Talal Malik is the Chairman and CEO of Alpha1Corp, a strategic adviser to governments, companies and institutions around the world and a dedicated humanitarian. Under Alpha1Corp, a global conglomerate, he has founded and chaired many companies in the fields of education, strategic consulting, private equity, real estate, travel and tourism, media and entertainment and technology. As a trusted adviser, he has been recognised by seven of the G20 Head of State Offices, the Royal Courts of the Arabian Peninsula, and many of the world’s leading corporations, institutions, businessmen, investors and philanthropists. Previously, he was the senior management adviser to McKinsey & Company on the Middle East from 2008 to 2014. As a humanitarian, he has worked in consultation with the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary General on the Sustainable Development Goals since 2014. His global thought leadership work includes writing on the rise of China, its relationship with the Middle East and its global influence, technology disruption, the United Nations and the Sustainable Development Goals, Brexit, the election of US President Donald Trump, The World Economic Forum, Davos, the Accession of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia as well as discovering one’s life purpose.