Simon Adamsdale is one of the founders of Control Risks. During a 40 year career he has worked in a wide variety of roles in the company including a 3 year period in Washington DC when its first US office was set up in 1980. He was responsible for helping create and establish policies & procedures for providing advice to companies and families affected by kidnap and a wide variety of extortions. After returning to the UK, he occupied a number of management positions including directing crisis management & security operations and business development.
Recent tasks that Simon has worked on include:
Simon has had wide experience of operations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and throughout Latin America, where he remains active. Before joining Control Risks, Simon served in the British army seeing active service in the Green Jackets and Special Air Service in Borneo, the Malay Peninsula, Oman and Northern Ireland.