An experienced entrepreneurial and senior executive with 20+ years of international (Europe, USA, Middle East, South America and South Africa) hands-on expertise in growing successful businesses by inspiring employees, delighting customers and creating and executing highly effective business development strategies.
As a skilled leader in the Defense, Safety and Security industry, his greatest strength is the ability to understand and manage the integration of marketing, sales, operations, customer service (Private, HNWI and Government) and finance to create a thriving organization, increase value and reach high-cost-efficiency, in combination with a top-quality client experience. Strategy-minded and result producing.
Skilled communicator and relationship builder; well-versed in cross-cultural business practice and energetic team builder with proven track record to motivate, train, and direct individuals of all levels to succeed.
Compassionate leader with strong military background (Colonel at Swiss Army), therefore, uniquely positioned to guide complex and interdisciplinary high-level expert teams towards on-time decision-making in regular business, as well as Crisis and Emergency situations under high pressure and in life-threatening scenarios.
Mr. René K. Schwarzenbach graduated from the Vocational Training School, St.Gallen, as Multimedia-Electronic Engineer. After several years in the field of Security and Surveillance Electronics, he moved into the pioneering field of personal Security as well as its Education and Training. He become an expert in this field and is an author of several international recognized books. He was over 10 years the Swiss Chairman of ASIS (American Society for International Security) and is still engaged in several Boards of Expert and Business Associations.
Dr. Cyril Widdershoven, PhD
Founder and Sr. Advisor Geopolitics & Country Risk
Mr. Rob van der Stel, MSc
Founder and Sr. Advisor Scenarios & Technology Investments
Mr. Arezki Daoud, MSc
Sr. Advisor Geopolitics & Energy Markets
Mr. René Schwarzenbach | KSA
Sr. Advisor Defense, Security & Strategy
Mr. Tim Dyer | KSA
Sr. Advisor Aerospace, Security & OGP Markets
Mr. Oscar Balhuizen, BSc
Sr. Advisor Financial, Energy & Commodity Risk
Mr. Michalis Mathioulakis
Sr. Advisor Energy Strategy & Economics
Mr. Daan Elffers
Sr. Advisor Corporate Social Responsibility
Dr. Robert Cutler, PhD
Sr. Advisor Energy Security & Geo-Economics
Mr. Sander Boon, MSc
Sr. Advisor Scenario Development
Mr. Chris Schomper, BSc, MBA
Sr. Advisor Project Development Infrastructure Projects
Dr. Peter Heemeijer, PhD
Sr. Advisor Economics & Econometrics
Dr. Heiko Borchert, PhD
Sr. Advisor Security Risk