Daniel Sachs

Director

Vancouver

Daniel Sachs is a Director in Control Risks’ Crisis and Resilience Consulting practice, based in Vancouver, Canada. Daniel specializes in advising corporations in the design and implementation of enterprise resilience programs to support their global operations. He acts as a strategic advisor to executive management teams on a broad range of risk and resilience matters including crisis management, business continuity and enterprise risk management.

  • Americas
  • Organisational Resilience
  • Crisis Response
  • Investment Support

Daniel Sachs is a Director in Control Risks’ Crisis and Resilience Consulting practice, based in Vancouver, Canada. Daniel specializes in advising corporations in the design and implementation of enterprise resilience programs to support their global operations. He acts as a strategic advisor to executive management teams on a broad range of risk and resilience matters including crisis management, business continuity and enterprise risk management. In addition, Daniel oversees the day-to-day management of Control Risks’ Product Risk consulting practice, which helps companies prepare for, respond to and recover from product recall events.


Examples of Daniel’s recent work include:
  • Design, development and implementation of end-to-end enterprise resilience programs for numerous multinational companies
  • Facilitation of multiple c-suite-level crisis management simulation exercises and related debrief sessions at organizations across all major industries and impact categories
  • Managing the annual maintenance of a global technology company’s business continuity management program
  • Embedded business resiliency consulting for a Chicago-based Fortune 500 financial services firm
  • Developing and implementing an enterprise risk management program for a leading bioscience research institute
  • Creating enterprise risk management operating models and implementing sustainable risk management frameworks and capabilities for clients around the world


Prior to his current position, Daniel spent six years in the Americas department of Control Risks’ geopolitical risk analysis division, serving two years in Houston, two in Mexico City and two in London. Daniel obtained an MSc in public policy and security studies from University College London. He also holds a law degree from BPP Law School and an undergraduate degree in politics and international studies from the University of Warwick. 

Daniel is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and a designated Control Risks kidnap response “hand-holder” providing first-line incident response support. He is a regular commentator on international affairs and risk management issues for a variety of international media, including Reuters, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs and Forbes.

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