Andrew leads Control Risks’ political, security and operational analysis on Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories. He contributes to our CORE online platform and provides bespoke assessments for clients across a range of sectors.
Recent tasks that Andrew has worked on include:
Before he joined Control Risks, Andrew worked at a development consultancy focused on the Middle East, where he focused on radicalisation, countering violent extremism and conflict early warning systems for international NGOs, unilateral bodies, and governmental development bodies. He also worked for an Arab trade representative body, working closely with companies from a range of sectors as well as Arab governments and trade organisations. Prior to this he was an editor and writer for the first independent English-language newspaper in Syria.
Andrew holds an MA in Middle Eastern and North African Studies from Stockholm University, and a BA in Arabic from the University of Exeter. He has lived in Syria and travelled throughout the Levant and Egypt. Andrew’s language skills include Arabic and Swedish.