During the annual travel risk outlook, International SOS's experts talked about this year’s crises, what the outlook for travel risk and global mobility in 2020 is, and key global issues and emerging trends.

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International SOS highlighted the Asia Pacific region and the results of the Ipsos 2020 Trends Watch study. The panel of medical, security, travel risk and global mobility professionals to presented the TRO2020 findings.  

•       Dr Natalie Yuen, Deputy Medical Director, International SOS

•       James Robertson, Regional Security Director

•       Simon Francis, Director Risk Services

Topics covered included: 

  • Global risks and geopolitical shifts (considered the greatest risk area)
  • Safety and security
  • Health and wellbeing (mental health issues increasing in importance, infectious diseases on the risk)
  • Environmental issues (climate change increasing the occurrence of these)
  • Cultural issues

Attendees also received a copy of our annual Travel Risk Map and the research report.


Aysegul Kayahan

Director, Relocation Specialists

Aysegul Kayahan, managing director of Relocation Specialists in Queensland and Victoria has been in the global mobility industry since 1993. Aysegul started the Forum for Expatriate Management community in Australia in early 2012, with chapters in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. From February 2015 to January 2017, Aysegul was appointed to the role of global chair of Chapter Leads for the Forum for Expatriate Management.

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