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Martin Stone is a Partner and Regional Head of Nardello & Co.’s EMEA Practice, based in London. An experienced investigator and political analyst, Martin directs the firm’s investigations across the EMEA region. Originally specializing in matters involving North Africa and the Middle East, Martin brings more than 30 years of expertise managing complex, multi-jurisdictional investigations and conducting political and country risk analysis for law firms, financial companies, and corporations.
Among his representative cases, Martin recently led an investigation into an investment firm newly established in Dubai, which claimed to be well-connected with regional governments and ruling families. His investigative work revealed that the firm’s principal had an extensive criminal record in the US and regulatory disqualifications in several European countries for misrepresentation and financial misconduct.
Martin is the author of The Agony of Algeria, published by Columbia University Press, and has written numerous articles on political risk. He has also spoken on integrity, business, political, and security risk, and all aspects of crisis management to business and academic audiences.
Martin is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh, where he received an MA (Hons) in Arabic with Turkish. He also has an MBA from the Open University in the UK.