Basim Al-Ahmadi

Co-Founder, Global Risk Insights & Consultant, SET Advisory



Basim Al-Ahmadi is a a political risk consultant at SET Advisory & a Co-Founder of Global Risk Insights.

He is the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Consultant at SET Advisory, a business intelligence firm based in London. SET Advisory provides due diligence, corporate investigations, political risk assessments and market entry studies in Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Western Europe. SET Advisory’s clients include financial institutions, international oil & gas companies, law firms and high-net-worth individuals.

Basim is also the co-founder of Global Risk Insights (GRI), a world leading publication providing political risk analysis for the business community. GRI have over 160 analysts on their team, ranging from former intelligence officers, presidential advisors, industry experts to professors.

GRI has been widely referenced, including by leading think-tanks, financial institutions, military generals, former foreign ministers and major media outlets such as BBC World, The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, The New Yorker and many others.

Basim was also previously Editor of Bonds & Loans, a leading debt market publication based in London, read by bankers, investors and lawyers worldwide.

He holds a First Class BA (Hons) in Politics with International Relations from the University of York. Basim also holds a MSc in Theory & History of International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE).