Speakers

MR. HANNES MEISSNER

Senior Researcher and Lecturer in the Competence Centre for Black Sea Region Studies at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and a lecturer at the University of Vienna


SPEAKING SESSIONS

Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

Parallel Session D: Law and Investment on One Belt One Road and China's Outward Investment Strategy: Implications and Issues for Belt and Road Countries | 3.30 pm - 4.45 pm


Hannes Meissner is a senior researcher and lecturer in the Competence Centre for Black Sea Region Studies at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and a lecturer at the University of Vienna. His research focuses on informal aspects of rule, political risks for international businesses and their coping strategies. In this regard, he also advises multinational companies with their entering into markets with political risk exposure. In 2012, Hannes Meissner was awarded a doctoral degree (PhD) in political science with distinction „magna cum laude” by the University of Hamburg. During his PhD studies (2007-2012) he took part in the PhD programmes of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen. In 2008, he was granted a three-year full scholarship by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Hannes Meissner has a longstanding track-record in carrying out field researches, in particular in Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Georgia and Ukraine. He recently published an edited volume by Routledge, titled “State Capture, Political Risks and International Business.”