Richard Dailly is a managing director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll, based in the Hong Kong office.
With a background in intelligence and foreign affairs, Richard has over 12 years of experience conducting highly discreet, sensitive and complex business intelligence assignments in Europe and Asia for clients in diverse sectors. These have included aviation, chemicals, construction, financial, pharmaceuticals, resources and telecoms. He has also run numerous multijurisdictional intelligence-driven cases as well as political and societal risk projects in emerging markets and engaged in numerous fraud and corruption investigations in challenging jurisdictions. Richard is responsible for driving Kroll’s offering providing investigative services into social compliance and human trafficking in supply chains. He is responsible for growth across Southeast Asia and Australia, and takes the lead on client relationships and major casework in Thailand and Malaysia.
Richard established Kroll’s office in Mumbai, India, in 2007, and later joined Kroll’s Southeast Asia team in 2011. The Mumbai office is now one of Kroll’s established business hubs and the center of Kroll’s operations in South Asia.

Prior to joining Kroll, Richard had a distinguished career with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, specializing on sanctions issues, the Middle East, and counter-terrorism. He has spent a significant amount of time in the Middle East including Iraq, for which he was decorated in 2003.

Professional Experience
  • Business Intelligence and Investigations
    Richard has led numerous sophisticated investigations in emerging markets throughout Europe and Asia, including the provision of intelligence ahead of strategic acquisitions; providing intelligence to business leaders in support of their objectives; stakeholder mapping; and providing business leaders with political, societal and environmental studies in targeted jurisdictions, frequently in high-risk areas and sectors.
  • Fraud Investigations
    Richard has led fraud investigations across Asia and has assisted in global U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations. He has led a global anti-money laundering (AML) project across 24 jurisdictions for a major bank.
  • Litigation Support
    Richard has led, and been involved with, numerous litigation support projects, providing intelligence to clients in order to strategize and develop counter-measures in complex cases.
  • Emerging and Frontier Markets
    Richard is experienced in delivering projects in frontier markets in Asia and has been at the forefront of Kroll’s operational expansion into Myanmar.


Education and Certifications
  • MSc, International Security and Global Governance, University of London, Birkbeck College

Awards and Recognition
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire, 2003


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