Sarah Naimark


Sarah acts as advisor and engagement manager to clients looking to navigate the intersection of global politics, policy and markets.

Sarah leads engagements with MAP’s corporate clients, including some of the world’s largest companies and most trusted brands. She works across sectors – including consumer goods, technology, energy, finance and logistics – to help corporate leaders and risk managers link external macro conditions to business implications. Specialising in risk and strategic tools such as scenario planning and macro diligence, Sarah works with boards, C-suites, heads of strategy, government relations teams and enterprise risk teams to leverage MAP’s insights directly into corporate decision-making.

Sarah joined MAP in 2014 from Oxford Analytica, where she was deputy director of advisory. In this role she led a range of tailored political and economic risk projects for clients that were highly exposed to the macro forces that shape their markets and strategies, including EY, Microsoft, Allianz and General Electric.

Sarah holds an MA in international relations and international economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in political science from Stanford University. Her ongoing professional development has included corporate risk management at Harvard Business School’s Executive Education programme and sovereign and country risk at Fitch Training.