long-and-short-of-itIndependent Political Analyst & acclaimed Keynote Speaker Daniel Silke now presents a new presentation aimed at a wide range of conferences, conventions and related events.

Economic and political analysis can be based on either short-term projections or medium-to-long term trends. In “The Long & the Short of It”, Silke presents an expert global economic and political overview of where the world is at right now and prospects for the future. Based upon in-depth research utilising top economic and statistical sources, Silke applies his renowned analytical skills to advise on the future of the global political economy and prospects for the United States, China, the BRICS countries and Emerging/Frontier Markets. Special attention will be paid to the African growth story with trend pointers for the medium to longer term. Finally, Silke analyses the South African political economy and its pitfalls and prospects for the future including the political outlook for the next 5 years. With a focus on both short and long-term strategic projections, this exciting keynote informs and entertains in the engaging and accessible style that has made Silke one of the country’s most sought-after corporate speakers and media commentators. An essential addition to any conference in 2014.

Daniel Silke Short Bio:

Daniel Silke is recognised as one of South Africa’s leading Political Analysts, Futurists and most passionate Keynote Speakers. As Director of the Political Futures Consultancy & faculty consultant for Duke Corporate Education, Silke serves a host of major blue-chip companies with outstanding keynotes and workshops aimed at the convention, conference and events industries. He has 15 years experience in delivering stimulating, entertaining and insightful presentations on South African, African and Global political and economic trends. His client list includes Oracle, CISCO, PwC, MTN, KPMG, FirstRand, Grant Thornton, Deloittes, Distell, Momentum, Sanlam, Estee Lauder, FNB, SunGard, Barclays and ABSA. Silke is the author of the acclaimed book Tracking the Future: Top trends that will shape South Africa and the World and regularly appears on CNBC Africa, and ENCA while his comments are carried by Bloomberg, AFP, Deutsche Welle, the BBC, 702, Classic FM, the SABC and in Business Day .