Victoria Mackay is an experienced business intelligence consultant. She focuses on the provision of strategic intelligence in the MENA region and has spent significant periods of time based in the UAE and Egypt, from where she has undertaken assignments across the region. Victoria specializes in obtaining and analyzing human source intelligence.
A former British Diplomat, Victoria left the public sector to take on management roles at a series of market-leading corporate intelligence firms in London and the Middle East. In 2012, she founded VLM Advisory, a boutique consultancy specializing in the provision of strategic intelligence services in the MENA region. In April 2021, VLM Advisory was acquired by Gryphon.
Victoria has an MA in History from Cambridge University and an MSc in Middle East Politics from the London School of Oriental and African Studies (“SOAS”). She has provided commentary on Middle East politics in both the U.K. print and television media.
Areas of Expertise: Political Risk Advisory; Market Entry Consulting; Complex Due Diligence; Sanctions and Regulatory Consulting; Litigation Support; Europe, Middle East and Africa