Tim Cox

Director

Lagos

Timothy manages Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting department in West Africa. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, he leads the consulting and operations businesses, with over 120 personnel deployed across the region to support client operations in a range of sectors.

  • Africa
  • Crisis Management & Business Continuity Strategy Planning
  • High Risk Protective Security
  • Security Consulting & Planning


Timothy manages Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting department in West Africa. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, he leads the consulting and operations businesses, with over 120 personnel deployed across the region to support client operations in a range of sectors.


Timothy’s recent experience includes:
  • Managing a range of multi-jurisdictional consulting engagements across the region for sectors including power, oil and gas, professional services, manufacturing and mining. Key project locations include Cameroon, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, and Nigeria;
  • Being the crisis management advisor and lead client liaison to an oil and gas client undergoing a major internal restructuring programme.
  • Delivering crisis management and security awareness training to multiple clients with operations in high-risk locations across the region.
  • Leading a multi-site review of physical and procedural security measures for a Chinese telecoms business.
  • Advising a renewable energy business on market entry and operational risk management in northern Nigeria.


Before moving to Nigeria, Timothy was a Senior Analyst in London with Control Risks’ Response department, which specialises in responding to kidnaps-for-ransom, piracy and other incidents of extortive crime. Prior to joining Control Risks in 2010, Timothy was a Research Fellow at International Policy Network providing subject matter expertise and media commentary on economic development and trade issues.

Timothy holds degrees from the University of Nottingham (B.A. European Politics) and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, (MSc African Politics).

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