Rosie Hawes, Partner in Control Risks' Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in Greater China and North Asia, discusses the importance of supply chain visibility in the wake of Covid-19 disruption.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen governments and organisations turn to data for their decision-making like never before, reflecting not only the increased prevalence of data, but also the speed at which leaders have come to understand how to harness its power. But numbers alone can be misleading. Dane Chamorro chats to Allanna Rigby, our data analytics lead in the Asia Pacific region, about how COVID-19 is the “limelight crisis” for data scientists, and how data has helped businesses navigate the pandemic's trickiest challenges – including supply chain breakdowns, labour availability issues, and spotting corporate wrongdoing.
Barnaby Fletcher, Control Risks’ lead analyst for Southern Africa, speaks with Halima Aden and Rose Mumanya, two of our researchers based in Nairobi, to discuss the growing threat of food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. This is part of a regular series of podcasts exploring the impact of COVID-19 on this dynamic, but vulnerable, region.
Dane Chamorro chats to Andrew Macintosh, who leads Control Risks’ Asia Pacific forensics and investigations practice. Fraud and corporate malfeasance typically rises during periods of economic fragility, and Dane and Andrew discuss how business can avoid problems such as asset loss, IP theft, and wrongdoing by employees.
Vincent Rouget, our lead on West and Central Africa, and Clare Morton, an associate director in our business intelligence focused on Africa, discuss the effect that the uncertainty created by COVID-19 is having on investors and lenders in Africa, both in the short term and the longer term.
Dane Chamorro and Kent Kedl – two of our partners based in Singapore and Shanghai – discuss China, its growth prospects in the wake of COVID-19, and how what happens in China will affect global supply chains.
Dane Chamorro and Steve Wilford, two of our partners based in Singapore, discuss the opportunities and obstacles in key Asian markets as businesses reopen after months of lockdown. This is the first in a regular series of podcasts exploring the impact of COVID-19 on this vital region.