Hans Tino Hansen
Hans Tino Hansen is founder and CEO of Risk Intelligence. He specialises in intelligence, terrorism, insurgency, organised crime and piracy as well as contingency planning. He led the development of the “Four Circles Model” for understanding the impact of and inter-relation between terrorism, insurgency, organised crime and piracy. He has advised a number of companies and governmental organisations at management level since the founding of Protocol in 2001 and as Risk Intelligence since 2007.
From 1997 to 2001 he was CEO of East and Central European Advisors (ECEA). Partly in parallel, 1996-1998, he was President of the European non-governmental organisation for young future leaders, Young Europeans for Security (YES); from 1994-1996 he served as Secretary General.
He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen. Prior to his studies he served in the Danish Army for two years and later in the army reserve as a mortar platoon commander.
He has contributed to books on maritime security and is regularly consulted as an expert commentator by the international and Danish media.
Dirk Steffen is the Director of Consultancy at Risk Intelligence. He manages projects ranging from shipboard security surveys to accompanying vessels in high risk areas. He is a proponent of intelligence-driven security for ships based on situational awareness, good tactical training and layered defensive measures.
Dirk served 12 years in the German Navy as a clearance diving and navigating officer on minehunters and as an instructor for ship divers. After leaving the navy in 2000 he worked on maritime security and oil & gas related projects in West and North Africa. He also retains a reserve commission as a Commander, which he exercises at the German Navy’s Fleet HQ in Glücksburg.
He holds a MA in Military Studies (Naval Warfare) from the American Military University.
Nis Leerskov Mathiesen
Nis coordinates the efforts of Risk Intelligence’s analysts worldwide. His own area of expertise is intelligence methodology as well as European maritime threats, terrorism and operational challenges off Somalia.
Nis is a member of the editorial board of Strategic Insights, Risk Intelligence’s publication on maritime security. He has spoken at both commercial and military conferences, focusing on maritime intelligence analysis as well as the current situation of piracy off Somalia.
Nis lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has sailed on a sail training ship and as an AB on Danish coasters. He holds a Cand.Mag. in Rhetoric from the University of Copenhagen and a MA in Intelligence and International Security from King’s College London.
Dr. Guy Wilson-Roberts
Guy's analysis work covers the Americas, North Asia, and Oceania. He is also a member of the editorial board of Strategic Insights, Risk Intelligence's publication on maritime security, and is the editor for MaRisk.
Prior to joining Risk Intelligence, Guy worked on energy security for Petromedia Ltd., was a policy advisor for the New Zealand Police and the Ministry of Defence, and was the deputy director of the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University in Wellington.
Guy has a PhD in political science from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and is a dual New Zealand-Canadian citizen. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Andrej holds responsibility for sales and marketing activities in Risk Intelligence and is the initial point of contact for most potential clients by arranging sales trips, conducting product presentations and coordinating seminars and conferences.
Customer relations and producing proposals is a part of Andrej’s daily duties as well as updating the company management on sales related matters.
After graduating from the Royal Danish Air Force College in 1988 as 1st Lieutenant, Andrej continued active service including two duty missions to the conflict in former Yugoslavia. In 1995, he was offered a commercial career initially as a trainee and later as an area sales manager in the world’s largest supplier of consumer goods for diplomatic missions and international organisations. Since then, he has been working as a sales manager in various companies.
Daniil is the Head of Business Development and his primary objectives are attracting new customers and creating new market opportunities. He aims to tailor the services of Risk Intelligence to a client’s specific needs. Together with Andrej, he is responsible for sales.
Prior to joining Risk Intelligence, Daniil primarily worked in the financial sector. His main focus was CIS countries and the Nordic area. He has held senior banking positions in Moscow and Stockholm.
Daniil iives in Stockholm, Sweden. He graduated from the London School of Economics in international relations and Lund University in economics.
Lisbeth Skjødt first and foremost manages the daily administration at Risk Intelligence in Vedbæk. She sets up and supports new MaRisk users, does the layout on Strategic Insights, and edits Risk Intelligence’s webcast movies.
Lisbeth holds a master's degree in history and communication. She has previously worked with film, television and advertising as a Producer and Project Manager.
Henrik Ehlers Kragh
Henrik is responsible for coordinating Risk Intelligence’s corporate initiatives and managing client projects across business areas. He is also leading a number of client relations and business development initiatives.
Before joining Risk Intelligence Henrik was Head of Anti-Piracy Coordination in Maersk Line and he has been working with complex maritime risk and security issues since early 2007. Henrik is a graduate from the Danish General Staff Course and before retiring as a major Henrik held a number of command and staff positions, among other as an analyst at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS).
Henrik holds a MA in Disaster Management from Copenhagen and Lund universities.
Risk Intelligence has a range of associate analysts working with both topical and geographical areas. The associate analysts provide access to expert knowledge that would otherwise be difficult to develop and maintain within a company. The background of the analysts includes academia, intelligence analysis and military.
Augmenting the full time consultants, Risk Intelligence has a pool of experienced consultants that provide shipboard and management level advisory services. The background of these consultants is typically naval officers and senior NCOs, as well as from the merchant navy.