Dr Aarti Anhal Gooden is a Partner at 4C Strategies, a leading international provider of risk management solutions. Having successfully established 4C Strategies in the UK as part of her COO mandate in 2010, she now leads cross-sector business development to support clients with software solutions aimed at building, verifying and tracking their risk and resilience capabilities. She joined the company from Crisis Solutions, where she undertook the role of Director of Future Operations. Prior to this, Aarti managed the Consulting Team at Olive Group, providing risk and crisis management consultancy services to multinationals operating in high-risk environments, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Her academic background originated in the field of international law - she obtained an LLB/Maitrise in English & French Law at King's College London and the Université de Paris I (Sorbonne), followed by an MA in International Peace and Security. She has a PhD in International Studies from the University of Cambridge.