Simon Sole

Simon Sole is Chief Executive Officer of Exclusive Analysis, a company he founded in 2003 with a vision of turning regional and thematic expertise into decision-ready forecasts that help clients enhance their strategic planning. Simon built Exclusive Analysis upon a strong ethos based around accuracy and objectivity, qualities that underpin the development of the company’s unique methodology and the recruitment of high-calibre analysts. Simon cultivated his expertise as a professional intelligence analyst prior to starting Exclusive Analysis. He is widely recognised as the global thought leader in political risk, having pioneered the development of proprietary forecasting methodology and technological innovation, including risk aggregation systems and location intelligence software. Simon is a regular keynote speaker at high-profile international conferences, and a frequent media commentator. Simon received an MPhil in Philosophy of International Relations from Cambridge, a Masters in War Studies from the University of Balochistan, and a degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Royal Military College of Science. [+]