• “We can’t control the wind but we can adjust the sails.”
    – Bertha Calloway, African American activist and historian.

About Tunstall Associates

“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” — Mark Zuckerburg

Tunstall Associates provides part-time risk management support for a world class service at a fraction of the full time price. Established in Asia we have clients who operate in every continent except Antarctica (so far). Tunstall Associates provides practical advice on genuinely understanding downside risk to realise upside opportunities. Perhaps the only genuine, digital risk management practitioners in Asia. A business model built around long term partnerships. The Tunstall Associates focus is on understanding client culture, reputation and brand-trust proposition to provide solutions that remain nimble but effective. Faster decision making with bare minimum bureaucracy.



From basic ERM implementation to digital risk management and genuine engagement with the board.

We can educate, mentor or run your risk program having set up and actively managed systems for over 50 organisations from modest operations to some of the world’s largest companies
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Experience gained from genuine, life-threatening, crisis management in aviation, manufacturing, shipping and entertainment sectors.

Practical advice, simple system implementation, auditing and validation for both financial and non-financial institutions.

Real business continuity – not just more filing.
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Programme design to match your actual corporate risks. Complement and validate broker advice. Structure bespoke solutions. Represent your risk properly to market and provide independent advice.

Resolution of difficult claims. We know the markets and can solve your problems.
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Our Team

Stephen John Tunstall – MSc (Project Management), BSc, MBCI, MRICS, MIRM, MACostE, MAPM, General Secretary of PARIMA.

A risk, insurance and resilience expert with over thirty years experience (15 years P&L responsibility) in owning, managing and advising companies to adapt and change. Held the post of Managing Director or equivalent in five companies in four countries. With experience in over 100 countries globally brings a broad based approach to dumping the risks and seizing the opportunities – fast.

Steve’s previous corporate positions included:

Head of Risk and Insurance for Genting Singapore

Led risk and insurance management functions and advised extensively on resilience. Genting Singapore is a leisure and gaming company that owns and operates Singapore’s biggest Integrated Resort, a 49-hectare development called Resorts World Sentosa. Located on Singapore’s holiday island of Sentosa the destination includes Universal Studios Singapore, six hotels, Resorts World Casino, a maritime museum and the largest aquarium in the world. Reporting to both Board and Audit Committee.

Head of Risk, Insurance, Legal and Compliance, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong.

Delivering on complex insurance, change management, risk and strategy project improvements at the world’s most valuable airline brand and the world’s largest cargo carrier. Design and implementation of governance cost saving initiatives. Act as ‘Non-Practicing Managing Partner’ running the internal legal and compliance department and managing down external legal spend programmes. Extensive advisory support to Swire Pacific (Properties, Hotels, Beverages, Offshore, Trading etc) with roll out of full enterprise risk management programme from scratch over two year period. Reporting to Audit Committee & Board Safety Committee.

Managing Director, Jardine Schindler Lifts Singapore

One of a number of key positions for Jardine Matheson Group as an employee and consultant. Tasked to turnaround Singapore unit from major loss maker (around 20%) to profitability (around 7%). Managed the merger of two Singapore company units into a single entity with minimal disruption. Headcount reduction from 467 to 362. Reporting to regional CEO and parent company shareholders.


We work with you to embed as a genuine team member providing support to face the world from your perspective. For this reason we are extremely careful about how we engage our own team members and who else we recommend. The following partners are among the twenty plus trusted associates we network with for large assignments. Each of these practitioners has an outstanding reputation in their area of expertise and in each case we have extensive experience of a successful close working relationship.

Our preferred partners include:

Crises Control is a mass communication easy-to-use and customizable crisis response solution that delivers business continuity management plans rapidly across a variety of devices and fits any organisation’s budget without compromising quality.

Crises Control allows you to contain crises the moment they begin. We can also help you to anticipate potential risk and ensure the right crisis management procedures are put into place fast and effectively. Whatever your company size, Crises Control can fit all of your crisis needs into your mobile devices, ensuring real-time access and rapid response at an affordable cost.

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