Country Risk Intelligence

Forward looking, strategic insight on key markets and global issues

Whether you are looking to high-grade country risks for potential investments; monitor threats to your assets in key markets; or develop a forward-looking, strategic view of the global issues shaping your commercial decisions, we are uniquely placed to support you.

By combining deep expertise across political, economic, environmental and social issues with our unrivalled global risk data and advanced forecasting capabilities, we deliver a unique, holistic approach to risk assessment and due diligence. Through our independent, objective and actionable risk intelligence, you can anticipate strategic threats, optimise commercial opportunities and proactively manage issues before they emerge.

How our Country Risk Intelligence makes you more effective

“Its helpful you having so much data behind your analysis. We found other providers rely too much on public data and news. That‘s why we went with Verisk Maplecroft.”

E&S Risk Specialist

Anticipate future risks

Scenario mapping

We outline future scenarios with assigned probabilities wherever possible to give you actionable reference points, not just vague opinion

Risks & drivers

Analysts are trained to go beyond the headlines, always providing their outlook on how risks and their drivers will develop over the near term

Robust data

Risk analysis and forward-looking data for all key markets across the full range of global & local risks your operations and investments are exposed to

“Your work is especially valuable for new country entry; there is nowhere else we can get the level of intelligence so quickly.”

Global Lead, External Relations - Offshore Wind

Challenge internal assumptions

External view

Our analysts can act as an extension of your team, providing independent views that will challenge or validate internal assumptions

Impact orientated

Scenario mapping exercises outline key risks and events, assessing their likelihood and potential impact to help you design mitigation plans


The entire service is designed to remove subjectivity from the way you view risk through benchmarking against data, robust peer-review and our diverse mix of experts

“Excellent research, timely reports, regular communications. The relationship we have with the analysts is excellent.”

Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Analysis

Make faster, smarter decisions

Targeted research

We build our research agenda around your needs by working with you to understand your business and focus on what matters to you

Curated insight

Our region heads and sector leads curate regular tailored digests of our insights, delivered with additional value-added commentary on the most material issues

Ask the Analyst

Our analysts are available to help you unpack our data or for briefings on specific regions, risks & themes of interest

To discuss your needs and how our risk intelligence can support you…

Why clients work with us


What sets us apart

Our unique skillset

With a team of 50+ analysts, expert consultants and data scientists, alongside the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of global risk data and predictive analytics, you have access to an unrivalled depth of expertise and resources


We tailor our approach according to our clients’ strategic priorities, focusing on the ESG and political issues that matter most to them at the global, regional, country and local level


Underpinning everything we do are our expert analysts and consultants. They can act as an extension of your internal risk team, either challenging or validating preconceptions or shining light on the issues you might have missed


How we work


Through briefings, workshops, roundtables and a stream of research materials we will build your internal knowledge and capabilities so you can take proactive steps to improve business performance


You will enjoy high levels of access to our analysts. They will provide expert analysis and draw on our global risk datasets and advanced analytics to map out risk exposures and their implications to your business


Our clients are typically engaged in strategy and planning, including the c-suite; those leading on government affairs and risk; and heads of regional business units


What we deliver

Strategic foresight

  • Advanced forecasting, scenario analysis and horizon scanning
  • Global, regional and country risk monitoring
  • Geopolitical risk analysis

Dynamic risk assessment & monitoring

  • ESG and Political Risk issue tracking
  • Locational risk assessments

In-depth research and due diligence

  • Policy impact assessment
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Strategic, operational and reputational risk analysis
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