Frank Schäfer

Associate Director

Frankfurt

Frank Schäfer is an Associate Director at Control Risks. Working out of our office in Frankfurt, he holds responsibility for all crises and security consulting projects, operations and consulting engagements in the region, working interdisciplinary and jointly with other service lines.

  • Europe
  • Creating a Secure Organisation


Frank Schäfer is an Associate Director at Control Risks. Working out of our office in Frankfurt, he holds responsibility for all crises and security consulting projects, operations and consulting engagements in the region, working interdisciplinary and jointly with other service lines.

Frank can look back at a career in the German Armed Forces, serving as an officer for almost 18 years, and eventually being promoted to the rank of a major. He was deployed in the field of intelligence and had several roles as project team leader and advisor in the field of force protection, as well as in the area of security risk management for critical infrastructure and the protection of confidential information.

Prior to working at Control Risks, he worked in project management and consulting in the field of security and crisis management on a senior level in the internationally operating private sector.


Examples of Frank’s recent work includes:
  • Conducting analysis for strategic stocktaking, approach and course adjustment for the security risk- and crisis management of a Global Player.
  • Development and implementation of a security risk management framework conception for an international operating company.
  • Development and implementation of standard processes and measures for business travel security for a Global Player.


Frank holds a degree in mechanical engineering and completed the staff officer course at the German Military Staff College. He also earned a certification in Business Continuity Management from the federal association of independent security consultants and engineers (BdSI).

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