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Christopher T. Marquet CBA
Senior Managing Director – ICM Practice
Chris is both an executive with Navigator Associates as well as the founder and CEO of Marquet International Ltd. and has more than a quarter of a century of professional experience in the investigative, litigation support, business intelligence, and security consulting industry. Chris’s extensive experience includes servicing a broad range of industry sectors and clients, including public and private corporations, financial institutions, law firms, governments and high profile individuals.
From 2002 to 2005, Chris was a founding principal of Citigate Global Intelligence, where, as a member of the company’s executive committee, he was responsible for the firm’s overall business development as well as delivering to clients in the Northeast all major service lines of the firm including business intelligence, business investigations and business controls consulting. He subsequently worked for Decision Strategies/Vance International as a senior executive in their consulting and investigations practice.
Prior to Citigate, Chris spent 19 years at Kroll Associates in a variety of operational and senior management positions, most recently as Senior Managing Director and head of Kroll’s operations in the Northeast region. He also served as Senior Managing Director and leader of worldwide business development for Kroll, based in its New York City headquarters.
Chris also served as Managing Director and head of Kroll's online global risk assessment division and President of Kroll Travel Security Services, Inc. He helped create and launch innovative online and print publications covering travel security issues. Named the youngest Managing Director in that firm's history in 1993, Chris was a senior member of the international division responsible for managing key strategic relationships. During this period, he was intimately involved in the firm's highly publicized engagements on behalf of the Russian and Brazilian governments, as well as numerous other sensitive international investigations.
During his lengthy career, Chris has been involved in thousands of business intelligence, investigative, litigation support, and security consulting projects around the world. These matters have been diverse and include due diligence; general litigation support; investigations into intellectual property theft, environmental disputes, fraud, workplace violence, and employee misconduct; hostile takeovers and proxy battles; competitive intelligence, corporate security; executive protection; crisis management and insurance disputes.
Chris is the author of many professional articles and white papers, including the annual Marquet Report On Embezzlement; Integrity Hotlines: Getting the Inside Word on Fraud, Waste & Abuse; Managing Global Security Concerns: Practical Considerations; Anticipating Workplace Violence Can Reduce the Threat; Do You Know Who You Are Hiring?; Post 9/11 & Enron Due Diligence Must Dig Deeper; Identity Theft: How Companies and Consumers Can Combat the Nightmare; and Resume Fraud: The Top Ten Lies. Find these articles on our website at www.marquetinternational.com. He has also lectured extensively and been widely quoted on the subjects relating to due diligence & business intelligence, internal investigations, fraud, employee integrity, workplace violence, kidnapping, terrorism, crisis management and travel security. He also manages a popular industry blog called White Collar Fraud Talk at http://fraudtalk.blogspot.com.
Chris is or has been a member of many professional associations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association (non-lawyer member), the Licensed Private Detective Association of Massachusetts, the American Society for Industrial Security, the Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals, The Association for Corporate Growth, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Risk & Insurance Management Society.
Chris is a Certified Board Advisor. He received an A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in 1983, with a triple major in Physics, Economics, and Philosophy.