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Yves Baumgartner

Founder and director of the company is Yves Baumgartner. He has over 19 years of experience as an investigator. As an adviser with the commercial intelligence consultancy i-intelligence, he has taught OSINT and investigative skills to security, defence and law enforcement professionals. He is a regular speaker on OSINT including at NATO's Centre of Excellence – Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) in Ankara, Turkey, the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) in Budapest, Hungary.

Yves Baumgartner received his Master of Advanced Studies in Economic Crime Investigation from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the University of Zurich.

Gion Cuonz

Gion Cuonz is a seasoned fraud investigator and specialist in matters of subscription fraud and falsified documents. His 15 years of professional experience at Swisscom in the area of fraud management, especially in combating organised forms of fraud, qualifies him. He works regularly with cantonal and federal police authorities.

Gion Cuonz holds a Master's degree in Economic Crime Investigation (MAS ECI) and is a member of the Swiss Association of Experts in Combating Economic Crime (SEBWK).

Marc Baerentzen

Marc Baerentzen is an experienced analyst and program manager for security and crisis management. Having worked primarily with the Danish National Police, he has extensive hands-on experience regarding intelligence analysis during crisis situations.


As a consultant he is engaged in the fields of intelligence analysis, OSINT, cybercrime and crisis management. He assists companies and non-governmental organisations in dealing with risks. He also conducts workshops on emergency planning and preparedness strategies. In addition to his work with Baumgartner Research, Marc Baerentzen is also the founder of Baerentzen Intelligence, a provider of cybersecurity services to Danish and international clients.


Marc Baerentzen holds a Master's degree (Cand.scient.adm) specializing in terrorism within Western societies.

Anna Grant

Anna Grant has many years of experience in combating fraud in the telecommunications sector. Internal investigations as well as tracing internationally operating groups of perpetrators are the main focus of her professional activities.


At the University of Geneva, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations as well as a Master of Arts in African Studies.

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