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We Understand, Test And Manage Risk
To Build Resilience And Protect Value

Products & Services

RISK ASSESSMENT

We support clients with detailed and rigorous understanding of their risks, particularly Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks, while keeping sight of related risks, such as security – and the linkages between them.

STRATEGY, PLANNING & EXECUTION

We work with our clients to design an integrated strategy to enable the transfer, treatment, toleration or termination of risks and to assist with the execution of the strategy. Our rigorous approach to strategy design is drawn from the established military methodology of campaign planning – combined with sector, regional and technical expertise – and widely accepted Balanced Scorecard methodology, to execute strategy and to measure its effectiveness.

STRESS-TESTING/ WAR-GAMING

We use wargaming and ‘red-teaming’ to stress-test and evaluate plans against different scenarios, to expose unidentified risks and potential opportunities.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

We test and, if required, design crisis management plans for organisations – to help them plan for and resolve major crisis events that threaten the reputational, commercial and strategic interests of an organisation.

Sectors & Expertise

MINING

The mining team comprises highly experienced professionals with technical, regional and board level experience in the mining sector. The team is led by the ex CEO of a FTSE 100 mining company, a former head of mining & metals at Standard Bank and advised by a former CEO of Rio Tinto.

ENERGY

Our diverse expertise in the energy sector includes experts in regulatory, legal, ESG, geology and engineering as well as board level oil & gas experience. The energy team is led by ex President for ConocoPhillips Nigeria and a General Counsel and Company Secretary in international oil and gas, including over20 years of legal and management experience at BP.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

We combine deep financial services expertise, particularly regulatory risk, underpinned by our military methodology to help understand and manage risk across the financial services industry. The team is led by co-Founder Iain Pickard, a former UK FCA ‘Skilled Person’ for Risk and Governance as well as an experienced COO/Change Director for Financial Institutions.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Our unique approach to risk management and strategy design is ideally suited to large infrastructure projects, where our combination of commercial and military expertise alongside our expeditionary mindset enables us to review, test and design deliver robust risk management/strategy solutions.

SECURITY

We have unrivalled experience of dealing with global security challenges, from strategic to tactical, in some of the most intractable regions around the world. The expertise and hard-won experience of our senior ex-military members of the team in operational environments on every continent speaks for itself.

ESG

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk is increasingly a strategic Board level issue for companies and for those investing in them. We help companies enhance and protect business value by integrating the identification and management of ESG risks into mainstream management.

REGIONAL EXPERTISE

Our network of associates include former ministers, senior military commanders, ambassadors, military attaches and other senior professionals with deep expertise across the globe, including Latin America, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Horn of Africa, Australasia, South Asia, Eastern Asia (including China) and Central & Eastern Europe.

CYBER

Strategia integrates the technical and non-technical elements of cyber security into its analysis and recommendations, providing insights and solutions that align with assessed threats, vulnerabilities and current best-practice. We tailor teams of experts and partners to support a project or can provide an experienced cyber lead where the confidentiality, integrity or availability of a client’s information and processes, or data protection, are identified as key risks.

“We have a global network of associates carefully chosen for their regional, sector and technical expertise. This combination of diverse experience, underpinned by our rigorous methodology, enables us to work with clients in the most complex environments, understanding, managing and treating risks, which may not always be apparent to the boardroom.”

Co-Founder General Sir Richard ShirreffNATO’s Ex-Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe

“Strategia is different from other risk management companies because unlike the traditional - audit led - process, we link risk to strategy. We also believe that risk can't be addressed in ‘silos’ as too often it is the combination of risks that are the most toxic.”

Co-Founder Iain PickardFormer COO at Marsh UK, Change Director for Aon UK and Head of Financial Services at RSM

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05/10/2020

Launch of the Integrated Development Strategy for Kampala 2020

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24/09/2020

Senior Advisor Sir Simon Mayall: publication of book ‘Soldier In The Sand’

Congratulations to Strategia's Senior Advisor Sir Simon Mayall on the recent publication of his book,…
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13/08/2020

China avoids trap of war with the US – by Toh Han Shih

The damage done by the leaking of the UK Ambassador's correspondence, about the President of…
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