Rockwell Risk Advisors, LLC was founded in 2011 by Peter Laurens, a U.S.-based international finance executive specializing in the emerging and frontier markets. He is currently CEO of the company. Prior to founding Rockwell Risk Advisors, he was Associate Director of FH International Asset Management, LLC, a U.S.-based emerging and frontier markets fixed-income investment advisory, where he directed all trading operations (including financial modeling, internal accounting and product control, P&L attribution and cash flow analysis, and collateral management). Mr. Laurens also has worked in investment banking private placement origination, in structured finance, in sovereign and corporate credit analysis, as well as on exchanges of exotic debt and sales of special-situations assets. He is also a public speaker, conference chair and published author on a number of topics in international finance, including business and investment risk in the Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) regions, and financial operations in alternative-investment firms. Mr. Laurens holds a Master's in International Finance and Business from Columbia University and has also attended New York University and Princeton University.
Our professional skills and experience are particularly applicable to the provision of country risk analysis for stakeholders such as global management consultancies, alternative-investment management firms and private enterprises and investors active or interested in the EEMEA regions.