Dan Tawfik is a Principal in Global Risk Analysis, and is based in our New York City office. He specializes in strategic engagements with our largest corporate and investment clients as they evaluate and manage political risk and opportunity.
- Political and Economic Risk Consulting
- Delivering Growth and Opportunity
Dan Tawfik is a Principal in Global Risk Analysis, and is based in our New York City office. He specializes in strategic engagements with our largest corporate and investment clients as they evaluate and manage political risk and opportunity. Dan also teaches graduate level geopolitical risk management as an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, and through an annual course at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Examples of Dan’s work include:
- Serving as senior-lead on multiple political consulting and advisory engagements, focusing on corporate geopolitical strategy, country and government engagement planning and execution, and regulatory and policy risk management issues.
- Providing executive-level instruction in best-practice political risk management and organization, 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. In the 8 years 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 has consulted on projects including a presidential election in Uganda, and another on 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.