Walter Courage




Walter Courage


London, UK

Walter is a director and one of the founding members of The Risk Advisory Group.

His career was spent in the army, which he joined from The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1961.  He retired in 1996 with the rank of Major General. Much of his service was spent in Germany, interspersed with postings to the UK, Canada and Libya. Whilst in Germany, he commanded his regiment, followed by the 4th Armoured Brigade. This was followed by a full tour as Chief of Staff of the United Nations Force in Cyprus, before returning to Germany as head External Affairs Division. 

He was awarded the Companion of the Order of Bath (CB) for his work in negotiating the initial phases of the withdrawal of the British Forces from Germany and for his contribution to Anglo-German cooperation. He finished his army career as Director General Territorial Army, which at the time contained 58,000 men and women.

He is involved in 20+ start-up enterprises as an investor/advisor.

Get to know Walter Courage

My area of expertise

Developing and maintaining close relationships with clients to understand their requirements and coordinating the internal skills to help our clients in the best way possible.

Why I love what I do

Working with a worldwide team of highly-skilled, intelligent and multinational groups of people. 

What sets Risk Advisory apart

Quality of colleagues – their integrity, ethics, loyalty and the close teamwork throughout the business.


Intelligence delivered ingeniously

Helping key decision makers, make the right commercial decisions