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About Us

Riesgos Políticos is a start-up in security and political risks that was launched in 2018 with the objective of informing our clients about how they can overcome the uncertainty caused by both national and international political decisions and security conditions in Mexico.

Our Purpose

To generate timely, reliable and tailored information to our clients so that their organizations are able to make short, medium and long term decisions in accordance with national and international political and security conditions.

Our Values

  • We believe in DEMOCRACY as a form of government.
  • We base our work with HONESTY and INTEGRITY.
  • We value the DIVERSITY of opinions and ways of life.
  • We RESPECT the individuality of our clients and collaborators.
  • We BELIEVE that CONSTANT LEARNING allows us to ADAPT to global changes.
  • Our goal isto achieve EXCELLENCE with SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

LETTER FROM THE CEO

If anything has characterized the 21st century, it is economic uncertainty. Since the fatal 9/11 that shook the West and set American national security above world trade, the mortgage crisis of 2008, the recent trade war between the main economic powers and the increase of trade tariffs all over the world in detriment to global commerce, everything has taken decision makers of companies by surprise. In the book Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity, Condoleezza Rice and Amy Zegart explain that the political risks of the 21st century have to do with the probability of political action significantly affecting the assets of an organization, due to its consequences in global commerce. Therefore, all political decisions impact – favorably or unfavorably – the assets of any business.

These “unexpected” events that affect the private sector are not so unexpected. Thanks to the study, analysis and permanent monitoring of vulnerabilities in the operations of a business organization, we can reduce blind spots and anticipate events. Anticipation gives us the advantage to act and make the decisions necessary to safeguard the assets of the companies.

Riesgos Políticos uses a methodology that will make your company more competitive through risk and crisis management. Only the most prepared organizations will survive the onslaught of the economy and global security. Is your organization ready?

-Ricardo Solano Olivera, MSc.

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Ricardo holds a BA in International Relations from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and a MSC in Crisis Management and Security from the University of Leiden, campus The Hague.

He has worked in the Federal Government within the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs in the General Directorate for North America, where he collaborated in the prevention of violence in the border area, and in the negotiation of different bilateral instruments in the field of coordinated and joint patrols.

In the National Security Commissioner’s Office, he was responsible for the administration of the Evaluating Committee of the Penitentiary System and the relationship with the civil society organizations that comprise it. Likewise, he collaborated in the design of the Integral Model of Social Reintegration and in the implementation of the National Law of Criminal Enforcement. He also participated in the evaluation of security of federal penitentiary centers and in focal groups with persons deprived of liberty in order to improve their living conditions.