Joanna Turner

Partner

Nairobi

Joanna is a Partner in our Nairobi office and manages our political risk consulting and strategic advisory business for East Africa. She has extensive experience advising clients on investment decisions, operational analysis and problem solving.

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Joanna is a Partner in our Nairobi office and manages our political risk consulting and strategic advisory business for East Africa. She has extensive experience advising clients on investment decisions, operational analysis and problem solving.


Recent projects include:
  • Detailed analysis of the political, operational and security risks for a major oil and gas operator.
  • Problem-solving for a PE company looking to acquire several assets in the region.
  • Board-level political risk workshop for oil & gas major on sub-Saharan Africa.


Before moving to Nairobi, Joanna spent 4 years in our London office, managing our Global Risks Analysis team for Africa and subsequently managing our business development team. She managed our key relationships in the oil and gas sector and has an in-depth knowledge both in Africa and globally.

Prior to joining Control Risks, Joanna worked at Malachite Advisors, a strategic advisory company focused on emerging markets where her clients were PE funds, extractive companies and financial institutions. She also has extensive international development experience working for UN OCHA and for the Peacekeeping mission in Sudan and was based in East Africa for 8 years.

Joanna has a Masters degree from Oxford University in Human Sciences and a Masters Degree from SOAS in Violence, Conflict and Development.

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