Armand Gadoury


  • Training and Development Solutions
  • Kidnap, Extortion and Threat Response
  • Business Continuity Management

Armand Gadoury is a Partner and serves as the global head of Control Risks’ Membership program. He is responsible for both sales and operations, ensuring a growing number of Members receive preparedness and response services to mitigate a wide range of security and integrity risks.  He is an expert in crisis management and serves as a trusted advisor to senior leadership teams of companies representing all sizes and industries.

Examples of Armand's work include:
  • Led the development, launch and growth of Control Risks’ Membership program. Members engage Control Risks’ support on a subscription basis, giving them access to the entirety of Control Risks’ worldwide capability as often as it is needed for a fixed annual fee, with rapid and streamlined procurement processes.
  • Armand also leads Control Risks’ Security Incident Response program which provides clients with similar benefits to Membership except clients contract with Control Risks indirectly through an insurance policy offered by Control Risks’ strategic partner, Hiscox.
  • Armand has led hundreds of complex and sensitive response engagements worldwide for physical security issues like destructive riots, extortion, and workplace violence; information security issues such as cyber compromise, social engineering, and unauthorized disclosure; and integrity-related investigations for incidents of bribery, money-laundering, and embezzlement.

Before joining Control Risks, Armand led crisis management consultancy Clayton International until the firm was acquired by Control Risks and Armand followed the acquisition as key management personnel. Before entering the private sector, Armand commanded Special Forces teams and a special mission unit in the United States military. He holds a Bachelor of Science from West Point and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Georgetown University. He earned a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2006, a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation from ASIS in 2007, and a Governance Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP) certification in 2015.


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