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Columb Strack
Principal Analyst - Global Cargo Risk, Economics & Country Risk
Mr Strack provides political and security risk advice for cargo and supply chain clients, as well as expertise on open-source intelligence (OSINT) and data-driven conflict analysis.
Forecasting
Expert
Background

Delivering regular client briefings and reports on risks affecting aviation, ground and marine cargo globally, Mr Strack coordinates the IHS Markit country risk team's marine cargo and piracy risk services, and maintains Lloyd's of London's Joint Cargo Watchlist. Previously, he was a senior Middle East analyst at IHS Markit for seven years, covering the rise and fall of the Islamic State and conflicts throughout the region, and spent four years as a British Army reservist in an ISR role. While managing OSINT collection for the Middle East & North Africa, he developed the Jane's Conflict Monitor product, which delivers unique data-driven insights into the conflicts in Iraq and Syria for government and national security clients. Mr Strack holds a Master of Arts in Politics & International Relations and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the University of Aberdeen. He is bi-lingual in English and German, and has lived and studied Arabic in Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco.

Industry expertise
Country / Territory Risk
Sourcing and Supply Chain
Maritime & Trade
Areas of interest
Operational Risk
Political Risk
Security Risk
Terrorism
Terrorism
Political Violence
Supply Chain Risk
Regional focus
Global, Middle East & North Africa
Languages
English, German
US$1000
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