Robert Boyd is a Senior Partner and the head of Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in Europe & Africa. Based in London, Robert has responsibility for all aspects of the integrity risk services delivered in the region, including business intelligence, due diligence, compliance consulting, forensic investigations and litigation support. He manages a practice of over 70 consultants working for clients across the region, with teams permanently located in our London, Moscow, Amsterdam, Berlin, Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg offices.
From 2009 to 2016, Robert worked in Asia Pacific out of the Control Risks regional headquarters in Singapore: initially as Managing Director for South-East Asia, responsible for all consulting engagements undertaken in ASEAN and managing Control Risks’ offices in Singapore and Jakarta, and most recently the head of Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the region, with teams located in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Delhi, Mumbai, Jakarta, Singapore and Sydney.
Before moving to Asia in 2009, Robert was based in the Control Risks’ London office for seven years: initially setting up the Financial Services practice and running the Western Europe team, specialising in compliance due diligence and investment support business intelligence; latterly as the Managing Director of the political risk analysis practice, responsible for all political, security and operational risk analysis consulting projects and online subscription services.
Robert joined Control Risks in 2002 after five years as a case manager at Kroll and Risk Advisory Group and brief stints as a journalist on The Times and with De Beers in Angola. Robert has a Bachelor of Arts (Joint Hons) in modern languages from the University of Bristol. He speaks Italian and French, and reads Portuguese.