Principal Analyst – Europe & CIS, Country Risk, IHS Markit
Ms. Blanka Kolenikova, principal analyst for Europe and CIS in
Country Risk at IHS Markit, focuses on political,
regulatory,operational and security risks in Eastern and Western
Serving as deputy head for the European and CIS team at IHS Markit,
she advises major international corporate financial and public
organizations on risk in the region, including political stability,
civil unrest, terrorism, war, geopolitics and the business
environment. She produces in-depth, and commercially relevant
analyses and forecasts, country background reports, market-entry
and corporate intelligence projects and qualitative risk ratings.
An experienced public speaker, she makes frequent media
appearances, including the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Sky News, Reuters, and
Slovakia's Hospodárske Noviny. She has expertise analyzing
European markets, with a focus on the Central Europe and Greece.
Ms. Blanka Kolenikova holds her Master of Arts in Area Studies from
the University of London UK and a Bachelor of Arts in History and
Spanish from Middlesex University, UK, and University of
Prešov. Slovakia. She has lived in Slovakia and resides in the
United Kingdom, and speaks fluent Slovak, Czech, and English, and
basic Spanish and Russian.