Eddie Everett is Chief Executive Officer, Products and Partnerships for Control Risks’ Client Management function, with oversight of the company’s business development and account management activities worldwide. He assumed this role and a seat on Control Risks’ Executive Committee in 2011, after several years as Director of the Client Management function in the Americas region.
Eddie joined Control Risks in 2004 as Operations Manager for Control Risks in Bogotá and later in Mexico City. He opened the Houston office in 2006. Throughout his time with the company he has spearheaded several key initiatives, including Control Risks’ strategic alliance with International SOS and the business development strategy for the company’s Legal Technologies practice. In his current role, Eddie works with practice and regional leadership teams to best utilise Control Risks’ global resources and develop solutions that are tailored to clients’ most complex problems around the world.
Eddie is a former Major in the British Royal Marine Commandos, with 12 years of active service. He completed operational tours of duty in Northern Ireland and Bosnia and an exchange with the Australian Special Forces. He also completed two tours of duty specializing in the management, training and restructuring of the UK’s critical nuclear installations, where he received detailed training in anti-terrorism operations and asset protection.