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The people helping you prepare and respond.

Our Crisis Management Team has years of experience working in high-risk sectors and environments with a proven track record of excellence.  

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Chris Scott, Crisis Services Manager  

Chris has been working in the field of crisis and emergency response for over 30 years and is a pioneer in the field.  

Chris’ studies in human intelligence linked with understanding a person’s ability to manage unwanted events has seen outstanding results. Chris has a degree in leadership and management and a master’s degree in emergency planning and disaster management, carefully connecting with and complementing business continuity arrangements.  

Chris has worked around the globe for some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, through to UK emergency services. 


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Gareth Black, Senior Crisis Consultant  

Gareth is a thought leader in the field of crisis management, emergency response and human factors.  

Gareth’s Master’s Degree in Homeland Security and Crisis Management, alongside his lecturing work at Coventry University means he is at the cutting edge of developments in the field. Gareth has a unique ability to turn his wealth of academic experience into simple, practical, and intuitive solutions for clients, ensuring they remain in the forefront of crisis management practice.  

Gareth has received accolades for his work with the National Health Service, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a wide range of incidents whilst also working on policy and procedural developments of national and international significance. More recently Gareth has worked with clients in the chemical, oil and gas, university, and public sector, creating inventive and intuitive solutions to maintain their crisis readiness. 


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Bethany Elliott, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist 

Bethany is unique in the world of crisis and incident management, designing proactive solutions for responders to maximize their cognitive capacity during incidents and emergencies. 

Her Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, together with her international work with first responders and some of the world’s largest chemical companies, provides a unique blend of knowledge, skills, and experience. Bethany is renowned for her work in helping teams understand the impact of stress on their day-to-day roles and beyond, from incident prevention through to response and recovery.

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