CRI is a corporate intelligence consultancy based in London.

We are experts in the swift provision of reliable and accurate information, enabling our clients to make informed business decisions and mitigate reputational risks anywhere in the world.



CRI was founded in 2012 by Chris Robinson after eight years working in-house and as a consultant for leading international business intelligence consultancies in London and New York. He has managed hundreds of intelligence gathering projects globally working for a range of corporate clients including investment banks, fund managers, corporations, law firms and financial services firms in additional to non-governmental and cultural organisations.

Chris previously worked at GPW, managing substantial long-running investigations in Russia and the Middle East, interviewing whistleblowers globally and advising senior executives. He earlier worked for Control Risks in London and New York managing their largest investment banking client relationship and started his career at Quest investigations.

Chris graduated from Cambridge University and has a MA in Social and Political Sciences.


I have worked with Chris for many years and know from experience that he is highly competent and highly professional. To be a successful investigator, you need a certain way of thinking and an extensive knowledge of the resources available, and he has both.
— Head of Research, Global Asset Manager