John Wyman


  • Americas
  • Security and Intelligence Programmes
  • Security Consulting
  • Workplace Violence Prevention and Threat Management

John is a Director in Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting team. He leverages 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors to support a broad range of stakeholders. He has expertise helping organizations manage a range of complex challenges related to terrorism, violent extremism, active assailants, workplace violence, high-risk terminations, insider threats, stalking, and harassment. 

Recent tasks that John has worked on include: 

  • Developing and deploying security policies and procedures to standardize physical security operations for more than 60,000 employees across a network of farms, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and corporate offices 
  • Leading the integration of an enterprise-wide corporate security strategy, countering a variety of threats, creating multidisciplinary threat assessment and management teams, and  modernizing the company’s workplace violence prevention program 
  • Leading the FBI’s Behavioral Threat Assessment Center: a world-renowned, multi-agency, multidisciplinary task force focused on the prevention of terrorism and targeted violence through the application of behaviorally-based operational support, training, and research 
  • Developing and leading the FBI’s national strategy to identify and mitigate threats presented by non-traditional threat actors, including through the creation of new investigative and legal policies, training, capacity building, and novel cooperation between interagency partners 
  • Developing and overseeing a broad range of strategies while leading counterterrorism operations—both domestically and abroad—within multiple field offices, at FBI headquarters, and during joint duty assignments, resulting in disrupted attacks, mitigated threats, and convictions 

  • Prior to joining Control Risks, John was Director of Security Intelligence and Investigations for a multi-billion-dollar, animal agriculture and food manufacturing corporation. Before taking on this role, John concluded an accomplished career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), leading high-performing teams conducting investigations and operations focused on counterterrorism and targeted violence prevention.   

    He is a three-time recipient of the prestigious FBI Director’s Award. He is an active member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).   

    He holds a BS in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia. 

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