Senior Analyst – Middle East and North Africa, Country Risk, IHS Markit
Mr. Richard Cochrane is a senior analyst on the Middle East and North Africa Country Analysis team at IHS Markit. Mr. Cochrane specializes in political risk, violent risk, kidnap and activism throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, particularly the Maghreb. He is a certificate member of the Institute of Risk Management, and has professional qualifications in risk management and contract law. He joined HIS, now IHS Markit, in September 2011. Previously, he worked for The Inkerman Group covering political risk in the Middle East and in Africa, as well as monitoring global kidnap and ransom occurrences. Mr. Richard Cochrane has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK.