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Nicolas Firzli

World Pensions Council

M. Nicolas J. Firzli is Director-General of the World Pensions Council (WPC), the international association of pension and social security funds. He is a graduate of Canada’s McGill University (Statistics & Financial Economics), an alumnus of the HEC School of Management (MBA Corporate Strategy & Marketing) and the University of Paris Law School (LL.M. Corporate Law, summa cum laude) and has conducted research at the University of Louvain (UCL) Doctoral School of Economics and Management in Waals Brabant.

Mr. Firzli is Co-Chair of the World Pensions Forum (WPF) held annually in a G7 capital, coordinator of the quadrennial Asia+ Asset Owners Summit (AOS) organized in collaboration with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), and Cofounding Member & Advisory Councillor of the World Bank Group Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF).

Mr. Firzli is a regular contributor to various think-tanks and media outlets, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN), the French Society of Financial Analysts’ (SFAF) Revue Analyse Financière, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA/CFA New York), Dow Jones Financial News, the Reuters newswire, Euromoney magazine and Asharq-Al-Awsat, the newspaper of record in the MENA area. He has (co)authored key notions  such  as “The Pension Wealth of Nations”, “Modern Trusteeship and Fiduciary Capitalism”, “Country  Risk and Territorial  Attractiveness”, “Real  Assets  and  the Quest  for  Yields”, “Infrastructure as an Asset Class”, “ESG Shifting the Trillions”, “Post-Globalization”, “The New Silk Road & the Eurasian Continuum” and “The SDG–Driven Firm of the Future”.


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