“The Grand Tour during the 18th century was a way for people from Northern Europe to discover new cultures and ideas in Southern Europe. Today Grand Tour is a journey to every economy of the globe; the project showing that opportunities are everywhere”
Lorenzo Riccardi has long-term expertise in international consulting with a specific focus on East Asia and emerging markets. He teaches taxation at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and has covered roles in the governance of institutions, multi-national companies, and non-profit organisations. He is a columnist for several journals, his articles in different languages about foreign investments in developing and frontier economies are extensively published.
Lorenzo has always been fascinated by geography and he has combined his passion to explore new frontiers with the interest for emerging markets. He previously traveled to the entire Eurasian region, had an overland journey from China to Italy, and has combined multiple trips in every continent of the world. He decided to travel to every economy of the globe, exploring economic trends and new opportunities offered by globalisation in any region.
"During last 30 years, the world economy has changed significantly. Yesterday the center of the world was New York, today is Shanghai and tomorrow will be everywhere: in Nigeria, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia.
Globalization has developed interactions between countries in terms of trade, finance, investments, diplomacy and culture. G200 is a project that promotes future change from the G20 to the global economy with investments to every developed, emerging, and frontier country.
This a Voyage to 200 economies and 5 continents: America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. I want to combine my passion for traveling to the new frontiers with the interest for emerging markets"