Oliver Martin-Robinson

Associate Director

New York

Oliver leads client services for Control Risks’ VANTAGE practice in the Americas. He is responsible for ensuring that we exceed our clients’ expectations across the region with third-party due diligence deliverables and service. In over seven years at the company, Oliver has gained extensive experience in risk consulting, project management and business intelligence across multiple services we provide in both the Middle East and Americas.

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Oliver leads client services for Control Risks’ VANTAGE practice in the Americas. He is responsible for ensuring that we exceed our clients’ expectations across the region with third-party due diligence deliverables and service. In over seven years at the company, Oliver has gained extensive experience in risk consulting, project management and business intelligence across multiple services we provide in both the Middle East and Americas. Before relocating to New York in 2018, Oliver spent five years in Dubai, where he managed compliance and sanctions due diligence, business intelligence and investigatory engagements. He has also focused on regulatory risk and investigations more recently in the Americas, including in complex post-settlement monitorships. 


Oliver’s recent projects include:
  • Project management of a complex VANTAGE Managed Screening engagements for a major US technology company and leading Japanese industrial and engineering corporation
  • Leading a team of consultants and researchers focused on building out a major new country offering in the Middle East
  • Court-appointed investigative monitorships for three major financial institutions as part of settlements with the US Department of Justice 
  • Supporting development and implementation of a volume due diligence programme for a financial institution that was required to conduct due diligence into several hundred high risk customers 
  • Market entry consulting and business environment analysis for a major Asian conglomerate and auto manufacturer

 

Before joining Control Risks, Oliver worked in economic development consulting in Libya; and for a foreign policy think tank, and regional news organisation in Beirut, Lebanon. Oliver holds an M.A. in Arabic and Persian from Edinburgh University and spent a year studying Arabic in Damascus, Syria. He speaks Arabic, French and Persian.

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