Dee Smith

Dee Smith

Formal First Name
Gordon Dee (Dee)

Dee Smith is the Founder, Principal and CEO of Strategic Insight Group, a private intelligence agency he founded in 1995. Smith is a specialist in intelligence, foreign policy, and global change with over 30 years of experience in multiple research and analytical disciplines. He has worked in over 100 countries and has served as an advisor for more than 120 billion USD in investment transactions. In addition, he has conducted projects in areas ranging from geopolitical analysis to transactional intelligence for the finance, technology, defense, energy, retail, transportation, and healthcare industries, among others. Prior to founding SIG, he served as an international venture capitalist active in Latin America and Europe, and was a founder and president of InterCultura, an international NGO. He was the co-creator, host, and executive producer of "A World on the Brink," a five-part TV documentary series on geopolitical risk and global change.

Professional Experience



  • He works in the areas of transactional intelligence, geopolitical and change risk analysis, and media and cultural production.

  • He is associated with international think tanks and research institutions in the foreign policy arena.

  • He has also conducted operations in virtually all major jurisdictions across the globe.



  • He has spoken at conferences, policy forums, universities, and cultural institutions worldwide.

  • His topics include intelligence, investment due diligence, foreign policy, cultures in transformation, and global change.

  • He currently hosts an ongoing television interview series on topics related to global change and geopolitical risk. 

  • He has written for The American Interest, The Octavian Report, The Spectator, The Business, and other publications.

  • He has also appeared at Yahoo! Finance, Business Insider, Bloomberg, Real Vision, and more.