Alexey Eremenko

Associate Director

  • Europe
  • Managing political risk
  • Market Entry/Exit Risk Assessment
  • Political and Country Risk
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Alexey is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ Europe geopolitical and country risk team. He covers the post-Soviet region, with a special focus on Russia and Central Asia. He advises a diverse range of clients on political, operational, security, and sanctions risks in the region. 

Recent tasks that Alexey has worked on include:

  • Scenario planning and threat analysis of the Russia-Ukraine conflict for both regional and global clients  
  • Assessment of the political dynamics in Kazakhstan following public unrest in January 2022 and the subsequent government response 
  • Risk assessment for a leading global energy company planning a trip by a senior executive to a former Soviet country 
  • Prior to joining Control Risks, Alexey spent more than a decade as a journalist in Moscow, providing coverage for Russian and foreign media outlets, including Russia’s only English-language daily newspaper, The Moscow Times, as well as NBC’s Moscow bureau. He was formerly a Senior Consultant in Control Risks’ business intelligence practice. 

    He defended a PhD at the Institute for General History at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. He also completed a research fellowship at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in Oxford, where he analysed the media regulation practices of the Russian government.  

    He speaks English, Russian, German, and some Norwegian. He reads Icelandic and Ukrainian. 

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