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Associate, Risk Advisory

  • Security Risk Advisory US
  • New York, New York, United States
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Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.

Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions and organizations.

Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organizational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.

The firm has more than 1,500 employees located in 40 offices around the world.


About Teneo Risk Advisory

Teneo Risk Advisory is one of five business segments within Teneo (alongside Strategy, Talent, Management Consulting, and Capital Advisory), focused on offering CEOs a holistic approach to identify, manage, and mitigate operational risks to their businesses.

The business segment, led by former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, is comprised of a world-class team of practitioners, investigators, analysts, technical advisors, and strategic partners with a broad array of operational and advisory backgrounds from the world’s most respected corporate, military, intelligence, consulting, technology, public health, and public-safety organizations. Our team’s vast experience and backgrounds render us equipped to address a myriad of internal and external threats which CEOs must navigate daily.

Teneo Risk Advisory helps organizations protect their most valuable assets: people, information, and infrastructure. Our tenet is prevention, problem-solving, and partnership with our clients. We provide comprehensive strategic guidance to build risk awareness, resiliency, and mitigation and also bring an added dimension to our clients’ risk-management capabilities. Our core offerings are Risk Intelligence, Corporate Resilience, Cyber Security, and Public Safety.


Job Description

An Associate within Teneo Risk Advisory is a core team member, leveraging project management and consulting experience in supporting and developing critical client deliverables. As an Associate, you are responsible for working with the Risk Advisory team to create internal division management deliverables, project plans, project tracking mechanisms, and other critical client-facing deliverables as part of our risk intelligence and resilience advisory mandates. The Associate will also have an opportunity to work on client teams to deliver client work, including threat assessments, threat intelligence briefings, risk management recommendations, or other deliverables related to project execution. The primary focus areas of this role will consist of monitoring and analyzing critical digital and social media platforms, including deep and dark web applications, and conducting resilience risk assessments to identify an organization's critical threats and vulnerabilities. As part of this effort, you will attend key team and client meetings to better understand the client’s business operations and threat landscape.

We work directly with CEOs of major global corporations and their leadership teams, including a large percentage of Fortune 100 firms, on some of the highest-profile strategic engagements; we hold our people and work to the highest standard.


  • Research and analyze content from the open source, including social media and digital platforms, as well as proprietary intelligence applications; produce concise, high-quality written analysis for a range of products
  • Experience researching both physical and cyber emerging threats, resiliency trends and models across various industry verticals, and advances in technology or risk management methodology in support of our client work and operations
  • Support fast-paced risk intelligence requirements with timely review of a range of sources to produce intelligence reports quickly and accurately.
  • Assist project teams with monitoring and analyzing emerging threats, working with project leads to understand how threats might impact our clients in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.



  • 2 to 4 years of experience as a consultant or intelligence/risk professional in either private or public-sector security
  • Education - Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier college or university
  • Prior experience with a management consulting firm or risk management consulting firm is desirable
  • A strong understanding of international and domestic threat actors, including terrorist and extremist groups, cyber threat actors, and the geopolitical threat landscape is preferred
  • Experience with principles of enterprise risk management
  • Experience in and desire and dedication to delivering project deliverables and meeting milestones
  • Critical to this position are strong writing and communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities and deliverables
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems, driving solutions through to resolution
  • Maintains an entrepreneurial spirit and is innovative by nature – in ideas, approaches, products, etc. and approaches complex issues with intellectual rigor and good judgment


What we offer

As a Teneo employee, you'll enjoy unique benefits including flexible time off policy; medical, dental, and vision coverage; long-term disability, and life insurance; a 401K plan; commuter benefits; team events; snacks; and other perks.


Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Teneo is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Teneo considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable law.



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