Expert in security advisory services, program design and the application of technology to risk management, Lianne Kennedy-Boudali joins Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting department in the Americas as a Principal. 

Kennedy-Boudali most recently worked as the chief strategy officer at a risk consultancy supporting private clients and corporations, where she led client engagements for advisory services, threat intelligence, risk management and strategic planning. Previously, she managed an international research group working for a U.S. cyber security company in Abu Dhabi.  
“I could not be more excited to join the Security and Risk Consulting practice at Control Risks,” says Kennedy-Boudali. “At a time when organizations are facing a rapidly changing risk environment, I look forward to supporting our clients in managing risk in a way that leverages data and technology to facilitate future opportunity.” 

Kennedy-Boudali's earlier professional experience includes serving as an international policy analyst with the RAND Corporation, where she conducted complex research studies as part of its national security research department. Prior to RAND, she taught in the social sciences department of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where she conducted research for its Combating Terrorism Center. She holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz.