ABOUT US

Geopoliticalmonitor Global Solutions is an international legal and political risk consultancy. Our services provide the vital information that organizations operating internationally need to protect their assets, interests and reputation. Our services include international due diligence, political risk analysis, market entry services, reputational risk mitigation and stakeholder relations. Our main office is located in Toronto, Canada and our network of experts spans the globe. Our online publication can be read at www.geopoliticalmonitor.com.

OUR
SERVICES

Geopolitical Risk Reporting

Geopolitical Risk Reporting

  • Country Briefings
  • Security Assessments
  • Risk Reports
International Due Diligence

International Due Diligence

  • Investigative Screening
  • Bribery, Corruption & Money Laundering
  • Competitor Intelligence

Market Entry Advisory

Market Entry Advisory

  • Market Reports
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Partner Procurement
Reputational Risk Mitigation

Reputational Risk Mitigation

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Crisis Management
  • Strategic Communications
Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Public Diplomacy
  • Government Relations
  • Investor & Media Relations

PEOPLE

  • Nicholas dePencier Wright
    BA JD MBA
    President & CEO
    Nicholas Wright
    Nicholas Wright
    Nicholas dePencier Wright BA JD MBA

    President & CEO

    Nick is a Toronto based business lawyer licensed to practice law in Ontario, Canada. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, transactions and governance. The former leader of the Green Party of Nova Scotia, Nick has been actively involved in public affairs and government relations for over a decade. He regularly appears in the Canadian media speaking on public policy issues. Nick holds an Honours BA in Political Philosophy from the University of King's College, Halifax, Law and MBA degrees from Dalhousie University and a certificate in public relations from the University of Toronto.

  • Alex Holstein
    BA MSc.
    Director, Corporate & Government Relations
    Alex Holstein
    Alex Holstein
    Alex Holstein, BA MSc.

    Director, Corporate & Government Relations

    Alex Holstein holds a BA from the University of Southern California and an MSc. in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies from the London School of Economics, where he wrote his thesis on the Soviet KGB. Through years of extensive research and worldwide experience, Alex has developed a strong grasp of foreign affairs, maintaining a particular interest in espionage, terrorism, special operations, border security and international relations. A former Executive Director of the Republican Party of San Diego County, he has managed communications and stakeholder engagement for major statewide and national political and issue advocacy campaigns in both California and Washington D.C. He is currently a contributing expert for International Security and Intelligence issues at the SUN News Network and CP24 in Canada.

  • Zachary Fillingham
    BA MA
    Director, Publications
    Zachary Fillingham
    Zachary Fillingham
    Zachary Fillingham, BA MA

    Director, Publications

    Zachary holds a BA in International Relations from York University and an MA in Chinese Studies from the University of London (SOAS), where he wrote his thesis on Chinese political security considerations in Central Asia. A fluent Mandarin speaker, Zachary was the recipient of a Taiwan Ministry of Education Huayu Scholarship and spent years working and studying in Taipei. He has worked extensively as a writer, editor and translator, and has consulted for some of the world’s largest finance firms. Zachary’s primary areas of expertise are East Asian politics, Chinese nationalism, and food security.

  • Benjamin E. Syme Van Ameringen
    BA MA
    Director, Political & Business Risk
    Benjamin E. Syme Van Ameringen
    Benjamin E. Syme Van Ameringen
    Benjamin E. Syme Van Ameringen, BA MA

    Director, Political & Business Risk

    Benjamin previously worked at one of the world’s largest international legal and political risk management consulting firms. He also has worked with the United Nations in Bangladesh and various consulting firms in Taiwan. Benjamin has significant experience managing anti-corruption, due diligence and compliance projects for Fortune 500 companies, mining firms, institutional investment banks and governments. He holds a Global Master’s Degree (MA) in International Relations with a focus on international law and political risk from Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland, an honours BA in Political Science from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and a certification in International Crisis and Risk Management from the Swedish National Defence College.

  • Michael W. Williams
    BA MA MPA
    Director, Investigations & Analysis
    Michael W. Williams
    Michael W. Williams
    Michael W. Williams, BA MA MPA.

    Director, Investigations & Analysis

    Mr. Williams previously spent nine years as a Supervisory Intelligence Analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including temporary duty with Joint Task Force – High Value Individuals in Baghdad, Iraq. Prior to that, Mr. Williams served as a Program Analyst with the Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, California. Mr. Williams retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service as a Naval Intelligence Officer. His assignments included Deputy Director of Intelligence for Special Operations during the First Gulf War; Officer-in-Charge of a human source collection unit in Southeast Asia; and Branch Chief of Geopolitical and Terrorism Threat Analysis for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, in London, with previous tours of duty at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Commander Williams received the Bronze Star and Combat Action Ribbon for service during the Gulf War. He holds a BA in International Studies from American University, an MPA in International Trade from George Washington University and an MA in History from San Diego State University.

  • Theadora Mills
    BA MA
    Communications & Marketing Specialist
    Theadora Mills
    Theadora Mills
    Theadora Mills, BA MA

    Communications & Marketing Specialist

    Theadora is a strategic communications and digital marketing specialist with experience managing corporate communications for large international NGOs, publications and private sector organizations. She has worked with clients to provide dynamic and creative communications solutions, including branding and marketing materials, social media communications, media relations, and editorial support. She holds her MA in Communication and Culture from York University and Honours BA in Communications and Business from Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Alessandro Bruno
    BA, MA
    Senior Analyst
    Alessandro Bruno
    Alessandro Bruno
    Alessandro Bruno, BA, MA

    Senior Analyst

    Alessandro holds a BA in Near Eastern Studies, an MA in Middle East Studies and has completed PhD course work in Middle East Politics, all at the University of Toronto. Alessandro specializes in African, Arab and international affairs with a focus on strategic political and economic developments. He has been published extensively and is a frequent guest on television news programs including the BBC, CBC and CTV. Alessandro has worked as an industry analyst, lived and worked abroad extensively and is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French with a working knowledge of Portuguese, Arabic and German.

  • Christopher S. Ljungquist
    BA MSc.
    Senior Analyst
    Christopher S. Ljungquist
    Christopher S. Ljungquist
    Christopher S. Ljungquist, BA MSc.

    Senior Analyst

    Christopher holds a BA in Latin America Area Studies from American University and a MSc. in Comparative Politics (Latin America) from the London School of Economics, where he wrote on the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. He has specialized in Latin American civil-military relations, South American security issues and the influence of religion in geopolitical dynamics. Christopher has lived and travelled extensively in Latin America and Europe and has been a research guest at the Chilean Armed Forces’ Academia de Guerra and the Academia de Estudios Politicos y Estrategicos, in Santiago, Chile. He has applied the skills he developed as the Director of Policy Analysis at the Republican Party of San Diego to the work he has done as a political analyst for a law firm in Madrid, Spain. In Madrid he has advised media on various issues of American politics. Christopher is fluent in English and Spanish.

  • Zak Rose
    BA MA MPP
    Senior Analyst
    Zak
    Zak
    Zak Rose, BA MA MPP

    Senior Analyst

    Zachary Jonathan Rose is a political writer and policy analyst. He holds a BA in Political Science from McGill University, an MA in Political Science from the University of Windsor and a Master's of Public Policy from the University of Michigan. He has contributed to several global affairs and international news organizations and has worked as chief speechwriter and policy director on a national political campaign.

  • Juan-Camilo Castillo
    BA MSc
    Senior Analyst
    Juan
    Juan
    Juan-Camilo Castillo, BA MSc

    Senior Analyst

    Juan-Camilo Castillo has a Master of Science degree in Strategic Studies from the University of Aberdeen and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of British Columbia. Previously he worked for an international consulting firm that specializes in intelligence, due diligence, cyber security, and physical security. He has held teaching and research positions with the University of Aberdeen, the United Kingdom Defence Forum, and the Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation. He also works in the Department of National Defence as an Influence Activities Analyst (Psyops and Civil Affairs) with 32 Canadian Brigade Group, and he previously served for a year with the British Territorial Army in Scotland.

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