Alexey Eremenko is a senior consultant in the Russia & CIS Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence (CFI) practice, based in Moscow. He has advised a diverse range of clients on business intelligence, investigative due diligence and business conflicts across the region, and works extensively on sanctions-related assignments.
Recent tasks that Alexey has worked on include:
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; the English desk of the Russian newswire service RIA Novosti; and the Moscow bureau of American television network NBC News.
Alexey has worked with leading Russian newsmakers, including government officials, and travelled extensively across Russia, obtaining an in-depth understanding of the country leadership’s policies and their influence on the Russian business environment, and Russia’s political development and relations with neighbouring countries. He has also covered the CIS and reported on Russian foreign affairs, working in Syria, Afghanistan, Iran, Sub-Saharan Africa, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Alexey 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 media regulation practices of the Russian government. A native Russian, he also speaks fluent English and German, as well as some Norwegian, and reads Icelandic and Ukrainian.