Principal Analyst – Middle East and North Africa, Country Risk, IHS MarkitMr. Columb Strack is a principal analyst at IHS Markit, specializing in Political and Security Risk Forecasting for the Middle East and North Africa.
He is the lead developer of the Conflict Monitor, which provides cutting-edge, data-driven conflict analysis for the insurgencies in Syria and Iraq. He oversees the regional OSINT collection team and provides vital information and insights for insurance, corporate security, supply chain energy, NGO and government customers. He has been quoted by the BBC, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg and other respected media. Previously, he worked for specialist intelligence company Exclusive Analysis, and for a Gulf-based strategic think tank. Mr. Strack holds a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, and he studied the Arabic language at universities in Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco.
- Economics & Country Risk
- Country risk
- Security risk
- Terrorism & Country Risk