Tom Bacon

Tom Bacon is Head of Risk Analysis at Protection Group International (PGI) and is responsible for the development of the PGI Risk Portal and numerous projects, including country risk assessments and analytical briefings across a wide range of sectors. His previous experience includes management of the risk analysis team at G4S Risk Management, and the design and implementation of risk analysis services for several multinational organizations, both in the United Kingdom and Latin America. Bacon holds an MSc in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a BA in Politics and International Studies from Warwick University.

Can Argentina’s President-Elect Overcome the Obstacles to Reform?

Macri’s election will likely see a shift in Argentina’s foreign policy, notably changing relations with the US, Venezuela and potentially China. The election of Mauricio Macri, the candidate for the Cambiemos (Let’s Change) coalition, as president has been welcomed as a potential turning point in Argentina’s financial, political and foreign policy outlooks. The country’s economic... Continue Reading

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Europe Remains at Risk of Further Terrorist Attacks

Due to limited resources for intelligence services, European cities will remain vulnerable and further attacks are highly likely to occur. The attacks in Paris are the latest reminder of European cities’ vulnerability to terrorism. The style and duration of the attacks highlight the high impact that incidents involving small arms and hostage taking can have, both in terms of security and... Continue Reading

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