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Emre Tunçalp

Director, LOndon

Emre Tunçalp is a Director at Wallbrook’s London office where he specialises in compliance due diligence and political risk analysis in the EMEA region. He has managed a large number of enhanced investigative projects and pre-transactional due diligence reports for international clients, covering a wide range of countries, and is an expert in Turkey, Angola and Brazil. These reports are aimed at identifying risks of both reputational and regulatory nature, and in the context of the relevant anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regulations.

Prior to joining Wallbrook, Emre worked as a Director at Stroz Friedberg and a boutique risk advisory firm in Washington DC, where he focused on political risk and integrity due diligence. Emre is a frequent public commentator on Turkey, emerging markets and the energy industry. He made television and print appearances on different media outlets, such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Reuters, Foreign Policy and Bloomberg; and held speaking engagements at prominent policy institutions, including Chatham House, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and the Wilson Center.

Emre holds a master’s degree in International Relations and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington DC, and a bachelor’s degree in Political and Social Sciences from Sabanci University in Istanbul. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has advised leading international banks on financial crime compliance with a focus on fintech. As well as his native Turkish, Emre speaks French and Portuguese.