Dr. Otilia Dhand
Dr. Otilia Dhand is a Senior Vice President with Teneo Risk Advisory.
Dr. Dhand specializes in political risk in Central and Eastern European countries, including Russia and Ukraine. She is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and holds a Ph.D. in the geopolitics of Central Europe from King’s College, London. She also has a master’s degree in Russian and East European Studies from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Matej Bel University in Slovakia.
Prior to joining Teneo, she was a CEE Region Analyst at Eurasia Group, and previously worked for the Economist Intelligence Unit, composing global indexes in its custom research unit. Earlier in her career, she held various positions servicing foreign investors entering the market of her native Slovakia.
Otilia speaks Slovak, Czech and English, and is conversational in German and Russian.