Resolving Critical Issues and Crises

From perspective to stability, execution and recovery


Resolving Critical Issues and Crises



It is profoundly disruptive and potentially traumatic when something happens that strikes at the nervous system of an organisation. Employees, shareholders and stakeholders are all affected. The suspicion of malfeasance, a dispute, or an attack on your systems, assets and people must not create paralysis or rash decisions. A quick, sure-footed response and recovery are vital.


Experience and Expertise

Resolving critical events and crises is a core part of Control Risks’ DNA, forged over 40 years during which we have helped more than 5500 clients in nearly 150 countries. Whether you are facing a complex crisis in an opaque jurisdiction or an imminent threat to life, we can help you navigate the most difficult of circumstances.

Preparation and readiness underpin the most successful response and recovery strategies, but whatever the situation, Control Risks has the required expertise and experience. Our global specialists include critical event management, crisis management and security consultants, investigators, protective agents, forensic accountants, cyber incident responders, technology experts, product recall professionals, workplace violence consultants and problem solvers.

Perspective and Stability

When faced with a critical event or crisis, we establish perspective to help clients understand the dynamics in the relevant jurisdictions. We bring measured, calm and seasoned judgement to the most stressful of situations combined with the ability – honed over decades of practical crisis handling – to lower the emotional temperature and bring order to chaos. We then set the right platform for decision making and ensure the necessary resources are brought to bear before deploying teams to execute the response.

Throughout each stage of our support to clients, Control Risks is thinking about not just the response itself, but the longer term business recovery. We work with you as business returns to normal to assess the response and capitalise on lessons learned to ensure that you emerge stronger.


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Recovering from a crisis

At our founding in 1975, Control Risks’ mission was to help organizations respond to and recover from acute crises. Since then we have partnered with our clients to meet the challenges of a wide range of disruptive events across more than 150 countries.