Shintaro Okamoto


  • Asia Pacific
  • Security Risk Management

Shintaro Okamoto is a 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.

Recent tasks that Shintaro has worked on 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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