New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton to Join Teneo
August 2, 2016 – New York City – Teneo Holdings, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced that New York City Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton, will join the firm as Senior Managing Director and Executive Chairman of Teneo Risk. Teneo Risk is a new division of the firm focused on advising clients on key risk identification, prevention and response. Commissioner Bratton will join Teneo in September, following his retirement from the New York City Police Department.
Teneo Risk is a natural extension of Teneo’s business model, which now includes over 550 employees, across 12 different operating divisions, providing services that integrate the disciplines of strategic communications, investment banking, management consulting, geopolitical intelligence, talent development, digital analytics, corporate governance, government affairs and corporate restructuring.
Teneo Risk will advise clients across several key areas including: Cyber Risk & Security and Data Protection; Smart City Planning and Infrastructure Development Advisory; Crisis Response and Preparedness; Infrastructure Protection and Anti-Terrorism Preparedness; Corporate Security Strategy; High-Profile Event/Venue Security Advisory and Security Due Diligence.
“I am very pleased to welcome Commissioner Bratton to Teneo,” said Declan Kelly, Chairman and CEO of Teneo. “In a world of increasing uncertainty and instability, CEOs and business leaders are now, more than ever, looking for advice on critical risk and security issues from trusted, proven experts. Commissioner Bratton brings unparalleled expertise that will benefit our clients around the globe.”
Commissioner Bratton is one of the world’s most respected and trusted experts on risk and security issues. He was appointed Commissioner of the New York City Police Department for the second time in his career by Mayor Bill de Blasio in January 2014. Over the course of his decades-long career in law enforcement, Commissioner Bratton has established an international reputation for re-engineering police departments and fighting crime.
“I am extremely impressed with the global business Teneo has built over the last five-years and I believe in the firm’s focus on working with the CEOs of the world’s largest companies,” said Commissioner Bratton. “I look forward to bringing my experience to bear as I develop Teneo Risk and help the firm’s clients address a range of important issues.”
In addition to his work in law enforcement, Commissioner Bratton is also a noted commentator, and consultant. He has also authored two books, The Turnaround: How America's Top Cop Reversed the Crime Epidemic and Collaborate or Perish!: Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston State College and is a graduate of the FBI National Executive Institute. At Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, he was a Senior Executive Fellow in Criminal Justice and a member of the school’s National Executive Session on Policing. For his collaborative efforts in working with U.S. and British police forces, he was recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the honorary title, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE).