Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.

Our unique combination of services, geographical reach and the trust our clients place in us ensure we can help them to effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.

  • Peru: Economic reform package to lighten tax, regulatory burden, may expose extractive sectors to increased reputational risk
  • Cameroon: Attack on police station underscores threat from Nigerian Islamist militant group in Extreme North
  • Mexico: Blockade of Tabasco oil wells highlights longstanding environmental concerns, related social threats
  • Turkey: Fine imposed on pharmaceutical company signals continued EU scrutiny on anti-competitive practices
  • Mid East & N Africa: Rocket strike from Lebanon into Israel unlikely to herald regional escalation of Israel/Hamas conflict
  • Slovenia: Lengthy coalition negotiations likely after early parliamentary elections
  • Syria: Election of leader of exiled political opposition unlikely to have significant impact on conflict dynamics
  • Burundi: Denial of bail to rights activist highlights increasing government authoritarianism
  • China: Shanghai, Guangdong protests highlight local-level tensions over labour, environmental issues
  • Nigeria: Kidnap of Rivers state lawmaker signals likely increase in criminal tactics ahead of 2015 elections
  • Ukraine: Attack on airport underlines rebels’ continuing resistance, slow progress of government forces
  • Bangladesh: Scenarios: Consolidation of power sees more stability but more authoritarian governance
  • Afghanistan: Taliban attacks underscore continuing threat to state, security and civilian targets
  • Panama: Border agency report highlights presence of international organised criminal groups
  • Ecuador: Security indicators underline complex situation in border regions with Colombia
  • Papua New Guinea: Japanese prime minister’s visit shows political crisis will not hinder gas investment

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