Shadow Governance Intel provides insight and analysis that enable organisations to understand and navigate the Power Players and Power Plays that challenge transparency in emerging and frontier markets.

Launched in 2016, Shadow Governance Intel is the analytical arm of West Sands Advisory Limited, a business intelligence consultancy established in 2006.

Our analysis is not limited to desk-based research, but is built around a tested analytical methodology developed by internationally recognised country and subject matter experts, and former intelligence professionals. Shadow Governance Intel analysis provides organisations with verified information, corroborated by local source insight, compiled by seasoned analysts, and reviewed by a global expert network. It provides intelligence that is clear, insightful, and written to support your commercial decision-making.

Shadow Governance Intel provides you with clarity on the macro political environment of emerging and frontier markets, whilst also mapping out the political and commercial environment of a country, and the mechanisms that drive it.

To learn more about Shadow Governance, or to request a full demonstration of our platform, contact us through our “Contact Us” page, or directly on +44 (0) 1334 757007, or