Political & Terrorism

Our specialists have immense experience in providing political and terrorist threat assessments, and subsequently providing tailored or threat-specific risk management programmes.

Areas covered include:

  • Terrorism
  • Sabotage
  • Strikes, riots & civil commotion / unrest
  • Mutiny
  • Insurrection
  • Rebellion
  • Coup d’états
  • War / civil war
  • Pre-Kidnap and Ransom
  • Provide internationally accredited kidnap negotiation

Our clients include corporations with a national identity; corporations with a multi-national presence in countries where they are a high profile target due to the nature of their business, such as:

  • Stock exchanges
  • Depository Commissions
  • Central banks
  • National and public infrastructure: including tourism, rail, buses, ferries & airlines
  • International companies (extractive or manufacturing) operating in remote areas and / or in high-risk countries
  • NGOs and Aid Agencies
  • Private individuals of high wealth

Clients have benefited from our specialist services by identifying the respective risks, establishing appropriate risk management programmes and procedures, reducing operational losses and providing evidence to the respective insurers of the firms’ seriousness in managing risks in such high risk areas. Typical areas assessed:

  • Risk management and mitigation, designed to reduce exposure from direct and indirect attacks
  • Political risk
  • Physical and electronic security systems and surveillance
  • Monitoring of intelligence to maintain up to date knowledge of political and terrorist threats – for management policy and decision making
  • Risk mitigation / transfer: property damage and business interruption
  • Emergency contingency plans for business continuity
  • Emergency contingency plans for country evacuations of expatriate staff
  • Security awareness training on identifying threats
  • Preventative measures against security threats
  • Employee security awareness travelling overseas & relative to their job functions
  • Counter terrorist measures proportional to the threat and client operations