Tom Patterson

Director

Singapore

Tom is a Director in Control Risks’ Global Client Services department in Singapore. He is responsible for managing the company’s online solutions in Asia Pacific, driving the launch and marketing of new products, and acting as the regional representative for Control Risks’ key alliances and strategic relationships.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Creating a Secure Organisation
  • Delivering Growth and Opportunity


Tom is a Director in Control Risks’ Global Client Services department in Singapore. He is responsible for managing the company’s online solutions in Asia Pacific, driving the launch and marketing of new products, and acting as the regional representative for Control Risks’ key alliances and strategic relationships.

Prior to this, Tom was an Associate Director in Control Risks’ Maritime department in London, where he managed the company’s specialist


Examples of Tom’s recent work include:
  • Project-managed the development of Control Risks’ global maritime risk platform, Maritime Security Online and the ongoing development of the Maritime Incident Management Platform.
  • Developed bespoke reports for a number of clients identifying the specific piracy threat to their assets and personnel in the Horn of Africa, West Africa, South-East Asia and the Americas.
  • Provided consultancy to clients identifying specific maritime threats to assets and personnel operating offshore from countries including Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Colombia, Egypt and South Korea.
  • Conducted a series of briefings and presentations to companies in Somalia on the development of East African security threats.


Tom has contributed to a variety of media on subjects of security, kidnapping and piracy, including BBC World News, the Economist, Reuters and Lloyd’s List. He holds an MSc in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in American studies and history from the University of Nottingham. Tom is certified in International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, and is an accredited Company Security Officer and Port Facility Security Officer.

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