Author: Karolina Sedilekova

Episode 19: with William Clapton from the University of New South Wales

Today we are joined by William Clapton is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at UNSW Sydney. He is the author of Risk and Hierarchy in International Society: Liberal Interventionism in the Post-Cold Era (Palgrave, 2014) and has published articles in International Relations; International Politics;  and the Australian Journal of International Affairs. His upcoming book, […]

Episode 18: with Ken Duckworth from National Alliance for Mental Illness

Today we are joined by Ken Duckworth.  Ken’s journey into psychiatry started when he was a boy growing up with a dad who experienced severe bipolar disorder. His father was loving, kind and periodically quite ill, hospitalized for months at a time. Ken became a psychiatrist in part to help his father. He is very […]

Episode 17: with Mary Ana McGlasson from the Center for Humanitarian Leadership

Today we are joined by Mary Ana McGlasson.  Mary Ana holds dual Masters degrees in public policy and nursing from Princeton University and the University of Washington. She is the Director of the Center for Humanitarian Leadership, and an Associate Professor, with almost 20 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a decade […]

Episode 16: with Steve Walter from the Oceanside Police Department

Today we are joined by Steve Walter. Steve supervises the crime analysis and intelligence unit at the Oceanside police department in Oceanside, California. He manages the department’s intelligence strategy and provides threat assessments during periods of civil unrest working closely with neighbouring police agencies, the FBI and the San Diego law enforcement Coordination Center. Steve […]

Episode 15: with Stine Lyshaug Olsen from the Norwegian Shipowners Mutual War Risk Insurance Association

Today we’re joined by Stine Lyshaug Olsen. Stine is currently a senior intelligence and operations adviser with the Norwegian shipowners mutual war risk Insurance Association, where she focuses on maritime security in and around the Gulf countries, and specifically providing threat assessments for shipowners operating and trading in the Gulf. She holds a master’s degree […]

Episode 14: with Phil Gurski, CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk consulting

Today we’re joined by Phil Gursky, the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk consulting. He’s also a program director for the security economics and technology hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute. He worked as a senior strategic analyst at the Canadian Security Intelligence Service from 2001 to 2015, where he […]

Episode 13: with Titta Lassila from Save the Children

Titta grew up in Finland, and from an early age, she was passionate about environmental issues. During and after finishing her master’s degree in environmental biology she worked for different environmental organisations in Finland with themes varying from international environmental and development policy to tropical forest protection and sustainable rural development. During the years in […]

Philippe Borremans

The guest for the 12th episode is Philippe Borremans, an independent Public Relations consultant specialising in Emergency Risk & Crisis Communication with over 25 years of experience. Philippe helps his clients with reputation management. As a president of the International Public Relations Association, he works on strategic communication projects for epidemic and pandemic preparedness with […]

Episode 12: with Philippe Borremans from International Public Relations Association

Today, we’re joined by Philippe Borremans. He’s an independent public relations consultant specializing in emergency risk and crisis communication. Philippe is currently president of the International Public Relations Association. He works on strategic communication projects for epidemic and pandemic preparedness with organizations like the World Health Organization, the European Union, and the West African Union. […]

Christina Wille

The guest for Episode 11 is the director of Insecurity Insight Christina Wille. Insecurity Insights is an international team comprised of experts based around the world providing their own unique perspective and analysis. (source) The team works with RedR and Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF) and has supported work of organisations such as International Federation […]