Whispering Bell offers political risk consulting to international corporations operating throughout the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Since the onset of the Arab Spring in 2011, political uncertainty has prevailed throughout the region, forcing multinational corporations with established business interests to reassess long-term strategic plans and assumptions. Moreover, international corporations entering new markets in the region may not fully understand the potential impact of political instability to their personnel, assets and investments. Whispering Bell can provide strategic advisory and analysis to help underpin corporate decision-making.

The level of political risk varies from country to country. Sometimes this is manifested in the removal and replacement of governments, as witnessed in many countries during the Arab Spring. In other cases, more stable political environments can experience a change of the incumbent political party after elections or the passing of key legislation with potential regulatory and financial consequences for corporations. The probability and impact of these changes must be identified and mitigated against prior to entering a new market and the commission of significant resources.

Whispering Bell has been tracking political developments in the region for more than eight years. Our team of political analysts and consultants have extensive backgrounds in government, military, academia and business from varying sectors and industries. We have years of experience advising international corporate clients on the likelihood and impact of major political developments on business operations and investments, as well as measures to mitigate the potential risks when they occur. Whispering Bell’s team is multilingual and can provide on the ground, actionable insight into political developments affecting international corporations in these challenging environments.

Whispering Bell’s political risk consulting services cover the following areas:

  • Political Risk Advisory and Bespoke Reports
  • Relationship and Influence Mapping
  • Market Entry and Business Development Support
  • Regulatory and Compliance Consulting

For more information on our Political risk consulting services, please contact Whispering Bell at [email protected]