As global affairs are increasingly marked by tumult and disorder, political instability, military crises, diplomatic tensions, financial uncertainties and societal upheavals, knowledge that enhances global investment decisions and strategic business planning is more critical and valuable than ever.
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John Sitilides is also a featured TEDx Speaker. Click on the image below to view his latest talk, titled "American Identity on the Global Stage", given in TEDxAsburyPark.


Sitilides has presented at the following investor, business, and government conferences, forums and events:

  • Standard Club Maritime Insurance Member Forum (New York, NY)
  • 3PL & Supply Chain Conference (Atlanta, GA)
  • CFO Summit (Orlando, FL)
  • Institutional Society of Risk Professionals Conference (Miami, FL)
  • Institutional Investors East Coast Sub-Advisory Roundtable (New York, NY)
  • Operations for Alternatives Conference (Miami, FL)
  • Successful Meetings University International (New York, NY)
  • Norwegian-Hellenic Chambers of Commerce Joint Shipping Forum (New York, NY)
  • Managed Funds Association NETWORK 2018 Conference (Miami, FL)
  • Private Markets Investment Forum/Public Funds Summit (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Commerce Street 2017 Investment Banking Conference (Dallas, TX)
  • Hedge Connection Global Fund Forum (Southampton, Bermuda)
  • Knect365/Informa RiskMinds Americas Risk Management Conference (Miami, FL)
  • Pensions & Investments Global Future of Retirement Conference (New York, NY)

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Sitilides’ speaking presentations focus on U.S. national politics, geopolitical risk and global public policy. Topics and descriptions include the following:

“Geopolitical Risk Management: The 2020 Agenda,” helping investment fund and business executives understand and mitigate risk, against the backdrop of global political, economic and social disruption.

“The Geopolitics of American Energy Policy,” assessing presidential and Congressional policies with far-reaching impacts on the U.S. economy and global markets.

“Wobbling the Colossus: The European Union in Crisis,” a critical assessment of the viability of the EU as a trading partner and global power, amid multiple security, economic and social crises.

He is also available as a panel moderator, discussion leader or interviewer.

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“John Sitilides gave our keynote talk on geopolitical risks at GAIM Ops Cayman, a 500+ person event for COO/CCO/CFOs in the alternative investment industry. I can honestly say it was one of the best talks I’ve seen. [...]”

Cosimo Montagu
Director & Editor-in-Chief
GAIM Ops & GAIM | KNect365

“The thoughtful, comprehensive, understandable and practical view you brought to the complex problems and issues revolving around geopolitics truly enlightened and engaged the audience at P&I’s Global Future of Retirement conference. Setting the tone on the second day of the event kept people talking, and your presentation was referred to numerous times by other speakers throughout the day.

Michael Ocrant
Director of Conference Programming
Pensions & Investments, Inc.

“I thought your presentation at GAIM Ops London was brilliant. As an enthusiastic observer of world events, I found your presentation to be the most concisely informative and interesting presentation I have probably ever heard on the world's current and future trouble zones.”

Hugh Craigie Halkett
Europe Director, Financial Risk Mitigation, Inc.

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Media Interviews (watch videos on YouTube Channel):

FOX News, CNN, CNN International, One America News Network, C-SPAN, BBC News, New York Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal ...

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Sitilides has authored numerous op-eds, policy essays, publications, including:

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