Daniel Linsker is a Senior Partner at Control Risks and currently manages Control Risks Mexico City office, overseeing the delivery of solutions and services to clients in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Before moving to Mexico, Daniel led the Security and Crisis Consulting practice for Control Risks’ in Latin America and also headed the Americas region extractives consulting practice. Daniel specializes in developing, leading and implementing tailored and integral solutions for clients to manage complex issues across the Americas, with a special emphasis on risk management for large projects in the extractives, energy and infrastructure, and those that require in-depth regional expertise of Latin America.
Daniel joined Control Risks in London in 2005 and worked as the head of the Americas Desk in the Global Risk Analysis department until 2009, when he took a sabbatical to work as the Strategic Director and Policy Coordinator of a presidential campaign in Colombia. Before joining Control Risks, Daniel taught Latin American politics at the London School of Economics while completing his doctoral thesis on the effectiveness of international institutions.
Daniel has a Master of Science degree in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, where he is also a PhD candidate in government. He is also a certified Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional (GRCP). Daniel was born in Colombia and has also lived in Israel. He speaks fluent Spanish and Hebrew.