Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter is the Chairman of Horasis - a global visions community dedicated to inspiring our future. Horasis is using its unrivalled history of partnership with corporations from emerging markets to create a powerful platform for cooperation between emerging and developed markets. The flagship events are the Horasis Global Meeting as well as regional summits focusing on China, India, and South East Asia.
He has developed an extensive experience and knowledge on the world's economic, business and political scene and of its key players. As one of the leading analysts of international business, he influences major business and governmental decisions with his public commentary. Prior to founding Horasis, Dr. Richter was a Director of the World Economic Forum. He also lived, studied and worked in Asia for almost a decade, principally in Tokyo and in Beijing where he developed and managed European Multinationals' China operations
Horasis is a visions community – together with our members we explore, define, and implement trajectories of sustainable growth. Committed to inspiring the future, Horasis provides strategic foresight to public and private entities who envisage growing into global and principled organizations.
Horasis hosts annual economic summits, including the flagship Horasis Global Meeting in Cascais, Portugal, to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing corporations today. Participants jointly identify globally relevant issues and develop interdisciplinary solutions. In the spirit of Cascais, the aim of the Horasis Global Meeting is to serve as an incubator for new initiatives in the year ahead.
Among the hundreds of participants are CEOs of the world’s most respected corporations, key leaders from emerging markets, and public figures including heads of government. Horasis also hosts regional summits including the annual Horasis China Meeting, Horasis India Meeting and Horasis Asia Meeting, in addition to the Horasis Visionary Circle – the world’s most trusted peer-to-peer group of entrepreneurs. Our principles at Horasis include the below.