Shintaro Okamoto

Associate Director

Tokyo

Shintaro Okamoto is an Associate Director in Tokyo. He is responsible for managing a variety of risk consulting to assist Japanese governmental entities and commercial clients to enter hostile environments, especially Iraq.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Creating a Compliant Organisation
  • Due Diligence


Shintaro Okamoto is an Associate Director in Tokyo. He is responsible for managing a variety of risk consulting to assist Japanese governmental entities and commercial clients to enter hostile environments, especially Iraq.


Examples of his work with Control Risks include:
  • Provided Japanese major investment and trading companies with rigorous journey management (armed protection teams) in Iraq.
  • Conducted a series of threat assessment reports for Japanese oil and gas companies which plan to explore in Southern Iraq.
  • Provided fraud and investigation support on behalf of Japanese multinational companies in the Middle East.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Shintaro worked as a Business Development Manager at International SOS covering West Japan markets. Before that, he worked for a British security provider, successfully expanding the firm’s client base in the Japanese marketplace, and was involved in a series of projects in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Shintaro holds a Master of Arts in law and diplomacy focusing on international security studies and Pacific Asia studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He holds a Bachelor of Law from Chuo University. He speaks Indonesian.

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