Managing Director, Risk & Reputation
Max advises many of the world’s most significant organizations and leaders using insights on risk intelligence, cultural and political context, and their reputational and strategic implications.
Based in Washington, DC, Max leads Leidar’s global risk and reputation practice. His expertise in anticipating, navigating, and mitigating complex reputational challenges and sensitive situations has made him a trusted counselor for executives, brands, celebrities, law firms, ultra-high-net-worth individuals and family offices.
His experience includes successful presidential pardons, hostage and kidnapping recovery, pre-IPO risk mitigation, reputation management for multiple “unicorn” firms, disaster recovery, and guiding clients through some of the largest data breaches in recent history, among others.
Prior to joining Leidar, Max was a Senior Vice President at LEVICK specializing in crisis management. He holds a BA from American University in public relations and strategic communications.