Steve Wilford, Senior Partner APAC, Control Risks
Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)
Date : March 01, 2017
Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Price : $0.00
the uncertainty created by the unpredictable trajectory of US policy to the
fragmenting terrorist threat, international businesses face an unprecedented
breadth of political, regulatory and security risks in 2017. Understanding how
these risks play out across the world is crucial for companies as they reassess
and adjust their strategic plans for the new era of geopolitics.
Senior Partner Steve Wilford outlines the top 5 risks for business in Asia Pacific for 2017 (and beyond), examining the key threats to companies operating in the region ranging from a Western policy shift away from globalization to a tightening regulatory regime in China.
About the Speaker:
Senior Partner APAC
Steve Wilford is a Senior Partner for Asia-Pacific in Control Risks’ Global Risk Analysis team, in which role he leads a group of specialists conducting country, sector and regulatory risk assessment work. Prior to this, Steve was the Director of Corporate Investigations for South-East Asia. This remit encompassed joint venture partner/new purchase due diligence, litigation support, discreet enquiries and broader national, provincial and micro-scale political and regulatory risk analysis.
Steve’s recent consulting experience includes:
is a regular BBC, CNN, CNBC, radio and print media commentator on trends in
insurgency, political succession, corporate governance and threats to business
assets in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as a frequent presenter at regional
risk management conferences.
In a long career with Control Risks, Steve variously set up and ran Control Risks’ first operational presence in India, managed the South-East Asia business development team, ran the Jakarta office’s Corporate Investigations practice and spent several years as the company’s South-East Asia analyst.
Steve holds a master of philosophy in international relations from the University of Oxford, and a first-class honours degree in South-East Asian studies and language from the University of Hull, where he specialised in Thai military politics and Malaysian corporate governance issues.