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Since 2012, CEC has become a leading and integrated strategic communications, risk management and corporate facilitation consultancy with a global reach.

CEC  provides strategic communication, bespoke introduction, risk management & consulting support to SMEs and large corporations, government entities, NGOs, investment firms and HNWIs. ​ We work a with proprietary global network at the highest levels of government and business as well as communications professionals, security experts and enjoys unrivalled access to a range of jurisdictions, countries and industries to help clients meet their corporate, public or personal goals. Further details can be provided upon request.


Our global network, discretion and expertise is our strength.

Nicholas Cobb
Managing Partner & Founder

Founding CEC in 2012, Nic advised a number of leading energy, security, fintech, HNI/funds, political and oil gas stakeholders across the world. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Nic is able to help advise you on all elements of your strategic communications strategy and facilitate connections at the highest levels. Nic is also the chair to a number of industry events and a frequent media contributor - speaking on a range of topics including: energy, business, politics and the Former Soviet Union.​ Nic is also a volunteer crew member with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) - the UK's volunteer based saving lives at sea charity.  

Norman Leach
Partner - Business Consulting & The Americas

Norman Leach has had over 30 years experience in international trade and strategic studies with a diverse business background including agriculture, government, non-profit, health care, security and training and education. Norman established the Province of Alberta’s Trade Office in Mexico City and has won awards for his work in export development.​ A well known military historian Norman has 12 books published and has been featured on the Canadian best-seller list and is the historian for the South Alberta Light Horse Regimental Association. For his work with charities Norman has received the Canada 125 Medal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Alberta Centennial medal.

Leo Tee
Partner - APAC

Based in Shanghai, Leo Tee, is a qualified accountant, financial advisor and insurance broker. He was educated and worked in the UK for a number of years. In 2000 he founded Phoenix International Investments an asset management firm based in Shanghai with offices in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Leo has over 20 years of experience handling wealth management for HNWIs globally. 

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Gabriel Ndulue
Partner - Africa

Nominated into the Institute of Business development of Nigeria, Ndulue Gabriel is an astute businessman and project manager. He has extensive first-hand experience of doing business in Africa.  With a degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Ndulue has enjoyed a successful career spanning well over 10 years in the: Energy, Finance, Agriculture and ICT sectors. Ndulue has a well developed network and engages in contract ventures with governing bodies in major cities across Nigeria. Through his career Ndulue has sat on the boards of: Maximum Replace Nig Ltd and Frontier Resource Energy Nig ltd. 

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Mirjam Zwingli
Partner - Europe

Mirjam Katharina Zwingli has an MA in Intercultural Business Communication and a BA in Translation Science. She is a networker for high ranking European-Russian business and political circles. Bringing together European-Russian experts with a common goal and analysing possible synergies is her speciality. Mirjam has also spoken at the European Parliament and has undertaken a number of election monitoring missions. Mirjam is also a Swiss expatriate in Germany. Moreover she is working on her doctoral thesis for a Ph.D. in Communication Science and Media Research. 

Anton Samoylenko
Partner - CIS

Anton Samoylenko is an awarded consultant in the field of branding, marketing, and advertising. Having worked as an advisor to a number of European companies such as The CityUK, Moscow International Financial Centre, New Century Media, Ensemble Productions, Formula 1 and Gryphon - Anton is a specialist in the field of reputation management in the oil and gas sector. ​Anton has significant experience of consulting major projects across the entirety of the Former Soviet Union.

Michael Wynne Parker
Strategic Adviser to the Board
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Michael Wynne-Parker is a globally well-known figure who has been Chairman of Introcom International for more than 40 years. A specialist in association management, Michael has been working alongside influential personalities, enhancing their lives through  multiple PR and branding-related services. Michael's influential international contacts including Heads of State, Government Ministers, Governors of Central Banks and other prominent personalities in over twenty countries. Michael has written 7 books all of which found homes in the most established libraries throughout the world.

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