Nadav Davidai

Director

Shanghai

Nadav is a director for Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting team in Greater China. Based in Shanghai, he is responsible for supporting all facets of business resilience service delivery as well as developing and enhancing internal processes and capabilities.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Creating a Resilient Organisation
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Management Planning
  • Enterprise Resilience


Nadav is a director for Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting team in Greater China. Based in Shanghai, he is responsible for supporting all facets of business resilience service delivery as well as developing and enhancing internal processes and capabilities. 

Nadav spent nine years in Control Risks’ Washington DC office before transferring to Shanghai in early 2017. Since joining Control Risks, Nadav has delivered a wide range of business continuity and crisis management solutions. Nadav has also assisted companies across multiple sectors assess and respond to crisis issues. 


Nadav’s recent experiences include:
  • Coordinating a manufacturing client’s response to a cyber security breach in China
  • Delivering a crisis management exercise for a Hong Kong-based fashion company
  • Delivering an Enterprise Risk Management workshop for a major international pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Shanghai
  • Serving as the project manager and primary consultant for a multi-year global crisis management program development for one of the world’s largest international hotel chains 
  • Providing strategic advisory support to a manufacturing client’s restructure efforts in China

Prior to joining Control Risks, Nadav was a graduate fellow for the Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes division of the US Department of Treasury. Before that, Nadav worked for the US Commercial Service in the US Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. 

Nadav holds a Master of Arts in international affairs and international economics from the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a double major in history and political science. He is conversant in Hebrew, Arabic and Japanese.  

Nadav is a Certified Business Continuity Professional and an expert on business continuity practices and standards, including BS (British Standard) 25999, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1600 and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 22301.

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