Peter Zeihan

Peter Zeihan

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1973 - present

Peter Zeihan is a renowned geopolitical strategist, author, speaker, and expert in global energy, demographics, and security. He is the Founder and President of Zeihan on Geopolitics, where he combines the realities of geography and populations to provide a deep understanding of how global politics impacts markets and economic trends, to help industry leaders navigate today's mix of geopolitical risks and opportunities. Throughout his career, Peter has ranged from working for the US State Department in Australia, to the DC think tank community, to helping develop the analytical models for Stratfor, one of the world’s premier private intelligence companies. Peter is a critically-acclaimed author and frequently presents customized executive briefings  to a wide array of audiences which include, but are not limited to, financial professionals, Fortune 500 firms, energy investors, and a mix of industrial, power, agricultural and consulting associations and corporations.

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  • Peter is a global energy, demographic and security expert

  • He analyzes the realities of geography and populations to deepen the understanding of how global politics impact markets and economic trends.

  • He discusses America’s economic outlook and the future of industries such as manufacturing and agriculture.

  • He has a background in Nato Studies, Economic Development, and Asian Economic Evolutions.

  • His clients represent a vast array of sectors including energy majors, financial institutions, business associations, agricultural interests, universities and the US military.



  • Peter is a frequent guest on national and international television news shows on CNN, ABC, Fox News, and also is frequently interviewed for radio programs. 

  • He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business, Bloomberg, CNN, and MarketWatch.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision multiple times.

  • With a keen eye toward what will drive tomorrow’s headlines, his irreverent approach transforms topics that are normally dense and heavy into accessible, relevant takeaways for audiences of all types.