Alexandra Kellert

Senior Analyst

  • Europe
  • Managing political risk
  • Geopolitical & strategic risk advisory
  • Political and Economic Risk Monitoring
  • Country & portfolio risk benchmarking
  • Market Entry/Exit Risk Assessment

Alexandra provides security, political and operational risk analysis on countries in Western Europe and on the EU institutions. She produces regular updates for Control Risks’ online subscription services, as well as providing clients with tailored reports and consultation in response to specific queries. Her particular areas of expertise include Brexit, EU regulatory affairs, organised crime in Italy, terrorism patterns in Western Europe, and electoral politics.

Recent tasks that Alexandra has worked on include:

  • A scenario-led threat assessment on how political developments in the UK in the coming years could affect the operations of a charitable organisation.
  • A market entry report on the operating in environment in southern Italy for a manufacturing company, particularly considering threats from organised criminal groups and corruption.
  • A multi-country security-focused threat assessment for a car manufacturer operating at a number of Western European sites, making specific reference to threats at a hyper-local level.
  • Before joining Control Risks, Alexandra worked in Brussels, producing communications materials on EU policies for the European institutions. She then joined Control Risks as an editor for the Global Risk Analysis Europe team before taking up her current role as an analyst. Alexandra holds an undergraduate degree in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge and an MA in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies at King’s College London, during which she focused her research on relations between the EU and North Africa. She speaks fluent French, good Italian and basic German and Spanish.

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