Libra Group, an international conglomerate, announced the appointment of Richard Blaksley as its first chief risk and compliance officer, effective Feb. 6.

With more than 30 years of risk management consulting experience in private and public sectors, Blaksley will be tasked with ensuring corporate compliance and managing risk across Libra Group’s global businesses.

His prior experience includes 15 years at Kroll, where he led the company’s Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asian regions.

He also served as a partner at GPW, a political risk, fraud investigations, asset tracing, and dispute consulting firm. He is also a senior adviser to global intelligence and cyber security consultancy S-RM and an independent nonexecutive director of CRUX Asset Management.