Daniel Wang

Director

Shanghai

Daniel Wang is a Director of Global Client Services for Control Risks Greater China and North Asia. In this role, he leads a team to assist Chinese companies to minimise risk and maximise opportunity in their international investments, through providing integrated solutions spanning risk analysis, risk governance consultancy and training, kidnap response, crisis management, and practical security services.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Security Training
  • Political and Economic Risk Consulting
  • Political Risk Governance Programmes


Daniel Wang is a Director of Global Client Services for Control Risks Greater China and North Asia. In this role, he leads a team to assist Chinese companies to minimise risk and maximise opportunity in their international investments, through providing integrated solutions spanning risk analysis, risk governance consultancy and training, kidnap response, crisis management, and practical security services. Working closely with Control Risks’ global offices, Daniel frequently travels to complex environments including Iraq, South Sudan, Nigeria, Chad, the UAE, Myanmar, and Russia.


Examples of Daniel’s recent work include:
  • Assisted a leading seismic company in China to find solutions for its most difficult and complex challenges worldwide, drawing on embedded consulting, executive protection, and security design and solutions.
  • Organised and delivered regular security management training in the UK and Dubai for senior managers from a world-class pipeline company.
  • Worked with a major Chinese oil and gas company in Iraq to carry out threat assessments and security reviews, and provide on-the-ground armed protection services.
  • Provided risk assessment and mitigation plans for one of the largest Chinese state-owned enterprises during a kidnapping crisis in West Africa.


Before joining Control Risks, Daniel was a senior manager for Technomic Asia, a US strategic consulting firm serving Fortune 500 companies and SMEs that operate in China. His work involved consulting with senior executives across industries including healthcare, FMCG, hospitality, electronics and energy, on a diverse range of complex issues from market entry, business intelligence, strategic advice and benchmarking, to commercial due diligence and M&A consulting.

Daniel holds a master’s of business administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a bachelor of arts in English literature from Zhejiang University. He is a native Chinese speaker and fluent in English.

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