Nathan Picarsic is a co-founder of Horizon Advisory, a geopolitical consultancy. His work focuses on the development of competitive strategies that help businesses, investors, and governmental actors navigate economic, technological, and political change. His analysis of topics ranging from geopolitical competition to international human rights abuses has been profiled in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post, among other leading international outlets.His expertise has been cited by outlets ranging from Vice to Barron's and he has testified before the US-China Economic Security and Review Commission on US-China relations and the strategic role of capital markets. He serves as a mentor and advisor to technology startups at Carnegie Mellon University’s Project Olympus. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College and has completed executive education programs through Harvard Business School and the Defense Acquisition University.
This panel will provide a forum to discuss the initial impact of the ban on polysilicon imports linked to Hoshine Silicon Industry. Reports indicate that solar modules have already been detained by customs officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). What impact is this having on construction of new projects? How should project sponsors approach the issue and how are suppliers dealing with the WRO?