GRP announces the constitution of an Advisory Board

As a part of its expansion strategy, Global Risk Profile (GRP) reinforces its team with a distinguished group of internationally renowned experts. Nicolas Giannakopoulos will chair the Advisory Board. He is joined by Professor Nikos Passas and Leonardo Borlini, PhD.

The newly created Advisory Board will seek to provide deep insights into compliance procedures, anti-corruption measures, money-laundering preventive strategies. The knowledge, experience, and skills of the members of the Advisory Board will support GRP’s growth and further development.

Joel Pastre, CEO of GRP: “We are extremely proud to announce the formation of the Advisory Board composed of brilliant professionals with extensive experience in various aspects of due diligence investigations and compliance procedures. Their expertise will guide the company in achieving even higher levels of quality and precision”.

GRP’s Advisory Board includes the following members with outstanding expertise spanning the breadth and scope from due diligence investigation to asset recovery and mergers:

Nicolas Giannakopoulos, ChairmanMr. Giannakopoulos is the President and co-founder of the Organized Crime Observatory (OCO) and Director of Inside.CO SA, a Geneva-based criminal investigation company. He has also participated in numerous research programs and was in charge of the three-year research program “Swiss Corruption and Organized Crime” financed by the Swiss Confederation. He has closely collaborated with magistrates and police services in many jurisdictions and was awarded the Medal of Merit by the Brazilian judicial authorities for his professional achievements.

Nikos Passas, Professor, MemberMr. Passas is professor of criminology and criminal justice at Northeastern University, and co-director of the Institute for Security and Public Policy. He is also visiting professor at the Basel Institute on Governance and Vienna University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication’s Center for Corporate Governance & Business Ethics. He specializes in the study of corruption, illicit financial/trade flows, sanctions, informal fund transfers, remittances, terrorism, white-collar crime, financial regulation, organized crime and international crimes. He has published more than 220 articles, book chapters, reports and books in 14 languages.

Leonardo Borlini, PhD, MemberMr. Borlini holds degrees from Bocconi University, the University of Pavia and the University of Cambridge, including a PhD in International Law and Economics. Since 2012, he is a member of the Department of Legal Studies of Bocconi University and Faculty Member of the PhD in Legal Studies. Mr. Borlini also acts as a part of the United Nations Expert Group working on Anti-Corruption Academic materials. Mr. Borlini worked as associate lawyer of Grande Stevens Law Firm and consulted the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.