As a Principal in Control Risks’ Business Intelligence practice, Joe manages a range of consulting assignments across Asia-Pacific. He works with clients to identify and mitigate risks to their investments, strategies and operations across the region, providing advice in areas including business intelligence, enhanced due diligence, dispute/litigation support, anti-bribery and anti-corruption consulting, and forensic investigations. He has particular experience in Indonesia and across South-east Asia.
Joe’s projects have included:
- Due diligence investigations into companies in the resources, financial services and real estate sectors in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, focused on assessing the subjects’ track records, integrity and key connections.
- Consulting assignments with various companies to ensure compliance with the UK Bribery Act and FCPA, including on-the-ground corruption risk assessments in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
- The provision of independent investigative support to a client following a fatal incident in a South-east Asian country. The investigation involved a week-long deployment to the country, interviews of witnesses, and a review of relevant documentation.
Prior to re-joining the Sydney office Joe worked for more than six years in Control Risks’ Singapore office. He has also worked in Control Risks’ London head office in the Global Risk Analysis team, working on bespoke client reports examining issues such as security risks in southern Thailand and political risks in Myanmar. Before joining Control Risks Joe was an editor at one of the UK’s largest economic consultancies and Middle East editor at a political risk consultancy. He began his career at the Press Association in the UK.
Joe is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He holds an honours degree from the University of Hull in the UK.