Struck by the Pandemic

Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity

Welcome to Our new World. Embrace it. If our Instagram and Twitter bios are a measure of how we self-identify, I’m probably an eternal optimist,...

Struck by the Pandemic: Editorial

In the space of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged much of the world into a state suspended paralysis. The crisis...

Introduction to Our World’s ‘Struck by the Pandemic’ Edition

The COVID19 pandemic has been described by many, including leading health experts, international organisations and political leaders around the world, as the greatest challenge...

Hauling US Banking Infrastructure

The COVID-19 pandemic is confronting us at every level of the global economy. We have never seen the economy shutdown at this scale and...

Take Africa into Consideration

After an intense day, one of the many of my business activities that complete more than 50 years, yet at the same time, different...

Green Recovery, Energy Transition and Gender Equality: A Triple Target for Europe

Amid the coronavirus induced crisis, Europe is striving to keep the momentum around the ambitious new green growth strategy set out in the European...

International Education and a Pandemic Crisis

While the international press, politicians, national leaders and a wide range of commentators and soothsayers address the issues of the global pandemic, an “industry”...

Envelopes Resist Crises

Mail is a thing of the past, some would say. In today’s digitalized world of instant communication, letters may seem superfluous. Think again. Almost...

Public Services and Services of General Interest on the Frontline Against COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak, and the response to safeguard public health by limiting social life, has been one of the most violent shocks in recent...

Digital Greece: Turning Crisis into Opportunity

In his 1959 speech, John F. Kennedy famously said: “When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters - one represents...