Skip to Content
About Us

Our Team

The Polaris Team

Our founders are industry veterans – hailing from prominent risk assessment providers in the industry – and industry innovators – devising and delivering new and advanced solutions to meet your needs. The Polaris team’s expertise includes Crisis Management, Investigations, Protective Services, Travel Security, and Global Intelligence.

Leadership

Stephen Ward

CEO & Principal

Kevin Cox

COO & Principal
Kevin Cox Headshot

Laura Bolger

Managing Director & Principal
Laura Bolger Headshot

Operations

Mark Ghatan

Director of Investigations & Cyber Services
Mark Ghatan Headshot

Erika Lawrenson

Assistant Director of Investigations & Intelligence
Erika Lawrenson headshot

Robert Kilian

EMEA Director of Security Consulting & Investigations
Robert Killian headshot

Tricia Fratto

Consulting Senior Director of Corporate Compliance, Governance, & Misconduct Investigations
Tricia Fratto headshot

Juliette Gust, CFE

Consulting Senior Director of Forensic Accounting, CFE
Juliette Gust headshot

Laura Hains, CPP

Director of Supply Chain Security
Laura Hains headshot

Paul Frederick

Security & Safety Consultant

Azim Uribe

Consulting APAC Director of Brand Protection & Investigations
Azim Uribe headshot

Nicholas Proto

Senior Director of Investigations & Consulting
Nicholas Proto headshot

Advisors

Joonho Lee

Cybersecurity Advisor of Enterprise Risk, Data Governance, Cyber Response and Insider Threat
Joonho Lee headshot

Heather Lemarier

Senior Advisor on Global Business Strategy
Heather Lemarier headshot

Douglas Brush

Cyber Security Advisor
Douglas Brush headshot

Let’s Talk

From regional offices in North America, EMEA and APAC, Polaris navigates its clients through the global risk landscape.

    Stay Updated

    In our decades of industry experience, Polaris has encountered a variety of formidable security challenges across a broad spectrum of industries. The below Insights and Case Studies showcase our wide-ranging experience and serve as testaments to Polaris’ capabilities.

    Back to top