The importance of intelligence in an ever more complex world

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DateThursday, September 18, 2014
Time12:00 - 14:00
Speaker(s)Adrian Stones and Oliver Gorton, Co-Directors of ALACO

Adrian Stones - Director at ALACO

Adrian Stones joined Alaco in 2005. His work typically involves an eclectic mix of intelligence-driven assignments for corporate clients and private investors. He regularly handles assignments in sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the former Soviet Union, particularly where there is a political dimension to the work. He travels frequently to Moscow, Washington and New Delhi.

Before joining Alaco Adrian spent 19 years working for the British Government in a variety of security and intelligence-related functions. His postings included Harare, New Delhi, Washington and Kiev. He speaks Russian. Adrian has a degree in Music from the University of Exeter.

Oliver Gorton - Director at ALACO

Oliver Gorton joined Alaco in 2006. He works with clients across a broad range of due diligence and litigation support investigations in both developed and emerging markets. He has extensive experience of pre-transaction due diligence, managing longstanding relationships with leading investment banks, supporting their capital markets, M&A and private banking teams. He has led many multi-jurisdictional dispute-related assignments for in-house counsel, involving asset tracing and fraud investigations, together with FCPA checks for corporate clients operating in unfamiliar territories. His broad international footprint includes regular work in Russia and the CIS, Africa, South-East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe. He speaks Spanish and French.

Prior to Alaco, Oliver worked for twelve years in client-facing research roles, firstly at a leading international headhunting firm and then for a specialist research consultancy. He has a degree in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.

FeesGuest: CHF 75.00
IMD Alumni: CHF 75.00
Member: CHF 20.00
VenueHotel Metropole
Quai Général Guisan 34
Registration DeadlineMonday, September 15, 2014

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