Courtenay is a Principal and leads our business intelligence practice for the Middle East and North Africa from our Dubai office. He has more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors focusing on security and intelligence issues. In particular, Courtenay has extensive experience in delivering business intelligence, due diligence and corruption investigations to clients in frontier and emerging markets.
Recent tasks that Courtenay has worked on include:
Prior to joining Control Risks, Courtenay worked for a leading multinational accounting firm, leading its corporate intelligence practice for the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to this, Courtenay managed the Asia operations of an Australian security advisory firm. Courtenay has had a long career working on Middle East-related political and security issues. Before entering the private sector, he was employed with the Australian government for 13 years, including in a senior diplomatic posting to the Middle East. Courtenay holds an honours degree in engineering and has studied Arabic.