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20.12.2023
Charles founded Audere International in 2015 as a specialist commercial intelligence and investigations company emphasising quality human source and analytical research. He entered the industry in 2004 after leaving JP Morgan Chase and headed up a US-owned practice in London. Charles expanded the business into emerging and frontier markets also establishing a sizeable security company […]
10.11.2023
Malcolm Rifkind began practicing law in 1969 and became a Queen’s Counsel in 1985. He represented Pentlands in Parliament from 1974 to 1997. He served as a junior minister under Margaret Thatcher, as Secretary of State for Scotland and for Transport before, in 1992, becoming Secretary of State for Defence and from 1995 to 1997 […]
20.03.2024
Glenn is spearheading Audere's expansion in North America and also specialises in business development efforts globally. He has over two decades of experience in intelligence and investigations,
09.05.2023
Mike Longstaff is the Managing Director of Audere Securus. An experienced senior executive with proven track record in business development, stakeholder engagement, relationship management and international relations, with an in-depth knowledge of contemporary defence and security global issues, specifically in the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Indo-Pacific. He has served in numerous senior […]
05.03.2021
Oliver spent ten years building and managing mining, security and logistics operations in Africa, including four years as Managing Director of a new mining venture in South Africa; Junior Operations Manager of a gold exploration operation in the hostile Karamoja region of North East Uganda; Madagascar Country Manager for a ASX listed company that developed […]
10.11.2023
Monika leads our Business Intelligence and Investigations practice. She offers guidance to clients on a range of matters, including pre-transactional, transactional, and post-transactional stages. Her expertise encompasses complex transactional due diligence, market entry strategies, and the management of investor disputes. Working closely with multinational corporations, family offices, and investment funds, Monika provides them with actionable […]
05.03.2021
Teagan leads our litigation support and disputes practice. She works closely with corporate clients, external counsel and litigation funders to provide strategic intelligence for litigation and arbitration proceedings, internal investigations and sovereign asset tracing. Her work includes pre-litigation assessments, large-scale fraud and corruption investigations and multi-jurisdictional asset tracing at various stages of enforcement. She has […]
26.01.2022
A native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker, Vivien specialises in the Asia Pacific region and complex investigations. Vivien started her career in foreign direct investment consulting. Prior to joining Audere, Vivien worked at several prominent global corporate intelligence firms on behalf of a wide range of clients including banks, sovereign funds, PEs, law firms and multinational […]
10.11.2023
Burcu has extensive on-the-ground knowledge of the Middle East, and has lived in Turkey, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, China, and the US. Burcu has taught Middle East politics, conflict, and peacebuilding studies at the University of Cambridge, where she earned her PhD. Previously, she worked with the United Nations Development Programme, conducted research for the International […]
10.11.2023
Based in Tokyo, Jean-François brings over 30 years’ experience advising governments and leading multinational institutions on bridging the Asian and European markets. Jean-François has also worked in both trading and management roles at some of the world’s leading financial institutions, including: CEO, Asia-Pacific for Dresdner Klenwort, the investment banking arm of Dresdner Bank; Managing Director […]
15.12.2023
Edward has over two decades of experience as a senior investment professional managing distressed debt investments, special situations investments, and financial transactions in global markets.
18.11.2022
Mathieu has for many years worked on corporate intelligence cases, due diligence, and geopolitical risk analysis related to Russia, Ukraine, and the Former Soviet Union in both the public and private sectors. Based in New York, Mathieu is a Consulting Fellow with the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House.
10.11.2023
Sam graduated with a first in French, Arabic, and Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from St Anthony’s College at the University of Oxford. He has worked for media and charity organisations in a range of jurisdictions across EMEA.
10.11.2023
Jordan graduated from University of Bristol with a MSc in International Security, after earning his BA in History and International Relations from University of Exeter and has worked in policy and political communications and for NGOs in Greece and in London.
10.11.2023
Will graduated from Durham University with a BA in French and Russian and has worked for businesses in Paris and Moscow. Before Audere, he had worked as a consultant to a global corporate intelligence firm; as an analyst for an Africa-focused political risk consultancy; and as a financial researcher for a London-based expert network start-up.
10.11.2023
A fluent Portuguese and Japanese-speaker, Thais holds a master’s degree in international Peace and Security from King’s College London where she wrote her thesis on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Thais has conducted research and analysis for the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United […]
10.11.2023
After serving for over a decade as a Royal Marine Commando, Jonny worked extensively with US environmental, security, and engineering companies and in leadership positions in a leading UK medical, safety, and mine/UXO clearance service provider, as well as a prominent integrated risk management group. Jonny’s experience spans Iraq, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Libya, Kuwait, the […]
10.11.2023
Bryan served over 40 years serving in the British Army, primarily in the Special Forces. He has delivered specialist security risk management consultation globally for both Government services and commercial companies and has a proven record of success in setting up physical security facilities and personnel security (vetting) regimes and in assessing and understanding regulatory […]
20.12.2023
John possesses a distinguished 17-year tenure in the British Military, marked by acquiring specialised security skills. Post-service, he gained over 30 years of security management expertise across various sectors and regions. His roles included training, policy development, and extensive international experience in countries like the USA, Mexico, Kenya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Ukraine. He holds […]
10.11.2023
Tom graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA (hons) in International Relations and won the Deans Commendation Award. Tom’s studies focused on conflict, genocide, and counter terrorism, culminating in a thesis examining how wildlife conservation strategies could counter the drivers of violent extremism in Northern Kenya. Tom subsequently assisted King’s College London Study […]
20.12.2023
Catriona is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in practice and industry. A former Big 4 auditor who has worked with a variety of clients ranging from FTSE companies to family run entities. Her most recent experience has been working in the healthcare industry, managing a group of 18+ practices including all month end procedures […]
20.12.2023
Beth is a C-Suite Executive Assistant who supports the senior leadership team. Following studying Business & Management at Oxford Brookes, Beth went on to continue her studies, beginning her CIMA qualification whilst working within a finance team for the Ministry of Defence before joining Audere.
08.03.2021
Lady Olga has over 35 years’ experience in security and governmental activities important to business. As a Member of Parliament from 1992 – 1997, Lady Olga specialised in defence and security issues. She founded and is president of the Defence and Security Forum, an influential foreign affairs and defence think tank. Lady Olga has been […]
17.07.2023
James has spent over 40 years managing a complex range of security and intelligence risks around the world. After graduating from Oxford University in 1980, he travelled widely across Soviet-occupied Afghanistan with the Mujahideen. He served in the British embassies in Lima and Islamabad; was CEO of an investment bank in Karachi; Iraq country manager […]
19.07.2023
Having first served in the region as an Army officer with the peacekeeping force in the Sinai in 1984, Jamie has nearly forty years’ experience in the Middle East. His diplomatic career included postings in Egypt, Yemen, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Washington, as well as being the British Ambassador in Bahrain, Oman and Chile. Jamie […]
27.03.2021
Sir Tony Brenton served two tours in the British embassy in Moscow, including as UK Ambassador 2004-8. He oversaw the British Embassy in Washington DC throughout the Iraq war and also dealt with the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident and the establishment of the International Criminal Court. Since leaving the Foreign Office, Sir Tony been […]
10.11.2023
Alan’s deep business experience in complex growth markets, especially in Asia. Early in his career, Alan acted as Strategy Director of United Distillers, CEO of Piersons (a division of Courtaulds Textiles), as a banker with SG Warburg and a member of the Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street. Alan co-founded ECube Investment Advisors, offering ESG […]
10.11.2023
Whit founded and edited the English editions of Russia newspapers in Novosibirsk and Vladivosok in the early 1990s and was a journalist and researcher in Hong Kong, Sarajevo, Seoul, Istanbul and Kosovo. Whit has spent the last twenty years advising prime ministers, generals, ambassadors and UN peacekeeping missions on the intersection of conflict and communications. […]

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