We fill critical information gaps to help companies and investors capitalise on opportunities, manage risks and make confident decisions

What we do

  • Enhanced Due Diligence

    + M&A support + Regulatory risks + Vetting new & existing JV partners, counterparties & employees

  • Reputation & Crisis Management

    + Media monitoring + Digital footprint & profile management + Intelligence support + Investigation into counterparties

  • Investigations, Litigation Support & Asset Tracing

    + Asset profiling + Intelligence & evidence gathering + Internal investigations + Witness development

  • Commercial Intelligence

    + Sector analysis + Stakeholder & competitor mapping + Intelligence on bidding dynamics

  • Strategic Intelligence

    + Market entry / exit + Political analysis + Government relations & advocacy

Who we work for

  • Corporates

    + Fortune Global 500, FTSE, DAX, CAC 40, TSX, Hang Seng companies

    + Board, C-suite, M&A, GC & compliance heads

  • Financial Services

    + Sovereign Wealth & Pension Funds

    + Global banks

    + Hedge funds

    + Private equity

  • Law Firms

    + Global law firms

    + Specialist Litigation & Arbitration firms

    + Chambers and Legal 500 firms

Key Facts

  • Core focus on human source intelligence from global network

  • Strictest legal and compliance standards

  • Experienced team drawn from intelligence, diplomacy, finance, law and law enforcement

  • Employee owned company underscoring a personal focus on service delivery

  • Flexible approach to service delivery based on client commercial need

  • Intelligence gathering managed directly by senior in-house team

  • Client base of global law firms, corporates and financial institutions

  • Long-established 16 year-old business

Regional Heads

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    Clive Newell

    Head of Middle East & North Africa
    clivenewell@g3.co
    1. 35-year career in the UK Foreign Service
    2. Postings in Iran, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Turkey, Russia and Canada
    3. Speaks French, Russian, Farsi and Turkish
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    Emily Evans

    Analyst
    1. Previously with FCO Amman, Jordan
    2. Speaks Arabic and French
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    Nick Ogle

    Head of Americas
    nickogle@g3.co
    1. 11 years as a specialist investigator with Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise and the UK’s National Crime Agency
    2. Postings in Afghanistan and Spain
    3. Lived in the Middle East for 6 years and maintains an extensive network
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    James Harris

    Latin America
    jamesharris@g3.co
    1. Focus on complex due diligence investigations
    2. Previous career in Business Intelligence
    3. Speaks Spanish and Portuguese
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    Tom Russell

    Head of Europe
    tomrussell@g3.co
    1. 20 years’ experience managing complex investigations
    2. Led KPMG Forensic Corporate Intelligence team
    3. Fluent in French and German
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    Stratos Karkasidis

    Eastern and Southern Europe
    stratoskarakasidis@g3.co
    1. 5 years’ experience in financial services sector with a proven background in intelligence gathering and reporting
    2. Based in Poland and Greece, maintains extensive network in Southern and Eastern Europe
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    Darcie Allen

    Head of Sub-Saharan Africa
    darcieallen@g3.co
    1. Full career in business intelligence focusing exclusively in Africa
    2. Maintains wide-ranging network throughout Africa, particularly in Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
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    Mike Regan

    Africa
    michaelregan@g3.co
    1. Former UK Foreign Service
    2. UK Foreign Service for 27 years, preceded by military service and work in City of London
    3. Expertise Africa, Middle East and South Asia
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    Dr August Hanning

    Head of Russia & CIS
    augusthanning@g3.co
    1. Former Head of German Intelligence Services (BND)
    2. Former Secretary of State for Germany’s Interior Ministry
    3. Expertise in the Middle East, Russia and CIS
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    Rupert Benzecry

    Russia & CIS
    rupertbenzecry@g3.co
    1. Analyst and investigator specialising in Russia and CIS
    2. Ex Herbert Smith Freehills and was a qualified solicitor
    3. Proficient in Russian, Spanish and Serbo-Croat
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    Mike Swaine

    Head of Asia-Pacific
    michaelswaine@g3.co
    1. 2 years working for the British Embassy in Beijing
    2. Maintains extensive network across China and South-East Asia
    3. Fluent in Mandarin
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    Aakash Brahmachari

    Subcontinental Asia
    aakashbrahmachari@g3.co
    1. Career in Asian intelligence
    2. Extensive network in South Asia having worked there for 9 years
    3. Fluent in Hindi and Bengali

Product Heads

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    Nick Alcock

    CEO
    nickalcock@g3.co
    1. 13 years in the UK Foreign Service
    2. Regional expertise: Middle East
    3. 8 years at Barings Bank, advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital raising
    4. Speaks Arabic
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    Michael Bevan

    Chairman
    michaelbevan@g3.co
    1. 20-year career in Finance
    2. Regional expertise: Asia & Middle East
    3. Focus on buy-side clients - private and public
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    Dave Jones

    Head of Investigations
    davidjones@g3.co
    1. Ex-investigator with Scotland Yard and the National Crime Squad
    2. Extensive experience in criminal and politically-sensitive investigations
    3. Plays lead role on G3’s asset tracing, investigations and enhanced due diligence work
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    Tom Russell

    Head of Commercial Intelligence
    tomrussell@g3.co
    1. 20 years’ experience managing complex investigations
    2. Led KPMG Forensic Corporate Intelligence team
    3. Fluent in French and German

Senior Advisers

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    Jacques Battistella

    Former Chairman of Compagnie Industrielle de Lasers (CILAS)

    jacquesbattistell@g3.co

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    Max Baucus

    Former United States Ambassador to China and member of CIA advisory panel

    maxbaucus@g3.co

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    Tim Clark

    Former Senior Partner of Slaughter and May

    timclark@g3.co

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    Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros

    High Commissionner of the Spain Brand and Vice President of Inditex

    carlosespinos@g3.co

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    Hans de Gier

    Former Chairman of GAM Holding

    hansdegier@g3.co