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Neil Melvin

Dr Neil Melvin is Director International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). His current research is focused on emerging international security dynamics in key regions around the world, notably Europe and Eurasia, the Gulf and Middle East, East Africa and the Horn, and the Indo-Pacific.  Prior to joining RUSI, Dr Melvin was […]

Zoonotic Diseases, Future Pandemics and its Interconnected Relationship with Animal Agriculture.

The international risk which zoonotic diseases pose by accessing the type of relationship human’s have with animals, and illustrating how human destruction contributes to catalysing future pandemics. This article follows The International Risk Podcast’s recent episode with David Quammen which can be found here. On 30th December 2019, the lab results from a patient showing […]

Episode 105: Aisha Jumaan on the Health Crisis in Yemen

The International Risk Podcast is a weekly podcast for senior executives, board members and risk advisors. In these podcasts, we speak with risk management specialists from around the world. Our host is Dominic Bowen, one of Europe’s leading international risk specialists. Having spent the last 20 years successfully establishing large and complex operations in the […]

Episode 100: Nick Outlaw on Effective Leadership in Risk Management

In this episode, Dominic speaks with Nick Outlaw about effective leadership in Risk Management. Nick Outlaw is a leadership and organisational development specialist, with over 20 years of experience supporting multinational companies governments and humanitarian organisations on the frontline of major crises. He has been working with clients around the world and had the opportunity […]

The Reproductive Healthcare Crisis in Yemen

The existing health crisis in Yemen has been escalated through conflict, climate change and lack of international aid. Embedded inside the Yemeni health crisis exists an unequal deterioration of healthcare infrastructure and support related to women, specifically reproductive health, which has been motivated by the societal gender disparity which existed pre-conflict. Healthcare Crisis Yemen remains […]

Aisha Jumaan

Aisha Jumaan, MPH, PhD, is an independent consultant coordinating health projects in Yemen. Dr Jumaan has over 30 years of experience in public health, including in viral vaccine preventable diseases, cancer research, maternal & child health and nutrition, and women in development. She managed the HPV vaccine project for Path and worked with the US […]

David Quammen

DAVID QUAMMEN is an American author and journalist whose seventeen books include The Song of the Dodo (1996), The Reluctant Mr. Darwin (2006), Spillover (2012), and The Tangled Tree (2018). His most recent book, Breathless (2022), describes the scientific effort to trace the origins and evolution of the Covid-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2, and to combat the […]

Episode 101: Caroline Pakel discussing the environmental risks, climate change and activism

The International Risk Podcast is a weekly podcast for senior executives, board members and risk advisors. In these podcasts, we speak with risk management specialists from around the world. Our host is Dominic Bowen, originally from Australia, is one of Europe’s leading international risk specialists. Having spent the last 20 years successfully establishing large and […]

Caroline Pakel

Caroline is a social psychologist with extensive experience in holding safe spaces for people from different walks of life, and for them to open, connect and co-create together, seamlessly and purposefully. Authentic and meaningful communication is Caroline‚Äôs main passion. And her purpose is to bring dialogue to the community, wherever it may need it. Generative […]