Olivier Guitta


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Olivier Guitta is the Managing Director of GlobalStrat, a geopolitical risk and security consultancy firm with a regional specialization on Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where he has built a reliable and extensive source network. He is ranked in the Top 250 Terrorism experts in the world, Top 500 National Security and Top 500 Maghreb authority. He has briefed numerous times the UK Home Office, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the European Commission and European Parliament, the United States Congress, NATO, the Swedish Foreign, Defence and Interior Ministries, the Belgian Foreign Ministry and the UAE Foreign and Defence ministries, as well as US presidential candidates, SOCOM and Europol. He has addressed the US Congress, the Parliaments of the United Kingdom, the European Union and Bosnia. He regularly briefs on security and geopolitical matters Members of the U.S. Congress, UK MPs and MEPs.

He is a regular speaker at international security conferences and has lectured at the National Defense University in Washington DC and the Joint Special Operations University in the USA.

His clients include governments in Europe, Africa and the Middle East along large multinationals, Sovereign Wealth Funds, asset managers and large law firms.

He regularly briefs Chief Security Officers from the largest companies in the world on security/terrorism and geopolitical risk.

His writings on geopolitics and security issues have been published in a range of prestigious outlets, including The Times, Le Monde, Forbes, The Daily Beast, World Affairs, Weekly Standard, Jane’s Weekly, National Post, National Interest, The National, Valeurs Actuelles, Le Temps (Switzerland).

Olivier is appearing very often as a national security expert on international broadcast outlets including the BBC, CNN, Sky News, NBC, CNBC, ITV, CBS, ABC, France 24, Canadian TV, Fox News and NPR.