The Octavian Report: by leaders, for leaders.

We are a publication specifically designed for decision-makers. We seek actionable information and insight both to help you navigate our complex world and to enrich your life.

Our contributors include George P. Shultz, one of the most consequential statesmen of the 20th century, influential titan of central banking Mervyn King, and chess champion and human-right activist Garry Kasparov, along with former Spanish Prime Minister José Maria Aznar, renowned economist Nouriel Roubini, famed market observer Jim Grant, and commodities guru Thomas Kaplan. We’ve shared insights from veteran policy minds like William PerryRichard N. HaassElliott Abrams, Dennis Ross, Kenneth M. Pollack, and Emma Sky and innovative thinkers like Omar Saif Ghobash, Alyssa Ayres, Anand Menon, Sue Mi Terry, Cass Sunstein, Tal Ben Shahar, and Steven A. Cook.

Launched from Octavian Advisors, our hedge fund business, the Report has also featured a plethora of high-performing investment opportunities and risks including a dry bulker poised to play a shipping turnaround, an African gold miner that seems to levitate with global political uncertainty, a short credit way to hedge Russian adventurism, one of the cheapest gold miners in the U.S., a risk-free way to earn an extra one percent on cash, and a fund in a fully non-correlated asset class.

We’ve highlighted risks ranging from the the darker side of driverless cars to the rise of extremism in Europe to water security to the dangers of electromagnetic pulses. We’ve offered up lessons on leadership drawn from the lives of Cyrus the Great, Andrew Carnegie, Napoleon, and Julius Caesar and recommendations on great works by van Gogh, Velázquez, Hemingway, Cervantes, Tolstoy, and Picasso.

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Anne Applebaum
José Maria Aznar
Charlene Barshefsky
Max Boot
Ian Bremmer
Steven A. Cook
John Currin
Thomas Demand
James Grant
Annie Jacobsen
Garry Kasparov
Kenneth M. Pollack
Nouriel Roubini
Dennis Ross
Stacy Schiff
Michael Steinhardt
Emma Sky
Ilan Stavans