Our Analyst Team

The GRP core team is based in Geneva (Switzerland). Our highly qualified analysts come from various backgrounds such as law, finance, economics and social sciences. Their fields of expertise include extended knowledge of issues such as corruption, organized crime or financing of terrorism. 


At Global Risk Profile, we master over 15 languages, including Arabic, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Farsi, Turkish, Spanish and Portuguese.


A large network of professionals supports our team of analysts when it comes to gathering information from the subject’s immediate environment.

CEO & Founding Partner


Joel Pastre, CEO of Global Risk Profile Sàrl (GRP), co-founded the company in 2009. By implementing innovative processes and strategies, and placing Due Diligence as the core of the business, GRP has quickly joined the ranks of internationally recognized specialists in the field of Third-Party Risk Management.

Prior to launching his own business, Mr. Pastre worked in the financial industry. Starting as a research and quantitative analyst, he was then entrusted with managing traditional equity and absolute return portfolios. He was notably in charge of the open fund AAA Long Only Fund European Equities, highly rated for its exceptional overall performance.

In his early career, Mr. Pastre worked for the “Corruption and Organized Crime in Switzerland” program, a three-year research project funded by the Swiss Confederation.

Joel Pastre is a member and a certified professional of the International Compliance Association. He holds the ICA Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance and a Master of Arts in Political Science.



COO & Partner

Andrea Rigodanzo serves as Chief Operating Officer of Global Risk Profile. He was appointed as Partner of the company in 2016. Supervising the Analyst Team since 2013, Mr. Rigodanzo also manages a number of key corporate projects in various fields.
Graduate in Social Anthropology from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris (EHESS), Andrea started his career in an Italian NGO, active in raising awareness for social causes and the fight against organized crime.
Mr. Rigodanzo joined GRP as analyst at its very beginning. Since then, the scope of his responsibilities has gradually increased, as a logical consequence of his strong commitment and the high quality of his work.


Director General, Global Risk Profile France SAS

Pierre Memheld has over 20 years of experience consulting on economic intelligence, international development and criminal risk management, primarily in India and Persian Gulf states. He writes regularly on these topics, as well as on the analysis of strategic information. He is a member of the Organized Crime Observatory and the International Association for Intelligence Education.

Pierre holds a Masters of Technology Control from the CRRM (Aix-Marseille University), a Masters of Information and Security from the CESD (Marne-la-Vallée University) and an Executive MBA from ESSEC Business School.

For several years, Pierre Memheld served as Head of the Master Program on Economic Intelligence at the University of Strasbourg, where he teaches at the Faculty of Economics and Management, as well as in Marne-la-Vallée.