Cruickshank & Dean Global Intelligence

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Cruickshank & Dean Global Intelligence is a global consultancy which offers clients vital insights & information based on its extensive network in the Middle East & further afield. Using the highest analytic standards, and emphasizing rigor and integrity, Cruickshank & Dean Global Intelligence provides rapid answers to highly specific and pressing questions to strengthen clients’ strategic and tactical decision-making. The consultancy focuses particularly on high-risk, high-reward markets in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.


  • The consultancy is led by founders Paul Cruickshank and Aimen Dean, both with extensive experience in international security, counter-terrorism, and intelligence analysis.

  • Their focus areas include high-risk, high-reward markets like Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.

  • They emphasize rigor, integrity, and rapid response to deliver insights for strategic and tactical decision-making.


  • Geopolitical Risk Consulting

  • Corporate Intelligence

  • Business Risk

  • Reputational Risk

  • Due Diligence

  • Anti-Counterfeit and Anti-Illicit Trade Investigations

  • Stakeholder Mapping

  • Market Entry Consulting

  • Energy Sector Consulting

  • Defense Sector Consulting

  • Security Threat Consulting

  • Counter-Terrorist Financing (CFT) Investigations & Training

  • Counter-Terrorism & Counter Violent Extremism Consulting