Frank-Jürgen Richter

Frank-Jürgen Richter

Frank-Jürgen Richter at the "Horasis India Meeting" in 2010
Born 1967
Nationality German
Occupation Chairman Horasis

Frank-Jürgen Richter (born 1967) is a German entrepreneur and currently the Chairman of Horasis. He has served in that role since he founded the organization.

Business meetings

In 2005, Richter founded Horasis, a Zürich-based international organization committed to enact visions for a sustainable future - building it into today's global platform for cooperation between emerging and developed markets.[1] Richter works with top business, political and intellectual leaders around the world.[2][3][4][5][6] He advises governments and private sector organizations on issues such as globalization, trade, and sustainable development.[4][7]

Education and professional life

Frank-Jürgen Richter holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Stuttgart (Germany) after studying business administration and mechanical engineering in Germany, France and Japan.

From 1996 until 2000, he lived and worked in Asia where he developed and managed a European Multinationals' Asian operations, and then became a Director of the World Economic Forum from 2001 to 2004.[8] Following the incorporation of Horasis in 2005 he has been a frequent international traveler, researcher and commentator as well as leading the annual Business Meetings mentioned above.

Commentary and publications

Richter is a frequent public speaker and expert on the media circuit.[9][10] He is an active scholar and has authored and edited 37 books and numerous articles on global strategy and Asian business.[11][12][13][14][15] highlighted the Asian business environment and how Asian firms bounced back from the 1998 Asian crisis. His writings have appeared in the financial and regional press such as The International Herald Tribune.

He has addressed audiences at the Brookings Institution, Harvard University, Beijing University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Royal Institute of International Affairs, and several high-level corporate events.[16] He has been interviewed by several publications, and appeared on CNN, BBC, CNBC, CCTV (China Central Television) as well as The Voice of America (VOA).[17][18][19]


  1. (2009-11-18). "News :: The Continued Rise of the Rest". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  2. 17. November 2009. "Konjunktur: Platzt in China die nächste Blase? - Ausland - Politik - Wirtschaftswoche" (in German). Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  3. (2011-04-13). "Limassol summit focuses on Cyprus-Russia financial prospects". Horasis. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  4. 1 2 Global Asia TV. "Arkady Dvorkovich with Frank-Jurgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  5. "The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Edmond Haxhinasto Received the President of " Horasis"". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  6. "Small is also beautiful". 2011-10-29. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  7. (2007-09-22). "News :: China-Europe Connector". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  8. "The World Trade Review". The World Trade Review. 2003-11-15. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  9. (2009-11-23). "News :: Trade Protectionism". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  10. "Mutual funds step up selling". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  11. "Six Billion Minds: Managing Outsourcing in the Global Knowledge Economy: Mark Minevich, Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter, Faisal Hoque: 9781596224278: Books". 2006-04-30. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  12. "Global Future: The Next Challenge for Asian Business: Arnoud DeMeyer, Peter Williamson, Frank-Jürgen Richter, Pamela C. M. Mar: 9780470821305: Books". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  13. "India Rising: Emergence of a New World Power: Colette Mathur, Frank-Jürgen Richter, Tarun Das: 9789812611963: Books". 2005-11-30. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  14. "China: Enabling a New Era of Changes: Pamela C. M. Mar, Frank-Jürgen Richter: 9780470820865: Books". 2003-04-15. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  15. Frank Richter (Author) (2000-09-30). "The Asian Economic Catharsis: How Asian Firms Bounce Back from Crisis: Frank Richter: 9781567203776: Books". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  16. "Frank-Jürgen Richter". Urban Forum. 2011-10-29. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  17. "Indian companies to benefit from EU crisis: Expert". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  18. Global Asia TV. "Frank-Jürgen Richter, presidente de Horasis". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  19. "Interview with Dr. Frank Jurgen Richter, President of Horasis". Retrieved 2014-08-14.
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