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Crisis & Risk Management Guide 2022

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Political Risk
2 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Charles Hecker

Crisis & Risk Management

Practice Areas

-Global Security Risk Management

-Ethics, Compliance and Governance

-Political and Country Risk

Career

Charles is responsible for shaping Control Risks’ thought leadership on geopolitics, global security, political risk and their impact on international business. He speaks at industry, policy and academic conferences and represents the company’s work to the international media.

Charles oversees Control Risks’ global political risk output and has lead responsibility for the company’s annual flagship publication, RiskMap and contributes to the content and production of Control Risks’ research services.

Charles is on the steering committee of Control Risks’ joint venture with Oxford Economics offering consulting services in political and economic risk.

Charles was also Director of Europe & Africa, Corporate Investigations - he supervised investigations activities such as: due diligence, business intelligence, problem-solving, and anti-fraud/anti-corruption services. Charles oversaw more than 100 professionals and staff across the region. Charles spent several years as the general manager of Control Risks’ Moscow office and director of its business in Russia and the CIS.

Publications

-Global Insight: What's ahead for France and the EU?

-Global Insight: How will the Ukraine-Russia conflict impact food?

-Global insight: How will the Ukraine-Russia conflict impact energy?

-Global Insight: Is sport reshaping risk, or is risk reshaping sport?

Chambers Review

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Crisis & Risk Management

Political Risk - Global-wide
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Charles Hecker manages Control Risks' global political risk function and oversees the firm’s main guide to business and political risks, called RiskMap. Hecker speaks fluent Russian and held previous positions in Control Risks as manager of its Moscow office. More recently, he served as Director of Corporate Investigations for Europe and Africa. "Charles Hecker is absolutely fabulous," enthuses an interviewee, who adds: "He was getting curveball after curveball on some quite complex geopolitical questions and he had great analysis and answers." This source continues: "Charles is extremely responsive and knowledgeable, and a great professional partner."

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