Jake Stratton


  • EMEA

Jake is a Partner based in London. He leads our Markets & Partnerships division for Europe and in this role has overall responsibility for building out our European client management strategy through our seven offices across the continent. This is one of a number of senior roles that Jake has held during his long career at Control Risks.

Recent tasks that Jake has worked on include:

  • General Manager of our Global Risk Analysis team. In this role Jake was responsible for broadening our analytical footprint, embedding analyst teams in more of our hubs around the world and making our political risk analysis more accessible to our global client base.
  • Country Manager for India. Jake set up Control Risks’ business in India, where he was responsible for developing relationships with Indian multinationals expanding globally as well as working with inbound investors requiring support as they set up and expanded their operations in India.
  • Member of the Control Risks Ethics Committee. In this role Jake works with the CEO, General Counsel, and Government Affairs Adviser to review potentially problematic engagements and ensure that all work conducted by Control Risks conforms to our code of ethics. 

  • Jake has represented Control Risks across a number of different forums. This has seen him visit North Korea as part of a British business mission, give testimony to the UK House of Lords Foreign Affairs Select Committee, and front our annual Riskmap campaign. He has been a regular commentator on global business risk for UK and international news media.

    Jake joined Control Risks as a graduate having majored in Mandarin Chinese at Cambridge University.

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