Tim Stanley

Senior Partner

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Tim Stanley is a Senior Partner for Russia/CIS, based in Control Risks’ Moscow office and responsible for all Control Risks’ activities in the region. Tim first worked at Control Risks between 2004 and 2008, initially in New York where he worked in business development and project management, and latterly running the London-based team of corporate investigators working in Russia and across the region. He is a regional faculty member for the in-house Consultant Development Programme and a certified Governance, Risk and Compliance professional.

Tim’s recent projects include:

  • Multi-jurisdictional $200m fraud investigation for a major European investment bank

  • Assisting and advising a leading international law firm with its on-boarding procedures for clients from Russia and the CIS 

  • FCPA-focused due diligence for a global IT consulting firm on a potential acquisition target in southern Russia

Before assuming his current role, Tim lead the Moscow-based Corporate Intelligence team for a ‘Big Four’ firm, responsible for due diligence, fraud investigations, and compliance programmes for foreign and local investors in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and across the CIS. While there he supervised the development and launch of a new technology-based fraud investigation tool.

Tim holds a degree in Modern Languages and Literature (Russian/Spanish) from University College, Oxford; an MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.; and a Certificate in International Business Diplomacy from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. He is an experienced election observer for the EU and OSCE and has participated in election missions in Africa, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Tim speaks good Russian and Spanish, and some French and Portuguese.