Jake Little

Partner

Basra

Jake Little manages Control Risks business in southern Iraq, based in Basra.  He shares this role with Michael Walton.  Predominantly the business provides protective services and a range of support options to mitigate the complex security, political and operational risks associated with conducting business in Iraq. 

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  • High Risk Protective Security
  • Operational Security Management
  • Security Master Planning & Implementation


Jake Little manages Control Risks business in southern Iraq, based in Basra.  He shares this role with Michael Walton.  Predominantly the business provides protective services and a range of support options to mitigate the complex security, political and operational risks associated with conducting business in Iraq.  Jake works with a large number of Fortune 500 companies predominately in the energy sector and manages a workforce of 1000 people and over 300 B6 armoured vehicles.


Highlights of Jake's experience include:
  • Managing the business successfully through period of change driven by a lower oil price and fundamental change to the market conditions in Iraq whilst ensuring the business remained wholly compliant to an emerging and dynamic regulatory environment.
  • Delivering rapid mobilisation of the security elements of major energy related projects whilst ensuring quality of product was maintained and clients’ expectations met.
  • Advising a range of clients as they seek to enter the Iraq market.


Before joining Control Risks Jake enjoyed a successful 17 year career in the British Army as an officer in the Green Howards.  This included

Jake has a bachelor's degree in history from Newcastle University and an MBA from Cranfield University. 

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