Zachary Rothstein

Director

London

Zachary Rothstein is Control Risks’ Global Director for Third Party Due Diligence. Based in London, Zachary is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, operational management, product development, and partnerships for Control Risks’ third party risk business.

  • Europe
  • Creating a Compliant Organisation
  • Creating a Resilient Organisation


Zachary Rothstein is Control Risks’ Global Director for Third Party Due Diligence. Based in London,
Zachary is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, operational management, product development, and partnerships for Control Risks’ third party risk business. He specialises in helping organisations leverage technology to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their governance, risk and compliance functions.


Zachary’s recent projects include:
  • Leading a custom risk-based due diligence programme for a multinational organisation encompassing third party risk assessment, questionnaires, workflow and proactive monitoring.
  • Developing and launching Control Risks’ terrorism and political violence database and monitoring product (Analytics and Incident Mapping - AIM).


Zachary previously led Control Risks' Online Solutions team in Europe and Africa, as well as oversaw service delivery, account management, sales support and product innovation for Control Risks' subscription services globally. In addition, Zachary served as the analyst for Central and Eastern Europe at Control Risks. In this role, he wrote numerous customised reports on political, security and operational risks in specific countries for companies in a wide range of sectors. His comments on and analysis of developments in the region appeared in various media outlets, including the Financial Times, Forbes, CNN Money and the Guardian.

Zachary also served as VP of Product and Customer Success at Polecat - a technology company focused on real-time risk intelligence, data analytics and artificial intelligence - where he led the company's product development, go-to-market, and client management strategy.

Zachary has a joint MA with distinction in Economy, State and Society with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London, and the Uniwersytet Jagiellonski in Krakow, Poland. Zachary also holds a BA with honours in International Relations, with a concentration in Russian Studies, from Harvard University. He speaks Russian, Polish and French.

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