Control Risks

Control Risks is a global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. Since our inception in 1975 we have worked with more than 5,000 clients in over 135 countries worldwide. Our renowned expertise, the breadth of our services, and the geographical reach of our organisation enables us to help our clients meet their challenges and realise new business opportunities across the world.

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episode 84: CORE In Focus: Episode 3 - Global terrorism outlook following Islamic State's appointment of a new leader

In our latest episode, Federico Saleri speaks to Global Issues analyst Joseph Smith about the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the appointment of his successor, and the implications for global terrorism.



episode 83: CORE In Focus: Episode 2 - Maritime Security - geo-politics and the price of shipping

In this week’s episode of CORE In Focus, Federico Saleri spoke with Victoria Mitchell and Cormac McGarry to discuss the impact of current geo-political tensions and sanctions on tanker freight rates, and what businesses should do to make sense of the exp...



episode 82: CORE In Focus: Episode 1 - Egypt's security environment - an outlook for unrest and terrorism

In our first episode of CORE In Focus, Andrew Freeman and Federico Saleri discuss what's next for businesses operating in Egypt in the coming month following protests in Cairo and ongoing attacks by local and IS militants.


 2019-10-15  9m

episode 81: Kidnap and extortion risks in South Africa

A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape Kidnap and extortion have long been a feature of South Africa's challenging criminal environment. Some recent high-profile kidnap cases have pushed the issue up the c...


 2019-09-25  9m

episode 81: Tensions in the Gulf


 2019-06-17  30m

episode 80: Change of tactics in virtual kidnapping

The two distinct arcs of virtual kidnapping in the Americas and East Asia have changed. The perpetrators have started to evolve not only their tactics but who they target. Control Risks’ Associate Director of Special Risk Analysis, Nicola White elaborate...


 2019-05-28  7m

episode 79: Kidnap for ransom rises on the back of India’s growing middle class

Control Risks data shows that the Indian states with the greatest levels of investment have seen the sharpest increases in financially motivated kidnap. In this podcast, Tania Ildefonso and Hemant Shivakumar explore the relationship between politics, eco...


 2019-02-26  8m

episode 78: Political change in Mexico and the impact on kidnap and extortive crime

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will become president of Mexico on 1 December, having campaigned on a platform of tackling violence and organised criminal activity. As well as a historically high murder rate, Mexico struggles with one of the highest kidnap r...


 2018-11-22  7m

episode 77: Cambio político en México e impacto en tendencias de secuestro extorsivo

Andrés Manuel López Obrador se convertirá en presidente de México el 1 de diciembre, después de una campaña política basada en lidiar con la violencia y el crimen organizado en el país. Así como como una tasa de asesinatos históricamente alta, México luc...


 2018-11-22  10m

episode 76: Election preview: Brazil at a turning point

In this Control Risks podcast we hear from Thomaz Favaro, the firm's lead political risk analyst for Brazil and the Southern Cone. The last few years in Brazil have seen a major economic recession, high-profile corruption scandals, the impeachment of a p...


 2018-10-25  9m