He worked as a psychologist in the Crisis Management Department of the renowned Control Risks Group in London where he advised companies during cases of kidnapping and extortion. Before moving to Riskworkers GmbH he was a project manager with a company specialising in the protection of at-risk persons and senior managers in Germany and abroad. Dr. Hesse also works as an independent lecturer on the psychological aspects of crisis management for the German Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe). He joined Riskworkers GmbH in April 2013.