Simon Margrave


  • EMEA
  • Protective Services
  • Sport and Major Events Risk Management
  • Operational and Protective Services

Simon is a Partner within the Crisis and Security Consulting practice, based in London. He leads the outsourced risk management and protective services teams for EMEA, providing direct security support to clients to protect their people, assets, and reputation. 

Simon advises clients across a range of sectors on appropriate security solutions for their projects, including the recruitment, deployment and management of specialist consultants for assignments across the region.

Prior to his current role, Simon was based in Nairobi and managed the Crisis and Security Consulting team for East Africa, advising clients on security solutions for their operations in the region. Prior to moving to Kenya, he was based in London as an Operations Manager.

Recent tasks that Simon has worked on include:

  • Overseeing and providing quality assurance to a range of bespoke consulting engagements across multiple sectors and jurisdictions within Europe, Middle East and Africa. This includes the delivery of a range of services including, security management, logistics, journey management, analysis, and 24/7 operational support.
  • Managing the delivery of operational security support for a major international sports event in Europe.
  • Project management for a major oil project in northern Kenya, including the deployment and management of more than 50 personnel.

  • Before joining Control Risks, Simon worked in operational research in the UK Civil Service. Previously, he worked as a researcher for two charities helping children with brain injuries. Simon has a degree in Behavioural Sciences and a Masters in International Security and Global Governance.

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