Willis Sparks

Director of Global Macro, Eurasia Group

Willis Sparks is a director with Eurasia Group, one of the world’s leading global political risk research and consulting firms. Mr. Sparks focuses on top global political risks as well as U.S. politics and elections. He also works directly with Eurasia Group’s president, Ian Bremmer, on a variety of macro-political risk projects.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group in 2005, Mr. Sparks worked at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he wrote about transnational terrorism and U.S. national security. He regularly gives presentations on trends in international politics for investor and corporate audiences in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Sparks has a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He also earned a master’s degree in International Relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from Brown University and is a graduate of the Juilliard School.