Emil Thor Wilson

Senior Risk Consultant

  • Global Risk and Operations Centre
  • Security Risk Management
  • Operational and Protective Services
  • Crisis Response
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Emil Thor Wilson is a Senior Risk Consultant at Control Risks ONE, Global Risk and Operations Centre (EMEA). He is a security management and crisis response professional in the security and investigations sector, with several years of analytical experience of high-risk geopolitical areas.

Emil has extensive analytical and response experience across numerous regions and topics, including war risks, kidnap-for-ransom, maritime security and piracy, extortion, and civil unrest. Operationally, Emil has deployed to several high-risk areas in Ukraine and East Africa to provide on-the-ground support to client business operations including intelligence and analysis in addition to project lead. He has also provided long-distance support for political and medical evacuations to clients in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Emil has regularly briefed C-Suite level clients with information used at the decision-making level for their assets and operations in high-risk areas. 

Recent tasks that Emil has worked on include:

  • Project lead and company liaison at the crisis management team (CMT) level for a global IT organisation in Krakow, Poland
  • Dedicated response analyst assessing threat conditions and evacuation options out of Sudan following the start of the civil war
  • Investigating local legislation and security conditions for international NGOs in southern Africa

  • Emil holds a Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies from The Elliot School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from Kings College London. 

    He is currently completing his Certified Security Management Program (CSMP) and has also completed a First Response Emergency Care (FREC Level 3) course. In addition to English, Emil is fluent in Swedish, proficient in Norwegian and Danish, moderate in French and a beginner in Swahili. 

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