Abby Stoddard is a humanitarian policy analyst and a founding partner of Humanitarian Outcomes, where she conducts research and provides analysis and advice to governments and international aid agencies. She began her career working in NGOs, including as Program Director for Médecins du Monde/Doctors of the World USA. At Humanitarian Outcomes she has designed and […]
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In the first quarter of 2022, 50 percent of kidnapping and abductions occurred when the victims were either in transit or outside. The majority, 97 percent, of victims were nations in the country where the kidnapping occurred, and 85 percent of kidnapping and abductions were resolved within eight days.
As the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine become increasingly more likely, the host of the International Risk Podcast, Dominic Bowen, discusses how businesses should be preparing and adapting to this complex environment riddled with uncertainty. Dominic is an experienced leader and risk professional. From tackling whether Russia is using energy as a geopolitical […]
Chilling parallels can be drawn between Russia’s current build up on Ukraine’s eastern border and the invasion of Crimea in 2014. US intelligence observations assert that as many as 175,000 Russian troops could be mobilised along the Russo-Ukrainian border in January, a strategic move that Western analysts have correlated with President Vladimir Putin’s exponential use of […]
Our guest for episode 54 is Colin Pereira, a pioneer who has been working on risk management models for journalists operating under threat for over two decades. He is a Director at HP Risk Management, a consultancy assisting companies and media organisations operating in fragile environments. In 2020, he launched RiskPal, a software as a […]
For two decades, Colin has shaped the risk management model for journalists operating under threat. He is a Director at HP Risk Management, a consultancy assisting companies and media organisations operating in fragile environments. In 2020, he launched RiskPal, a software as a service platform focusing on streamlining risk assessment. Previously he was head of […]
Since leaving the UK Civil Service in the late 1990s for a volunteer placement in rural China, David has worked for different NGOs as a Trainer, Programme Manager, Country Director, Global Security Advisor and most recently as Director of Safety, Operations & Governance. David leads Raleigh International’s safety, medical, safeguarding, governance and training teams, and […]
Kelsey Hoppe is the Chief Executive of Safer Edge, a risk management company, specialising in equitable security – making security accessible, inclusive and appropriately diverse. Safer Edge provides learning and risk management services to organisations that work in challenging environments – whether that is across the street or around the world. Kelsey brings an innovative perspective […]
Workplaces are becoming more diverse and with this comes people with a variety of complex and diverse needs. We must acknowledge these differences and appreciate every individuals needs, struggles and risks. By doing so, we create an inclusive strategy that is intersectional in its approach. If we can achieve a process that is completely intersectional, we are ensuring the security of all personnel and are adequately acknowledging the fluidity and complexity of all people in our workplace.