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world cup security

Matterhorn provide rapid information and analysis for operational and emergency decision making. Matterhorn has been working with clients for the past two years to assist them in preparing for the 2022 World Cup. Over the course of these activities, it has become clear that a recurring area of concern will be the highly congested operational […]

Local knowledge and relationships critical to new contract win

Matterhorn’s local knowledge, experience and relationships in supporting those attending events in Qatar has paid off with a new contract win in partnership with Blusec SA, Lugano, the Swiss based Risk and Security management company. This contract is to support IATA, the International Air Transport Association’s upcoming 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air […]

Are you prepared for your visit to Qatar?

world cup security and risk management

Now that the final draw for the World Cup has been completed and with less than six months to go before the tournament starts, Matterhorn are ready to assist you with key event planning and logistical requirements. The world cup will present new and varied challenges for organisations committed to ensuring employees and guests attending […]

The “E” Term

ESG risk assessment

By Astrid Wynne, non-executive director of Matterhorn FIFA’s decision to award Qatar the World Cup was not without controversy. There has been public criticism in the press and even from professional footballers over workers’, womens’ and LGBT rights. At the same time, the event has been held up by those advocating positive change as a […]

Matterhorn – A uniquely Qatari enterprise

An introduction to Matterhorn

On 05 June, 2017, KSA, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and started a land, sea and air blockade which lasted until 04 January, 2021. The resulting isolation and relative dearth of security consultants who could now easily access the market in Qatar provided an excellent opportunity for Matterhorn’s founders who […]

Using Ravyn as a crisis management solution

Ravyn as crisis management solution

Matterhorn chose RAYVN because of its user-friendliness and collaboration feature which allows us to integrate several key stakeholders. The platform also represented excellent value, given its depth of functionality.  Trusted partner Rayvn recently sat down with our CEO, Nick Conway to discuss how Matterhorn utilises its crisis management platform – see the full article and […]


“Matterhorn recently conducted an operational planning workshop with a number of industry experts to further enhance our understanding of the challenges faced by organisations attending next year’s event. In this piece Matterhorn shares some of those challenges and over the next few weeks will publish the full operational planning workshop for those people who are […]

Expert Insight July 2021

qatar insight

Justin Gengler is a Research Associate Professor at the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University. He conducted the first-ever political attitudes survey in Bahrain in 2009 as part of dissertation fieldwork at the University of Michigan. Since then, he has led the development of social scientific survey research in Qatar and […]

Matterhorn onboards Southeast Asian energy contractor

LNG infrastructure Qatar

Delivering intelligence products Matterhorn is delighted to announce its recent onboarding of a significant energy services contractor. The agreement sees Matterhorn’s regional watch centre and in-country analysts supporting the client with their operational awareness, strategic risk planning and diligence centred around upcoming projects, including major tenders relating to the historic North Field Expansion. Matterhorn’s focus […]

Expert Insight June 2021

managing crowds at major sporting events

Steve Allen from Crowd Safety gives an overview of his experience in preparing & managing crowd security at major events   Can you tell us a little bit more about yourself and how you got involved with Matterhorn? I had an early career in the military. After this, I went into the private security field […]