Arne Elias Corneliussen
Founder, Chairman & CEO NRCI
Arne Elias Corneliussen Bio
Arne Elias Corneliussen is a geopolitical and strategic advisor and he provides inspiring, eye-opening, and engaging speaking engagements. He is a political scientist and he studied in the US, Egypt, and Chile. He traveled around the world from a young age and he has a broad and unique global understanding of geopolitical and strategic events. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at NRCI - a geopolitical advisory firm.
Arne traveled to 115 countries and he regularly conducts long overland expeditions by train, car, and bus across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America where he maps political security, and business risks, infrastructure developments, logistics corridors, and local conditions. He traveled on 10 fact-finding expeditions to 42 countries in Africa and he crossed 28 countries on the African continent alone by public bus.
In the fall of 2017, he traveled on an expedition by train, bus, and shared taxis from Shanghai across China, Central Asia, and the Caucasus to Istanbul to map infrastructure developments, logistics clusters, and the geopolitical landscape along One Belt One Road - or the New Silk Road as it is also called, which China now develops. Arne traveled to many of the most dangerous countries and regions in the world and he is comfortable in high-risk environments. He brings a unique combination of a geopolitical advisor with extensive on-the-ground experience around the world. His vast global on-the-ground experience combined with managing a geopolitical advisory firm for over 10 years makes him uniquely experienced and highly knowledgeable about geopolitical and strategic events and dynamics worldwide.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London - a world-leading society for geographers and explorers. Arne Elias Corneliussen maintains a close dialogue with a vast network of insightful and informed contacts in academia, business, diplomacy, and governments worldwide. He is the program chair, keynote speaker, and moderator for the Norwegian Risk Forum - NRCI's annual geopolitical conference focusing on geopolitical risks and business opportunities worldwide. Arne provides eye-opening and inspiring keynote presentations and speaking engagements.