Lenny Gill

Partner

Baghdad

Lenny Gill manages Control Risks’ business in Central and Northern Iraq. Predominantly the business provides protective services and a range of support options to mitigate the complex security, political and operational risks associated with conducting business in Iraq. Lenny works predominantly with businesses from the energy, finance and development sectors, but also manages a significant portfolio of diplomatic clientele. 

  • Crisis Management & Business Continuity Strategy Planning
  • High Risk Protective Security
  • Operational Security Management


Lenny Gill manages Control Risks’ business in Central and Northern Iraq. Predominantly the business provides protective services and a range of support options to mitigate the complex security, political and operational risks associated with conducting business in Iraq. Lenny works predominantly with businesses from the energy, finance and development sectors, but also manages a significant portfolio of diplomatic clientele.  


Highlights of Lenny’s experience include:
  • Embedded project management of Control Risks’ commitments to a large, NYSE listed, oilfield services provider.
  • Delivering compliant and scalable businesses in Baghdad and Erbil, in the context of a technical, dynamic and emerging regulatory environment.
  • Advising a wide range of clients from the energy, finance and development sectors on market entry into Iraq in order to build resilient, safe and profitable organisations.
     

Before joining Control Risks Lenny enjoyed a successful career in the British Army as an officer in the Yorkshire Regiment serving in; Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Afghanistan, before going on to project management the market entry of an international organisation into Iraq.

Lenny has a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology from Durham University and attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

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