Future Presentations

  • Risk in emerging markets - an overview, CSARN: Foreign & Commonwealth Office / Overseas Business Risk, Lancaster House
    31 March 2014, Ankush Sharma, Partner Analyst
  • The Rise Of Sectarianism Throughout The Middle East, ASIS 2014 European Security Conference and Exhibition
    3 April 2014, Tim Williams, Managing Director
  • The Impact of the Muslim Brotherhood's Fall, Global Counter Terror Expo, Olympia
    0950-1010 30 April 2014, George Readings, Senior Editor

Recent Talks

  • Prospects for the Politics and Security of MENA in 2014 and beyond, 3rd Annual Oil & Gas Summit Dubai 2014
    5 March 2014, Hugh McLeod, Chairman
  • BRIC countries and other hotspots - what is happening where?, Duty of Care - Protecting Workers Overseas Conference
    19 February 2014, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Al-Qaeda, Syria and The Rise Of Sectarianism Throughout The Middle East, 5th ASIS Middle East Security Conference and Exhibition
    16-18 February 2014, Middle East Affairs Adviser
  • Jihadist Threat to Maritime Targets in the Middle East and North Africa, Transport Security Expo 2013
    14 November 2013, Tim Williams, Managing Director
  • Removal of the Muslim Brotherhood - another phase of instability in the Middle East, ASIS Chicago 2013
    25 September 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director will be chairing this CSO Roundtable Discussion
  • Egypt and Syria - Defining Security in the Middle East For Years to Come, ASIS Chicago 2013 Global Seminar
    24 September 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Managing Risk in Emerging Markets, International Bunkering Industries Association Seminar
    10 September 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • The Syrian Influence on Radicalisation in UK and Around the World, City of London Police Anti-Radicalisation Seminar
    3 September 2013, Tim Williams, Managing Director
  • Trends in Global Risk in the last 12 months - the growing threat from Al-Qaeda affiliates 4th Annual Tackling Kidnapping, Hostage Taking and Hijacking Conference, London
    22 May 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Syria - the Revolution That Shook the Middle East - ASIS 12th European Security Conference, Gothenburg
    16 April 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Sectarianism, Communalism and Jihadism in the Middle East - ASIS 4th Middle East Security Conference, Dubai
    18 February 2013, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Sectarianism, communalism and jihadism in the Middle East - rising violence in the Levant and North Africa, ASIS UK Winter Conference
    6 December 2012 Speaker: Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Presentation to Hewlett Packard Regional Directors' Meeting, Amsterdam
    29 November 2012; Tim Williams, Director Political and Security Risk
  • Managing Business Risks in China at CSARN : Foreign & Commonwealth Office / Overseas Business Risk
    29 November 2012: Karl Barclay, Chairman
  • THE GREAT LIVE DEBATE: Tackling the Maritime Piracy Conundrum, Maritime Security conference at Transport Security Expo
    15 November 2012, Tim Williams, Director Political and Security Risk
  • The Future of Maritime Threats in the Middle East, Maritime Security conference at Transport Security Expo,
    15 November 2012, Tim Williams, Director Political and Security Risk
  • Presentation to Hewlett Packard Regional Security Directors Meeting, Lyons
    25 June 2012; Tim Williams, Director Political and Security Risk
  • Presentation to ICBC, Hong Kong
    13 July 2012; Karl Barclay, Chairman
  • The Arab Spring: the rise of political Islam and jihadist exploitation
    25 April 2012; Counter Terror Expo, Tim Williams, Director Political and Security Risk
  • Working Alongside Political Islam in a Changed Middle East
    April 2012 ASIS European Security Conference & Exhibition; Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Briefings programme, Counter Terror Expo
    April 2012, Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Evolving Threats in the Middle East - what should businesses be aware of?
    22/23 May 2012 Tackling Kidnapping, Hostage Taking, and Hijack Conference; Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Re-Engaging Profitably and Safely with the Libyan Market
    6 March 2012, ADS, Hugh McLeod, Director (ADS is the trade organisation for the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries)
  • Understanding the security threats to the Olympics
    9 Feb 12 ASIS Women in Security; Abigail Gollicker, Head of Client Relations
  • Managing Risk in Emerging and Developing Markets
    14 Dec 11 Gambica, EEF Conference Centre, Broadway House, Tothill Street; Karl Barclay, Chairman
  • Managing Risk in China
    13 Dec 11 CSARN BRIC Event, Guards Club, Piccadilly; Karl Barclay, Chairman
  • After a tumultuous year: where now for al-Qaeda in Asia?
    6 Dec 11 Asia Pacific ASIS Chief Security Officers' Roundtable; Hugh McLeod, Director
  • The threat from al-Qaeda and its affiliates in Asia
    1 Dec 11 Australasian Security and Intelligence Associations' Combined Seminar; Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Two presentations: A Major Security Incident Case Study; The Role of the Head of Corporate Security
    24 Nov 11 Cranfield University, Cranfield Resilience Centre, Shrivenham - Risk and Security Management Course; Karl Barclay, Chairman
  • The threat to our cities and our assets from al-Qaeda and its affiliates in late 2011
    27 Sep 11 Washington DC National Defense Industries Association; Hugh McLeod, Director
  • Understanding the Arab revolutions
    22 Sep 11 Orlando ASIS Global Conference, Hugh McLeod, Director

Listed here are some examples of earlier presentations given by the Stirling Assynt team:


  • Iraq: Provincial overviews
  • Levant, Gulf States and KSA: Prospects for UK business during political transition
  • ME Security Briefing
  • North Africa/ME: Regional prospects for security and stability
  • Political Risk in the Middle East
  • Revolution in the ME: What's next and how will it affect your company?
  • Understanding the Arab Revolutions
  • What next in Egypt and the ME?
  • Islamic extremist hostage taking
  • Tackling Jihadism
  • Tackling Kidnapping, Hostage-taking and Hijack
  • Where now for AQ in Asia
  • AQ: At a turning point
  • AQ's global strategy and the implications for Asia
  • AQ - still on track or busted flush?
  • AQ: What next?
  • Attacks overseas by AQAP and prospects for 2011
  • London's place in AQ's strategy: Thoughts on deterrence
  • Response to an AQ attack and lessons learned
  • The threat in context: AQ and global terrorism in the next decade
  • The threat to our cities and our assets from AQ and its affiliates
  • Crisis Management
  • Horizon scanning for safety and security: ME security and travel briefing.
  • Negocios en India, China y EEUU
  • Predictive intelligence
  • Present and future threats to crowded places
  • Security threats in the CIS: Recent trends
  • The terrorist threat to aviation
  • The terrorist threat to Welsh businesses
  • Understanding global threats and vulnerabilities
  • The Safety Net: Threats of travellers, planes and trains
  • The CBRN threat to Western cities
  • Creating Deterrence in Corporate Security
  • Enhanced due diligence on prospective and existing third party intermediaries
  • Exploiting security intelligence for business advantage
  • Intelligent Corporate Security
  • Managing Risk in Emerging and Developing Markets
  • Managing risk in emerging markets
  • Nigerian Presidential elections 2011: Between greed and fear
  • The Role of the Corporate Head of Security
  • Use of Intelligence in Corporate Security
  • Who will disrupt the Commons?