Our people

Our people are the best in the profession

They are practitioners, activists and thought leaders who live and breathe resilience. We select and develop them very carefully to ensure that you always benefit from their knowledge, skills, experience and passion. To be an EPC facilitator or consultant is to be at the top of the game.

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Our Training Directors
Our Subject Matter Experts

Mark Leigh Faculty Director

Head of the Emergency and Crisis Management Faculty.

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Beverley Griffiths Faculty Director

Head of the Event and Public Safety Faculty.

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Steve Brewer Faculty Director

Steve heads up our International Faculty and has a wealth of international training experience gained educating a wide range of personnel around the world.

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Martin Fenlon Faculty Director

Head of the Business Continuity Faculty

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Andrew Everitt Head of Exercising

Andy leads our exercise capability delivering quality scenario-led learning experience for all our delegates.

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Helen Baxter Deputy Director (Civil Protection)

Helen is the Deputy Head of the Emergency and Crisis Management Faculty.

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Carl Maltravers Retail & Leisure Manager

Carl is the Retail & Leisure Manager for the Public Safety Faculty.

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Alan Elwood Consultant & Associate Lecturer

Alan is a trusted resilience advisor and trainer with broad experience that spans the public, private and voluntary sectors.

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Alastair Sinclair Associate Consultant & Trainer

Alastair is working on various contracts in UK, and with the Saudi Arabian Government on a major resilience project in Jubail industrial City

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Allan Parry Associate

A specialist safety and security risk analyst, Allan brings particular focus on human factors and vulnerabilities.

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Bob Broadhurst Strategic Fellow

Bob served in the Metropolitan Police and spent much of his career engaged in the policing of large-scale events.

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Chris Allison EPC Associate

Chris works with a number of public and private sector clients, advising them with his experience and knowledge

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Chris Bremner Associate

Chris is an associate consultant and project manager for the EPC, specialising in complex exercise design and delivery and command and control training.

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Chris James Associate

Chris as Director of Emergency Management Solutions Ltd provides wide ranging, quality emergency management and training consultancy for EPC.

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Chris Jones Associate

Chris Jones provides guidance on risk assessment and event safety planning together with post incident response to investigate incidents and defend claims.

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Chris Pritchett Associate Speaker

Chris handles an array of sports law matters and regulatory work for stadia and events. He advises on commercial and contractual matters.

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Chris Sharwood-Smith Associate

Chris comes from a background of over 30 years’ service with the UK Police, since retiring he has run his own training and resilience consultancy.

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Dan Ward Associate

Dan is an Associate with the Crowds and Public Safety Faculty, majoring in crowd safety and developing resilience in crowded place management. Dan is also the Lead Internal Verifier and an Assessor on the Spectator Safety Management programme.

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David Dalziel QFSM Strategic Fellow

David has an extensive background of strategic multi-agency incident command experience with expertise in emergency and crisis management.

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David Mellor Associate

David is an experienced and versatile trainer whose EPC responsibilities include meeting the needs of children and vulnerable adults in emergencies.

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David Williams Associate

David is an Emergency Planning Resilience Officer with the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust. David’s portfolio is Emergency Planning and Resilience training.

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Dr Lucy Easthope Associate

Dr Lucy Easthope is the course lead for Recovery Planning, CBRN Recovery Planning and Mass Fatalities Planning with a particular interest in Disaster Victim Identification.

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Eric Stuart Associate

An enthusiastic practitioner of Crowd Safety at events bringing real experiences into the classroom to ensure public safety is included throughout planning processes.

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Gareth Jones Associate

Gareth has over 30 years experience in risk management related roles. He specializes in corporate level crisis management and resilience.

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Gerry Donnellan Associate

Gerry served in Greater Manchester Police and was responsible for planning and management of many of the large scale policing events including football matches, demonstrations and pop festivals.

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Ian Dickinson, QPM B.Ed Dip Crim Consultant and Associate Lecturer

A former Chief Police Officer, Ian Dickinson's expertise and experience in strategic multi agency planning contribute to the expanding EPC Exercising programme.

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Joe Pearson Associate

Joe has designed, delivered and validated a vast number of training and operational events both nationally and internationally.

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Jon Gunns Associate

A professional trainer and exercise designer in the resilience field with experience of military, government, emergency service and commercial organisations.

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Kate Betts Associate

Kate is a former journalist who advises organisations on how to deal with the media in good times and bad.

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Kate Cochrane Associate

Kate has experience within the resilience and continuity environment with private and public sector agencies at a national, regional and local levels.

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Kevin Pollock Academic Fellow

Kevin specialises in organisational resilience, interoperability and learning from crises. He seeks to blend academic rigour with his practical experience

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Liz O'Neil Associate

Liz is an experienced Executive Manager with over 20 years of leading large teams within a £1billion public sector organisation with over 10,000 staff.

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Mark Taylor Associate

Mark has a broad experience in dealing with multi- agency incidents across the emergency services, the military and local authority and commercial sectors.

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Nick Elliott Associate

Nick leads on COMAH and Hazardous Industry planning for the EPC and also contributes to Civil Resilience Introductory courses

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Nigel Kay Associate

Nigel Kay is a media professional who specialises in crisis communications and presentation coaching.

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Paul Kudray Strategic Fellow

Paul runs his own successful management consultancy company providing expert advice and assistance to help build and maintain resilient organisations.

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Paul Wilson Associate

Paul is an independent business consultant, with extensive experience of working in both the public and voluntary sectors.

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Peter Young Associate

A professional events manager with a history in policing, Peter likes to take on the challenges of delivering unusual events.

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Phil Harper QPM Associate

Phil is a specialist trainer in preparing for any critical incident. He continues to be deployed to hostile environments to secure hostage releases.

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Philip Trendall Associate

Philip is a former police officer who works as a consultant and trainer in civil protection and counter terrorism.

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Richard Kennedy Associate

Richard has 14 years experience in the design, delivery and assurance of training in both the military and civilian context.

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Rob Walley Associate

Rob is an experienced resilience trainer and consultant with a range of experience in the government, telecommunications and event sectors.

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Roger Barrett Associate

Roger has worked in the events industry for 40 years and is the founder of what is now Star Events Group Ltd where he is the Group Development Director.

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Roger Gomm Associate

A former senior manager within the Metropolitan Police Service, Roger is keen to share his knowledge, training and experience to help others.

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Rupert Johnston Associate

A seasoned practitioner, Rupert uses his expertise in the design and delivery of training, exercises and advisory support to help organisations become more resilient.

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Scott Wilson Associate

Scott Wilson is a senior detective and currently the National Co-ordinator for Protect and Prepare under the CONTEST strategy, based at the National Counter Terrorism headquarters in London.

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Steve Corrigan Associate

Steve Corrigan is a highly experienced and knowledgeable resilience professional.

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Steve Gregory Associate

Steve comes from a background of 30 years service with the London Metropolitan Police where he gained a vast experience of managing public safety and major incidents

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Steve Nimmo Associate

Stephen brings considerable experience to the classroom in the continuity of care for the bereaved family, the dying, and those who care for both.

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Steve Terry Associate

Steve is a fully-qualified and accredited ‘resilience’ professional, with 12 years’ experience.

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Thomas Davis Associate

Tom Davis has over 15 years experience in events which has been gained from working in nearly every aspect of events and event management

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Tony Prosser Associate

Tony is a qualified University Lecturer and has degrees in Biochemistry and Environmental Science, an MSc in Fire and Rescue Service Management and an MBA.

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Vanessa Mawer Associate

Vanessa has many years experience of working with agencies and event organisers, advising, educating and implementing event safety.

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Willie Baker Associate

Willie is one of the world’s most credible and experienced specialists in the prevention of, response to, and recovery from railway emergency incidents.

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