Speakers Profile - Arne Corneliussen

Geopolitical and Strategic Advisor

Travels From:
Europe & UK

Fee Range: E

Arne Elias Corneliussen is a geopolitical advisor who supports business leaders, financial companies and policy makers. He is a political scientist and he studied in the US, Egypt, and Chile. He traveled
around the world from a young age, and possesses a broad and deep global understanding of
geopolitical and strategic events and dynamics. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of NRCI: a geopolitical advisory firm he established in Oslo, Norway, in 2010.
Arne traveled to more than 125 countries, and he conducted a wide range of long overland fact-
finding expeditions alone by bus, train, and car across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin
America where he mapped geopolitical, security and business risks and opportunities. These
overland fact-finding expeditions gave him extraordinary geopolitical, strategic, and business

He conducted 10 fact-finding expeditions to 42 countries on the African continent, and he traveled
by public bus across 30 countries in western, southern, and eastern Africa. He traveled on an
expedition by train, bus and car from Shanghai to Istanbul across China, Central Asia, and the
Caucasus to map infrastructure developments, logistics clusters, and the geopolitical landscape along
One Belt One Road, also called the New Silk Road, which China develops.
In the fall of 2022, he traveled by bus and train across 19 countries in eastern, southern, and western
Europe and assessed geopolitical and strategic dynamics in Europe, and Europe's future. His vast
global on the ground experience assessing geopolitical and strategic developments combined with
managing a geopolitical advisory firm make him uniquely experienced and highly knowledgeable
about global events and dynamics.
Arne Elias Corneliussen maintains close dialogue with a vast network of informed contacts on all
levels in academia, business, diplomacy, and governments worldwide. He is program chair,
conference host, moderator, and keynote speaker at Norwegian Risk Forum NRCI's annual
geopolitical conference focusing on geopolitical risks and business opportunities worldwide.

Arne provides truly eye-opening, captivating, and highly insightful virtual and in-person keynote
presentations, speaking engagements, and advisory sessions on geopolitics, global economy, AI, ESG, leadership, business strategy, and future trends. Arne is also an insightful panelist on a range of
topics, an engaging and thoughtful moderator, and a conference host able to provide extraordinary
insights while leading memorable conferences and events. His geopolitical and strategic advice is
sought-after among global companies, financial firms, and governments.