Matthieu Jan


  • EMEA
  • Organisational Resilience
  • Digital Risks
  • Ethics, Compliance and Governance

Matthieu Jan is a Partner at Control Risks and currently manages Control Risks Paris office, overseeing the delivery of solutions and services to clients in France, the Iberian Peninsula, Italy and francophone Switzerland (‘Southern Europe’). Before moving to France, Matthieu led the Security and Crisis Consulting practice for Control Risks’ in Latin America based in Mexico City where he was responsible for delivering security risk consulting solutions across the region and advising Control Risks’ clients on issues related to risk management, risk prevention and crisis management.

Recent tasks that Matthieu has worked on include:

  • Facilitating various risk management workshops with key stakeholders to identify the greatest risks to an organization’s assets and creating solutions to best mitigate these risks. Developing and implementing an organizational model for companies to reshape security roles and processes in line with business objectives.
  • Conducting risk assessments for international clients with operations throughout Latin America and Europe. These projects involve providing a comprehensive security risk assessment of the areas they are currently operating, as well as recommendations to reduce the security risk of its critical assets.
  • Advising corporate executives on numerous actual acute crises including extortion, kidnap-for-ransom, product theft, and reputational issues.
  • Developing customized crisis management trainings for a variety of audiences (executive boards of large multinational firms, diplomatic corps, NGOs), which resulted in all teams being properly trained and equipped to manage major crisis and to recover from these crises appropriately.
  • Matthieu is a French national who has lived and worked in Europe, Latin America and Asia. He spent five years studying at ESSCA, a French Business School, where he earned a master’s degree in banking and finance. He is a native French speaker and is fluent in English and Spanish.

    Earlier in his career, Matthieu was working as a risk analyst for Asia and Latin America for a security company in Paris, France, and as a project manager and security consultant for the Mexican subsidiary of a French risk consultancy where he focused on delivering security engineering and consultancy to clients throughout Latin America. Matthieu also served as an Officer in the French Navy overseeing nautical security on war vessels and submarines.

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