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Tor Svensson

Tor Svensson

Tor Svensson is chairman of CFI.co, and an economist, lecturer, businessman and interviewer.

Interview with Grete Faremo, Executive Director of UNOPS: Inclusive Infrastructure Development

In pre-pandemic Oct 2019 (about 20 months ago) you wrote an article for CFI.co magazine that highlighted the importance of infrastructure for communities, sustainable development and across the SDGs. If so, how have the world and your conclusions changed? While

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Q&A with Michael Glinski, CEO of Porsche Schweiz: Alternative Fuels, an Unbroken Legacy, and a Sports Car’s Place in the Modern World

Porsche: it’s always been a ‘dream’ car. But what does the future hold for the famous marque in the years ahead? CFI.co finds out in discussion with Porsche Schweiz chief executive Michael Glinski. How has your background helped you as

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Retail to the Rescue, but… ‘Zombie’ Stores Still Face a Battle to Service Debt

Retail has undergone some major transformations triggered by the pandemic. With unemployment and disease surging in the US it is a paradox that the stock market is on a high. Another paradox is that private consumption is strong, with 2021

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Exclusive Interview with IBM: Leading in a Hybrid World

How do you define a hybrid cloud platform and how is it driving client’s digital transformation? Hybrid cloud is IT infrastructure that connects at least one public cloud and at least one private cloud, and provides orchestration, management and application

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Sparkling Dubai: Tourism and Business Hub — and the Perfect Events Venue

CFI.co’s Chairman Tor Svensson puts questions to Dawood Al Shezawi, AIM organiser and CEO of Strategic, one of the world’s leading exhibition, conference and event organisers. The Strategic group operates across sectors to facilitate a healthy ecosystem for investment promotion,

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Wealth on the Move: HNWIs Continually Searching for their Own Little Piece of Paradise

There is continuous movement of wealth around the world. And the wealthy migrate both away from — and towards. Last year, high net worth individuals (a HNWI has personal net assets exceeding $1 million) in the emerging and frontier economies

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Q&A with IBM’s Bashar Kilani: Need for New Skills Emerging as We Re-Imagine and Transition to the New Normal

Bashar Kilani oversees IBM business in the Gulf countries and the Levant, working with clients and partners across industries. In this Q and A, CFI.co asks Kilani about the effects of coronavirus on business in the region, and more. Tell

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Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF: Europe and the Global Recovery in 2021

We are at a point in our history where it is paramount to concentrate on what this crisis entails, what are the risks and opportunities a recovery will present to us, and how to bring the world together. These will

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Coming to a Filling Station Near You: Green Hydrogen Pumps to Power Fuel Cell Electric Cars

New market dynamics have come into play, the electric car market is surging — and there is stronger growth to come. Thousands of new green hydrogen pumps at filling stations are planned to power fuel cell batteries and electric motor

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World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia: Interview with Anna Bjerde

Congratulations with your Mayday promotion as World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia. Are you excited to lead the World Bank’s strategic, analytical, operational and knowledge work in the region? Thank you! I am delighted to be returning

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