The Neo-Renaissance

27 - 28 January 2021 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia​​

The FII Institute hosted the Fourth Edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), a multi-hub conference held under the theme of “The Neo-Renaissance” that engaged leaders, investors and policymakers as they reimagined the global economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference was held in Riyadh from January 27-28, 2021, with speakers joining physically and virtually from the FII satellites in New York, Paris, Beijing and Mumbai.

Thank you for participating in the 4th Edition of FII. If you would like to watch the sessions again, Day 1 is available in English, Arabic and French. Day 2 is available in English, Arabic and French​.

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The Best of FII 4th Edition in 8 minutes

Opening remarks- H.E. Yasir Al Rumayyan- FII Fourth Edition- Day 1

Unveiling the Riyadh Vision - In conversation- H.R.H. Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud and Senator Matteo Renzi- FII Fourth Edition- Day 2

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FII Book
As is tradition, we have published a book ahead of FII. In "The Neo-Renaissance," we explore the theme of FII 4th Edition as it's realized through trailblazers like Jane Goodall, Dr. Peter H. Diamandis and young entrepreneurs who are striving to make a difference through the latest technology. We also look back at past FII events and toward the future of what we hope to accomplish at the FII Institute.
To read our FII Book, click HERE


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FII 2021 Legacy

​Take a look at the last edition of FII.​​​

The Neo-Renaissance: How will investment shape a rebirth of the global economy- H.E. Yasir Al Rumayyan, Ray Dalio, Laurence D. Fink, Dr. Thomas P. Gottstein, David Rubenstein and David M. Solomon- FII Fourth Edition- Day 1

Leveling up: How will a new era of interdependence reinvigorate international investment?- H.E. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, H.E. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem- FII Fourth Edition- Day 1

Health of nations:A CEO’s guide to investing in the next decade of global health- Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, H.E. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Dr. Bernd Montag and Dr. Ali Parsadoust- FII Fourth Edition- Day 1

2021 Speaker Testimonials

Koji Fujiwara

President & CEO, Mizuho Bank - FII 4th Edition

Mike Kanetsugu

President and CEO, MUFG - FII 4th Edition

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO - FII 4th Edition

Philippe Brassac

Chief Executive, Crédit Agricole - FII 4th Edition

Dr. Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director , Climate Policy Initiative - FII 4th Edition

Cyba Audi

Senior News Anchor, Asharq News - FII 4th Edition

David Rosenberg

Founder & CEO of Aerofarms - FII 4th Edition

Makoto Takashima

President and CEO Sumitomo, Mitsui Banking Corporation - FII 4th Edition

H.E. Khaldoon Al Mubarak

MD and Group CEO, Mubadala Investment Company - FII 4th Edition

Tong Li

CEO, BOC International Holdings Limited - FII 4th Edition

H.E. Soraya Hakizumuremyi

Minister of Trade and Industry, Rwanda - FII 4th Edition

H.E. Laurent Fabius

Former President, COP21 Paris Agreement France - FII 4th Edition

H.R.H. Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud

Ambassador to the US, KSA - FII 4th Edition

Joshua Friedman

Co-Founder, Canyon Partners - FII 4th Edition

Peggy Johnson

CEO, Magic Leap - FII 4th Edition

Shemara Wikramanayake

Managing Director and CEO, Macquarie Group - FII 4th Edition

Tadashi Maeda

Governor of Japan Bank for International Cooperation - FII 4th Edition

Paul Holthus

President and CEO World Ocean Council - FII 4th Edition