Hannah Lilley

Director

Moscow

Hannah Lilley is a Director of the Russia & CIS Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice, based in London and Moscow. She has advised a diverse range of international clients on business risk in Russia and the CIS, and gained extensive experience on a variety of business intelligence, litigation support, investigative due diligence and regulatory-driven assignments across the region.

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Hannah Lilley is a Director of the Russia & CIS Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice, based in London and Moscow. She has advised a diverse range of international clients on business risk in Russia and the CIS, and gained extensive experience on a variety of business intelligence, litigation support, investigative due diligence and regulatory-driven assignments across the region.


Some of Hannah's cases include:
  • Advising a large financial institution on its client acceptance policies in terms of credit and reputational risks in relation to a series of prominent businessmen from Russia and Kazakhstan.
  • A review of a healthcare client’s supply chain in Russia, to identify the potential risks to its business at various stages should it move from an offshore cycle of distribution to an onshore business model.
  • An investigation and series of investigative interviews in Ukraine to determine the conduct and reputation of a mining client’s former employee, who was appealing against their dismissal for alleged criminality.
  • Problem solving in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan for a consumer goods company investigating the integrity of its key distributor in the country amid concerns over suspicious payments and potential political exposure


Before joining Control Risks Hannah was Commercial Manager of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC) and also worked at Moscow Narodny Bank (now part of VTB). Hannah began her career in the British Embassy’s Commercial Section in Moscow. She received an Honours degree in Russian and History from the University of Nottingham. She has worked, lived and travelled throughout many parts of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Hannah speaks Russian.

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