Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is made up of four distinguished Advisors who support the CEO’s ethos, vision and strategic direction of TenIntelligence. The Advisory Board has an international and diverse background with executive, legal, financial, marketing and security experience in the United Kingdom, EMEA, South America and the USA.

Advisory Board

Marc Mercer

Marc Mercer

Marc has over 10 years of experience in government affairs and geo-political risk advisory with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. He currently works closely with his firm’s clients, providing counsel across the disciplines of government affairs & political risk, strategic communications as well as on broader issues & crises and reputational challenges.

Marc has worked as an Africa analyst at a political risk advisory firm where he led their East Africa coverage. He also served as a foreign policy advisor to former U.S. President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation with a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa. He started his career in Formula 1 working for the rights holder across the sport’s European races.

A global citizen, he has lived and worked in some of the world’s major capitals and emerging markets with a particular focus on the Middle East & Africa.

Marc graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in International Comparative Studies from the University of Western Ontario in Canada and a Msc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. He serves as a Trustee at the David Nott Foundation, founded to further the principles and improve the standards and practice of humanitarian surgery.

Felipe Alviar-Baquero

Felipe Alviar-Baquero

Felipe is a Consultant in the London Office of an insurance risk management consultancy.

Felipe is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Prior to joining INDECS, he worked at Slaughter and May and Latham & Watkins, specialising in international project finance. Felipe has experience working in some of the largest project finance transactions in the world advising lenders, governmental organisations and corporates.

Felipe has experience working in Latin America and in Asia and speaks Spanish fluently. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Law and Business Administration from the University of Kent and a Distinction in the B.C.L from Oxford University. In addition, he has successfully completed the Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

He is a Trustee of the charity Children Change Colombia.

David Potter

David Potter

David is a senior banking professional with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, providing intermediary services to both conventional and Islamic financial markets.

He currently runs his own consultancy company providing business transformation services to banks and investment management firms.

Pete Rawlinson

Pete Rawlinson

Pete is the Chief Marketing Officer at Datto Inc, he leads all their marketing efforts, driving brand awareness and growing Datto’s global partner network. Based in the US, he has enjoyed a successful career in marketing and has extensive experience in infrastructure, virtualization, security and content management in both US and EMEA.

Pete’s prior positions include CMO of AppSense, a user virtualization company where he helped define an industry category and expand the marketing function into multiple countries. Pete holds a B.Sc. from Sheffield University in UK, and sits on the Board of the Connecticut Technology Council.