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CASSIAN provides independent, discreet, high-level risk consultancy for corporations operating in the Southern Cone.  The majority of CASSIAN´s work takes place in Brazil, but CASSIAN has also conducted work successfully in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

CASSIAN specialises in due diligence, fraud, litigation support/asset tracing, business intelligence, anti- corruption compliance and security consultancy.

Ian Bannister

Ian Bannister has worked in business risk consultancy, based in Brazil, for most of the last 18 years. He was a partner in Critical Corporate Issues (CCI), a Brazil focused risk management consultancy, between 2008 and 2016. Prior to that he was head of fraud and security at HSBC Brazil and a former Director at Control Risks Brazil where he gained extensive practical experience in investigating fraud and performing due-diligence assignments.  Before that, Ian spent 15 years in the British diplomatic service, including a 3 year posting in Brasilia.