Co-Chair, World Pensions Council and Singapore Economic Forum

Nicolas Firzli is director of the World Pensions Council (WPC), the retirement & savings industry think-tank, co-chair of the G7 Pensions Roundtable held on the sidelines of the G7 Summit, director of the Singapore Economic Forum (SEF), and cofounding-member of the advisory council for the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF), a World Bank and G20–led global initiative.

He has developed notions such as ‘SDG–Driven Investment’, ‘Pension Superpowers’, the ‘Age of Geoeconomics’, ‘Employee Capitalism’…, and chaired the Asset Owners Roundtable at the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (Paris COP21).

Nicolas is a graduate of Canada’s McGill University (Statistics & Financial Economics), an alumnus of the HEC Paris School of Management (MBA Corporate Strategy & Marketing) and the University of Paris Law School (LL.M. Corporate Law) and has conducted research at the University of Louvain (UCL) Doctoral School of Economics and Management in Waals Brabant.

He is a regular contributor to BBC News, Bloomberg, RTÉ, Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster, and Asharq Business News, the GCC & MENA financial news network. He is also active in ecumenical, interfaith dialogue, nonalignment, and the promotion of peaceful & inclusive sustainable development endeavours in Britain, the European Union and the Greater MENA–ASEAN continuum.