Our team of industry leaders are available to conduct bespoke survey work to help confirm your investment thesis. Other survey groups highlight the speed and quantity of data produced by their surveys. At Eden Rock Advisors we focus on the quality of the data attained by our industry leaders based on their decades of experience which can be attained from their clients and peers. In addition to accessing their industry contacts our team has access to industry advocacy groups who oversee their respective sectors. Our team can help you formulate the right questions to focus your survey on. Others offer data attained from massive and statistical sample sizes. We look to attain more focused and targeted data specific to your investment needs.
INDUSTRIAL / INFRASTRUCTURE
Norm Anderson CEO of CG-LA Infrastructure and Special Advisor to the Trump Administration. As President & CEO, Norman F. Anderson focuses on infrastructure project creation, aimed at increasing the level of infrastructure investment, and the performance of existing infrastructure stocks, in developed and developing countries alike. He has overseen the development and execution of CG/LA’s proprietary analytic models, including: The Global, Latin American and now US Annual Infrastructure Capacity Rankings; The “Eight Criteria for Assessing a Country’s Infrastructure Capacity,” and CG/LA’s 5 year (through 2015) and 20 year (through 2030) infrastructure demand models. He leads the CG/LA team that develops infrastructure projects globally; and provides high level strategy assessment for the public (cities, states, countries, MDB’s) and private (finance, E&C, equipment/technology) sectors. Among other positions he is a visiting professor in the Politecnico de Madrid, a regular contributor to AmericaEconomia, and the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Sustainable Construction. He is also an Advisory Board Member of The Center for Transformation and Strategic Initiatives (London/Washington).
RETAIL / CONSUMER
Karen Giberson President of the Accessories Council The Accessories Council is a not-for-profit, international trade organization established in 1994 whose mission is to stimulate consumer awareness and demand for fashion accessory products. The Accessories Council serves the industry globally which generates over $50.8 billion dollars annually in the United States alone. Over the past 20 years, membership has grown internationally to include over 280 companies and organizations, representing the world’s leading brand names, designers, publications, retailers and associated providers for the accessories, eyewear and footwear industries. The Accessories Council sponsors educational seminars, networking events, seasonal trend reports, marketing & advertising co-op initiatives, design & marketing awards for area fashion students, our exciting annual silent auction, social media events, and the esteemed black tie ACE Award Gala, an annual tribute to the leaders of the accessory industry.
TECHNOLOGY / MEDIA / TELECOM
Richard Windsor CEO of Radio Free Mobile Radio Free Mobile is a research company that specializes in the digital mobile ecosystem. Richard was a sell side equity analyst for 16 years and since 2012 he has set up his own independent research company called Radio Free Mobile. RFM's research is mostly purchased by the C-suite of large technology companies. RFM counts IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, MediaTek, SoftBank, NTTDoCoMo, Telia, Accenture and others among its research subscribers.
During Richard's 11 years at Nomura Securities, Richard focused on the equity coverage of the Global Technology sector in Equities. For the first 8 years he covered Global Telecom Equipment as a lead analyst and included Nokia, Motorola, Lucent, Qualcomm, Ericsson, Filtronic, Alcatel-Lucent among his company coverage. During that time, Richard began looking at Handset software and over a period of 5 years became an industry leader in the space and is regularly consulted by small companies, start-ups, VCs for strategic input and views on where both the mobile phone industry and the handset software space ar headed. Richard has strived to maintain an independent and objective view. RFM looks at the entire spectrum of devices (including automotive) which also includes the Internet companies. This will give visibility on where to place the strategic bets for the future. This includes in depth views on Apple, Google, Facebook, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Amazon, Microsoft as well as in depth analysis of artificial intelligence, automotive and the Chinese market. RFM also has the capacity to offer detailed shipment numbers for smartphones, tablets & PCs by country, manufacturer, price category and model. More information is available on request.
Berlin Global Advisors (BGA) Geopolitical Risk Advisors
Berlin Global Advisors (BGA) provides geopolitical risk analysis, political due diligence and private diplomacy for financial investors and corporate clients. We help asset managers, boards and executives to navigate an increasingly complex and uncertain world as new international political and regulatory dynamics impact strategic planning, global trade, mergers & acquisitions, foreign direct investments and public markets. Our geopolitical risk analysis and political due diligence team offer specialist research and foresight on international security, country risks, trade disputes, energy markets, merger control, FDI regimes or cyber security. Our Private Diplomacy Service team supports clients navigating the decision-making processes in Berlin, Paris, London, Brussels, Washington, Beijing, Tokyo, Delhi or Riyadh to defend or promote their interests in these and other capitals.
We deliver these services globally through a platform we have built over a decade: BGA Partners located in Berlin, London and New York bring in their experience from asset management, investment banking and business consulting. They work hand in hand with a group of 30 BGA Advisors that held key positions in diplomacy, government, military, think tanks and regulatory bodies in Europe, the U.S., Asia and Africa and curate bespoke teams for each individual client situation. In addition, we are supported by 200 BGA Associates, vetted policy and regulatory experts in all major markets. This combination is unique and sets us apart from other policy advisory firms.