A Stratfor Worldview Webcast
Recorded on February 22nd
When Saudi Arabia announced its ambitions Vision 2030 plan, and the massive economic and cultural overhaul it would require, it was clear the road would be long and challenging.
As the march toward Vision 2030 moves forward, high level corruption crackdowns and power grabs have garnered international attention, but what do they say about what’s really happening within Saudi Arabia? In this live webcast presentation, Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon, Senior Global Analyst Matthew Bey and Middle East and North Africa Analyst Emily Hawthorne will discuss:
- Progress and sticking points in Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 so far.
- Saudi Arabia’s evolving energy strategy and diversification efforts.
- How recent, high profile moves by the crown prince fit into the broader strategy.
- Signposts foreign investors and other companies should watch for going forward.
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Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon is a leading global strategic analyst who keeps her finger on the pulse of emerging trends around the world. Goujon leads Stratfor's team of analysts and plays an integral role in applying a forward-looking, strategic lens to our coverage of global events.
Matthew Bey focuses on energy and political developments in OPEC member states and the consequences of such developments on oil producers and the international oil market. Mr. Bey's work includes studies on the global impact of rising U.S. energy production, the recent fall in oil prices, Russia's political influence on Europe through energy, and long-term trends in energy and manufacturing.
Emily Hawthorne monitors political, business and security developments across the region, with a special focus on North Africa and Gulf Cooperation Council member states. Prior to working at Stratfor, Ms. Hawthorne worked as the regional director for a U.S. media company in Dubai.