James Smallwood


  • Asia Pacific

James Smallwood is a Director in Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting practice based out of Singapore, where he leads operational security delivery across the region. An expert in crisis and security risk management, James works with clients to plan and implement tailored solutions to secure clients’ staff, sites and company reputation.

Recent tasks that James has worked on include:

  • Shaping crisis management and business continuity processes for Fortune 500 companies 
  • Supporting client responses to complex crises including terrorist attacks and natural disasters
  • Delivering training and providing strategic advice to clients operating in high-risk environments 
  • Leading the development, implementation and enforcement of safety protocols for a major e-sports event in Singapore, operating in a COVID-19 environment

    A senior security professional, prior to his current role James spent over a decade in the Australian Army, before leading International SOS' Intelligence and Assistance platform in Asia Pacific. James holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics, along with qualifications in intelligence and public safety.

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