Dan Tawfik

Principal

New York

Dan Tawfik is based in New York and specialises in strategic engagements with our largest corporate and investment clients as they evaluate and manage political risk and opportunity. Dan is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University where he teaches Political Risk Management.

  • Americas
  • New York
  • Creating a Resilient Organisation
  • Delivering Growth and Opportunity


Dan Tawfik is based in New York and specialises in strategic engagements with our largest corporate and investment clients as they evaluate and manage political risk and opportunity. Dan is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University where he teaches Political Risk Management.


Examples of Dan’s work include:
  • Serving as senior-lead on multiple political consulting and advisory engagements with a focus on corporate geopolitical strategy; country and government engagement planning and execution; regulatory and policy risk management issues.  
  • Providing executive-level instruction in best-practice political risk management and organisation, including delivery of tailored modules and analysis ‘tool-kits’ for senior leaders across functional responsibilities at large multinationals.  
  • Building thought-leadership and white-paper analysis around geopolitical, country, sector, and firm-level political risk, including participating as an expert speaker at private and industry events.    


Prior to Control Risks, Dan was a Director at Eurasia Group, where he managed the firm’s largest global client relationships and many key growth initiatives, including executive education in political risk management. Before that, Dan managed the Americas transaction team at Iridium Partners, a boutique Investment Bank and Private Equity advisory. Previously, Dan worked as an Associate in the Corporate Development group of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and consulted on projects including a presidential election in Uganda and public-private financing with the United Nations. Dan holds a BA in Macro Economics from New York University, an MS in International Affairs from the New School, and speaks Spanish.

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