Maximillian Hess

International Affairs and Risk Consultant, Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute

Maximilian Hess is an international affairs and risk consultant as well as a Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Max is the former head of political risk at Hawthorn Advisors and former head of research and intelligence at AKE International. He is the author of the forthcoming book Economic War: Ukraine and the Global Conflict Between Russia and the West. The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is an independent nonpartisan think tank based in Philadelphia, PA., USA.

Max will help us understand the growing geopolitical risks that could derail the ‘race to zero’ such as Russia’s conflict with Ukraine and the resulting energy crisis. 

Climate change has the potential to stimulate conflict over scarce resources, loss, damage and resulting migration. What could this mean for the Humber and how can we become more resilient? 

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