Daniel Maclachlan


  • Asia Pacific
  • Geopolitical & strategic risk advisory
  • Ethics, Compliance and Governance
  • Due Diligence
Singapore +65 6227 2038 Email

Dan is a Principal in the South-East Asia business at Control Risks. He is responsible for the development of the business in South-East Asia, managing key client relationships and partnerships, and advising senior business leaders on areas of risk that impact their operations. He has over 14 years of experience, including 9 years in South-East Asia where he has helped organisations plan market entry strategies and manage geopolitical, compliance and regulatory issues. Dan has spoken at risk management conferences around the region and conducted workshops on integrity and due diligence. 

Recent tasks that Dan has worked on include:

  • Leading a C-suite advisory service for local and multinational organisations and government agencies to help them navigate the latest economic, political and market trends impacting the business environment in Asia Pacific. 
  • Advising on and implementing third-party risk management programs and anti-bribery and corruption policies for multinational corporations. 
  • Helping boards and senior executive leadership of global and regional companies formulate their ESG and investment strategies in Asia Pacific. 
  • Before joining Control Risks Dan worked at the Asia Pacific advisory service for The Economist Group. Leading its commercial strategy, Dan drove the content and thought leadership agenda working with influential C-level executives in the region. Prior to that Dan has held leadership positions at a Singapore headquartered compliance technology business and with a global leader in publishing, business intelligence and data. 

    Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in Politics & Developments Studies from the University of Sussex.

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