The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) was once again held in Davos, Switzerland. But this was a meeting unlike any other, as the picture above suggests. But the differences ran much deeper than the weather and the significantly reduced participation at this “Spring Davos”. Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, growing anxiety about a global recession and lingering concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, there was certainly an undercurrent of pessimism to this year’s meeting. But there were plenty of silver linings, if you looked hard enough..