The firm, which now operates in 130 countries from 27 global offices, helps companies, governmental and non-governmental organisations manage a range of strategic and operational risks.
Control Risks' work includes security contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq and corporate swine-flue response strategies. Its services encompass political and security risk analysis, business ethics and anti-corruption services and crisis management.
Cubitt won the account following a competitive pitch. The firm previously used Monument PR out of the UK.
The account will be led by Cubitt founder Simon Brocklebank-Fowler and its professional services partner Simon Barker, reporting to Control Risks' CEO Richard Fenning and communications director Georgina Parkes.
The brief includes strategic communications advice and media relations.