Appreciating divergent, evolving political cultures and managing the resulting political risk has become key for any business operating globally.

Famke Krumbmüller

EY EMEIA Leader, Geostrategic Business Group

Multilingual political analyst and strategist focused on helping businesses understand and manage politics. Passionate about European and global politics, business, innovation and entrepreneurship.

In her role as an Executive Director in the Geostrategic Business Group, Famke provides EY’s clients and teams with actionable political insights to help them understand how politics impacts their business, and think about strategies to anticipate and manage political risk.

Before joining EY, Famke headed a Paris-based, innovative strategy consultancy in the space of political risk, public affairs and public policy which she co-founded. Previously, she was based in London and responsible for the coverage of western European countries at a renowned political risk firm.

As a Forbes Europe “Policy & Law” list-maker and regular contributor to the media, she is an experienced and recognized commentator of European politics and public speaker.

Famke’s academic background is in European Affairs and Political Economy, which she studied at Maastricht University, the London School of Economics and Sciences Po Paris.

How Famke is building a better working world

“I believe diverse political cultures are a true richness in our globalized world – in helping clients, businesses, people understand and manage them I contribute to building a better working world.

I am also committed to contributing to a more sustainable and inclusive future by leveraging and promoting diverse skills, experiences and cultural backgrounds, and promoting gender parity.”

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