Highly respected professional humanitarian with 25 years of international experience.
12 years of Security and Risk Management at Senior HQ level and 3 years with DFID working with multiple government offices including OFDA, ECHO, GiZ, FCO and Hostage Crisis Unit with British Police.
In-depth knowledge of donor funding requirements for security management.Extensive track record in humanitarian emergency response, de-mining, and civil / military liaison and coordination for Rapid Onset and Complex Emergencies.
Developed, tested and administered training programs for risk and security scenarios and protocols including role playing for Crisis Management.
Worked with a major law firm specialising in employment law to develop and implement Duty of Care policy for overseas aid workers.
Areas of Expertise
Training: Personal Security, Field Security, Security Management
Security Audit/Assessment : mission level, organisation HQ, post-critical incident, crisis management
Working Areas: Sierra Leone, East Africa, Sudan (Inc. Darfur) South Sudan, Ethiopia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Niger, Middle East (related to Syria and Iraq).
Nationality: British, Irish