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Blanka Kolenikova
Associate Director, Europe & CIS, Country Risk, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Blanka Kolenikova, an Associate Director for Europe and CIS in Country Risk at S&P Global Market Intelligence, focuses on political, regulatory, operational and security risks in Eastern and Western European countries.

Blanka serving as deputy head for the European and CIS team at S&P Global Market Intelligence, she advises a wide cross-sectoral range of corporate clients on political risk and political violence risk in the region, including political stability, civil unrest, terrorism, war, geopolitics and the business environment. She produces in-depth, and commercially relevant analyses and forecasts, country background reports, market-entry and corporate intelligence projects and qualitative risk ratings. She has expertise analyzing European markets, with a focus on the Central Europe. An experienced public speaker, she makes frequent media appearances and client presentations.

Blanka holds her Master of Arts in Area Studies from the University of London, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Spanish from Middlesex University, UK. She has lived in Slovakia and resides in the United Kingdom, and speaks fluent Slovak, Czech, and English. ​

Industry expertise
Country / Territory Risk
Areas of interest
Energy Geopolitics
Legal Risk
Operational Risk
Political Risk
Political Violence
Security Risk
Taxation Risk
Regional focus
Europe & CIS
English, Czech, Slovak
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