Henry is head of Control Risks’ business intelligence and due diligence practice in EMEA, which is based in ten cities across the region. Henry is responsible for our delivery of strategic intelligence to inform decisions about acquisitions and growth opportunities, market entry risk management advice, disputes and litigation support, and third-party risk management, most notably on financial crime and reputational risk.
He is an experienced advisor to private market investors and lenders, corporates, and their legal advisors on intelligence gathering, political risk, sanctions and foreign investment screening, and due diligence. He speaks regularly at conferences and to the media on politics, regulatory developments and sanctions issues.
Recent tasks that Henry has worked on include:
Henry has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of York and a postgraduate degree in Middle Eastern politics from London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. Before Control Risks, Henry worked for an advisory company that supported companies entering North Africa. He joined Control Risks as a political risk analyst in our London and then Dubai office. He has an International Risk Management Certificate from the Institute of Risk Management and completed the Oxford Scenarios Programme at Said Business School (University of Oxford), which focuses on the use of scenario planning to inform strategy.