About Olivier Guitta
Olivier Guitta is the Managing Director of GlobalStrat, a geopolitical risk and security consultancy firm with a regional specialization on Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where he has built a reliable and extensive source network. He has briefed numerous times the UK Home Office, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the European Commission and European Parliament, the United States Congress, NATO, the Swedish Foreign, Defence and Interior Ministries, the Belgian Foreign Ministry and the UAE Foreign and Defence ministries, as well as US presidential candidates, SOCOM and Europol. He has addressed the US Congress, the Parliaments of the United Kingdom, the European Union and Bosnia. He regularly briefs on security and geopolitical matters Members of the U.S. Congress, UK MPs and MEPs.
He is a regular speaker at international security conferences and has lectured at the National Defense University in Washington DC and the Joint Special Operations University in the USA.
His clients include governments in Europe, Africa and the Middle East along large multinationals, Sovereign Wealth Funds, asset managers and large law firms.
He regularly briefs Chief Security Officers from the largest companies in the world on security/terrorism and geopolitical risk.
His writings on geopolitics and security issues have been published in a range of prestigious outlets, including The Times, Le Monde, Forbes, The Daily Beast, World Affairs, Weekly Standard, Jane’s Weekly, National Post, National Interest, The National, Valeurs Actuelles, Le Temps (Switzerland).
His latest articles can be found here: www.globalstratltd.com.
Olivier has appeared 225 times in the past three years on international broadcast outlets including the BBC, CNN, Sky News, NBC, CNBC, ITV, CBS, ABC, France 24, Canadian TV, Fox News and NPR.
His latest appearances can be found here: www.globalstratltd.com
Olivier is regularly interviewed and quoted in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, the Telegraph, the Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Village Voice, Chicago Tribune, Le Figaro, Liberation, Wiener Zeitung, El Pais.
Olivier is also the author of the Libya Chapter in the John Hopkins- SAIS book “Paradigm in the Mediterranean”. View Here
He was until July 2014 the Director of Research at the Henry Jackson Society, a British foreign policy think tank, where he was responsible for setting the strategic agenda for the research department and overseeing the Society’s academic focus, as well as conducting his own research on geopolitics in the MENA region.
Born in Morocco, raised in Spain and France and educated in Cologne and Paris, Olivier spent twelve years, working as a Portfolio Manager for two financial firms in the USA. Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, he left the world of finance to work as a geopolitics and risk analysis consultant for large multinationals and governments alike first in Washington DC and then France, before joining The Henry Jackson Society in London in 2013.
GlobalStrat is a geopolitical risk and security consultancy firm with a regional specialization on Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where it has built a reliable and extensive source network.
GlobalStrat clients include governments in Europe, Africa and the Middle East along large multinationals, Sovereign Wealth Funds, asset managers and large law firms.
GlobalStrat provides bespoke security and country risk studies for corporations assessing the risk/reward to enter a foreign market or to update on the security situation in a market where the company is already present.
GlobalStrat provides advice on terrorism matters to various governments in the EMEA region including analysis on groups ranging from Islamic State to al-Qaeda to Boko Haram to al-Shabaab and Hezbollah.
GlobalStrat has a great track record predicting hotspots, trends such as the dramatic rise of terrorism in the West including attacks on Paris, the rise of the Islamic State, the Saudi-Iran proxy war, an attack on Sharm el Sheikh, Libya’s becoming a bigger problem than Syria…
GlobalStrat provides very informative commentary on risks likely to impact on existing or prospective investments.
GlobalStrat focuses on predictions and actionable information in order to pre-emptively identify risks on specific markets.
GlobalStrat offers weekly conference calls along with face to face meetings on major security and geopolitical global events and trends.
GlobalStrat is a Strategic Partner of renowned Security Boutique Firm Burrill Green.
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