Global Risk Affairs provides information on global governance topics with a focus on compliance issues and political risk analysis.

The publisher, Carsten Giersch, Dr. phil. habil., is a senior partner at Berlin Risk and head of its research and knowledge partner, the Berlin Risk Institute. He is also an adjunct professor of political science at the  University of Rostock, the Hansestadt bordering the Baltic Sea.

His scholarly work includes various academic articles and two books in the area of international security and risk assessment. The first book and doctoral thesis (1998), analyzed the issues of international conflict management in the Yugoslav wars from 1991-1995. The second book (2009) contains the habilitation thesis for professorship and is a fundamental study of human strategic interactions. It develops risk assessment tools to identify and mitigate threats to peace and international security.