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Charlie Bain

London, UK

Chief Operating Officer


Charlie Bain


Charlie Bain is Chief Operating Officer at Digitalis, a technology company that specialises in online reputation management, crisis communications and digital privacy and risk.

Charlie has 25 years’ experience within the sectors of risk consulting, communications and journalism. He is widely recognised as a leading expert in advising clients on their digital footprint and the affect this has on their reputation. During his career, he has helped a number of leading families, global corporates and prominent individuals understand the nascent field of internet risk and digital crisis communications.

Following a career in journalism for several UK newspapers covering crime and foreign news, including the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the 9/11 attacks on New York, Charlie was appointed Head of Private Clients at risk management firm G3 Good Governance Group. During his seven years at the company, he was Head Of Europe, Managing Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Executive overseeing the firm’s expansion into international markets and the launch of its cyber practice.

Charlie is on the Advisory Board of VALUEworks, a multi-family office based in Zurich and a Senior Advisor to Dallington Associates, a company that offers pastoral care to foreign students in the UK.

Charlie Bain’s Background

Chief Operating Officer
Aug 2014 - Present
London, UK
Digitalis is an online reputation and digital risk firm with proprietary technology which provides rapid, exhaustive coverage of online content about a person or firm. The company's unique, automated analysis facilitates the monitoring and management of online reputations as well as the mitigation of a variety of reputational, privacy and security threats which tend to originate online.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Apr 2007 - Aug 2014
London, UK
G3 is a global consulting firm which advises family offices and international companies on risk management, political risk and cybersecurity.

Other Business Interests

Advisory Board Member
London, UK
VALUEworks is a multi-family office based in Zurich which specialises in family advisory, wealth structure management and investment consulting.
Senior Advisor
London, UK
Dallington Associates is a company that provides pastoral care to foreign students studying in the UK. The company ensures the students' needs, such as structure and support, are being met, whilst they are resident in the UK.

Charlie Bain’s Education

Executive Leadership Course