The Risk Advisory Group appoints Tim Eyles as Chair to lead international growth
The Risk Advisory Group, a leading global risk management consultancy, has appointed Tim Eyles, former Managing Partner of international law firm Taylor Wessing, as Chair to lead the firm’s plans for strategic growth and to strengthen its international profile.
In his new role as Chair of The Risk Advisory Group, Tim will be responsible for guiding the global expansion of the firm, while continuing to grow the business and provide the world’s leading corporations and governments with the highest quality intelligence, investigations and security services.
Tim has accumulated deep experience of leadership in professional services and as an adviser to both listed and private business across a range of sectors. His most recent position was as Chair of the international board and Managing Partner at Taylor Wessing, a role he held for nearly ten years. Under Tim’s leadership, Taylor Wessing’s global turnover increased by 60% and its profitability by 90%, with an extensive geographic expansion via mergers involving 20 additional offices in Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East and a transformation in its brand.
Commenting on his appointment, David Claridge, Group Chief Executive Officer of The Risk Advisory Group said: “Tim is a proven leader of people businesses. He has deep expertise in motivating individuals and teams, and in building strong client relationships. His track record in transformation and growth mirrors our own aspirations and assured us that he is the ideal person to guide our efforts to reach new markets. I am excited to be working with him.”
Tim Eyles, Chair of The Risk Advisory Group, said: “I am thrilled to be joining The Risk Advisory Group. I am hugely impressed with the company’s ability to be the trusted partner of some of the world’s best-known businesses, from private institutions to governments and public bodies. The trust and integrity at the core of the firm’s ethos are critical in protecting the reputations of those clients. I am looking forward to beginning work with the Board of Directors to lead the company into what I anticipate will be an exciting phase of ambitious international growth and development.”
The Risk Advisory Group helps the world’s most discerning organisations to manage their competitor, integrity, political and security risks. It provides intelligence, investigations and security services to support organisations dealing with complex international threats, from terrorism, political instability, corruption and fraud among many others. For further information, please visit www.riskadvisory.com
Tim spent 30 years at international law firm Taylor Wessing, latterly as Chair of the firm’s International Board and UK Managing Partner, a role he held for nearly ten years. Before that he was a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice focussing on M&A transactions and earlier in his career a partner in Goodman Derrick.
Through these roles Tim has accumulated deep experience of leadership in professional services and as an adviser to both listed and private businesses across a range of sectors.
He also holds a number of other board level positions including Chair roles at the Royal Society of Arts, Jerwood Arts and the Theatres Trust.
The Risk Advisory Group is a leading independent global risk consultancy that helps businesses grow whilst protecting their people, their assets and their brands. By providing facts, intelligence and analysis, The Risk Advisory Group helps its clients negotiate complex and uncertain environments to choose the right opportunities, in the right markets, with the right partners.
The company was founded in 1997, employs 125 people and has offices in Washington DC, New York, London, Moscow, Dubai, Beirut and Hong Kong.
For more information please visit www.riskadvisory.com
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