We are very pleased that Michael Perkinson, Managing Director, Chief of Staff to the Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, will speak at Arctic Frontiers Business. Mr. Perkinson joined Guggenheim in 2012. He has a 25-year track record as a United States naval officer, a US diplomat and a partner in a consultancy company focused on providing advisory services to businesses in emerging markets. He has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East and was a diplomat in the People’s Republic of China for five years. Perkinson has also been an advisor to several Western intelligence services. Most recently, he was a partner with Veracity Worldwide, LLC, where he founded the China practice.
Mr. Perkinson received his B.A. in Political Science from The American University, studied Chinese Politics at the Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies and earned an M.S. in Finance from Johns Hopkins University. He is a native of Newport, Rhode Island, lives in Santa Monica, California and speaks Mandarin.