The Resilience Advisors Network (International)

Who we are The International Resilience Team

The Network comprises of more than eighty top resilience and civil protection experts from across the World - all experienced directors and leaders in their own right and many bringing-to-bear the strength and pedigree of many years of operating in their own specialised fields.

Selected by the network's Managing Director, Jon Hall QFSM, each advisor and partner is well-known and respected in their own field and comes professionally recommended with a proven and documented record of success.

Advisors have been selected from a broad range of disciplines to best support the consortium outcomes you are seeking be that for the devopment of world-class guidance, training or trainer provision, disaster exercise management, Mechanism research projects or any other critical resilience-related project delivery.

Your initial contact will either be with Jon or one of the other Advisors operating Internationally. They will work with you to understand your needs and opportunities and discuss with you the most appropriate available support. The Network approach will then ensure that you get a bespoke team comprising of only the very best!

It is this unique approach that means you get top quality support to leverage benefit for your projects. Importantly, it will also open doors for further business opportunities for you on the back of your current prospects.

Edmunds Akitis

Edmunds Akitis
Disaster Manager

Capacity Development & DG ECHO Specialist

Caglar Akgungor

Dr Caglar Akgungor
Political Scientist & USAR Specialist

Social & political dimensions of risk and disasters

Paul Amos

Paul Amos
Flood & Disaster Management

A vastly experienced disaster manager, trainer and mountain leader

Leif Andren

Leif Andren
EU, UN & NATO Specialist

Rescue, Education, Training and Disaster Manager

Mark Bond

Mark Bond
Policing & Security Specialist

Training Consultant, Teacher, Close Protection/Security Consultant

Dave Brown

Dave Brown
Organisation & Fire Specialist

Recently Deputy Chief Officer of London Fire Brigade. Specialist on larger more complex organisations

Paolo Cavaliere

Paolo Cavaliere
Expert in disasters, DRR and crisis management

Public Policy, Training, Leadership and Disaster Management

Derek Cheevers

Derek Cheevers
Operations & Exercise planning

Crisis management, incident command and exercise planning expert

Loh Eng Choon

Loh Eng Choon
Singapore & Asian Lead Expert

Operations, Fire Safety & Training specialist

Ronald Christiaans

Ronald Christiaans
Crisis and Public Order

An expert with the EU Civil Protection Mechanism & an UNDAC member for the United Nations

Paul Connelly

Paul Connelly
Strategic Prevention & Response

Experienced Chief Fire Officer and Change-Maker

Luliia Demchenko

Luliia Demchenko
International Relations Director

Homeland Security & Emergency Management Specialist

Marc Devalckeneer

Marc Devalckeneer
Logistics

Specialising in Operational Logistics

Mark Diggins

Mark Diggins
Avalanch Prevention & Control

Specialising in active management of mass snow movement and mountain risks

Jeff Dulin

Jeff Dulin
US Market Specialist

Helping UK Companies to understand how US emergency services operate

Chris van Duuren

Chris van Duuren
Strategic Advisor

Specialised in multi-level and political-strategic crisis management.

Adam Eckley

Adam Eckley
Organisational Development

Capacity Development & Structural Reform

Rut Erdelyiova

Rut Erdelyiova
Psychological Support

Specialising in Psychological reactions and social needs in disasters

Chris Gannon

Chris Gannon
South American Lead

specialising in the review and reform of Fire / Rescue and Disaster Management agencies

Peter Glerum

Peter Glerum
European Union Training

Specialising in international disaster training and exercising

Marek Gottfried

Marek Gottfried
Fire & Emergency Response

Specialising in Central and Eastern Europe emergency response

Ben Hall

Ben Hall
Logistics Manager

Specialising in facilities, safety and administration for the Network

Jon Hall

Jon Hall QFSM
MD - Risk & Resilience

Emergency & disaster specialist. Former head of UK fire & rescue service resilience

Jürgen Högl

Jürgen Högl
Disaster and Crisis Management

humanitarian aid, crisis and emergency management

Mark Hope

Mark Hope
NATO Training Specialist

Former Royal Navy & NATO trainer

Eric Van-der-Horst

Eric Van-der-Horst
European Co-ordination

Assisting responding organisations with their strategic orientation.

Désirée Kok

Désirée Kok
Project Support Officer

Planning, logistic and administrative project support

Nikos Kokkotas

Nikos Kokkotas
Capacity Development Expert

Lead for Greek Civil Protection and Incident Management

Petek Kovanci Shehrin

Petek Kovanci Shehrin
Programme Management Expert

Lead for Turkish Disaster Management Programming

Luis Laguna

Janek Laev
Call Management Specialist

Expert in operationalising Information Management systems.

Luis Laguna

Luis Miguel Laguna Megal
Geotechnical Specialist

Expert in Geohazards for Resilient Cities and Infrastructures.

Debbie Lewis

Debbie Lewis
European Co-ordination

Assisting responding organisations with their strategic orientation.

Rasmus Lindboe

Rasmus Lindboe
Disaster Communications

Strategic communication in regions of conflict or natural disasters.

Meindert Louwsma

Meindert Louwsma
Training & Exercising

A specialist in Fire & Rescue training design and design.

Josh Macabuag

Dr Josh Macabuag
Disaster Risk Engineer

Catastrophic Risk Modeling & Engineering for USAR.

Gordon MacMillan

Gordon MacMillan
Crisis & Disaster Training

A specialist in International Disaster Training.

Kenny Meesters

Kenny Meesters
International Information Manager

Researcher in crisis and disaster information management.

Sjirk Meijer

Sjirk Meijer
Industrial Safety Specialist

Industrial Safety and Disaster Risk Assessment expert

Sean Moore

Sean Moore
Search & Rescue Specialist

INSARAG & Civil Protection Mechanism Expert

Anders Öberg

Anders Öberg
Training Specialist

Supporting Crsis Management Training events across the Union

Gisli Olafsson

Gisli Olafsson
Crisis Leadership Expert

Disaster management and humanitarian response lead with extensive global experience

Jan Olsen

Jan Olsen
Civil Protection Expert

Active in European Civil Protection Mechanism and certification of Modules

Marcus Oxley

Marcus Oxley
Humanitarian Coordinator

Recent Exec Director of the 'Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction'

Han Pelster

Han Pelster
Disaster & Security Advisor

Consultant in crisis, disaster and security management

Davor Predavec

Davor Predavec
IoT Specialist

Expert in integration of Emergency Management with IoT solutions

Dave Ramscar

Dave Ramscar
International Search & Rescue

Recent Fire Chief and UK overseas deployment lead for UK ISAR & UK AID

Paul Rock

Paul Rock
International Certificatione

EU Civil Protection Mechanism Specialist

Phil Russell

Phil Russell
Health Care Professional

Qualified CBRNe instructor trained at the UK Police National CBRNe Centre

Marcelo Sabanes

Marcelo Sabanes
Making Cities Resilient

Project and Programme Management, Process Re-engineering, Urban Sustainable

Zeynep M. Turkmen Sanduvak

Zeynep M. Turkmen Sanduvac
Risk Reduction Advisor

Senior risk reduction training and education professional

Guido Schanz

Guido Schanz
TAST Specialist

Supporting and advising project management teams with bid writing

Piet Schneider

Piet Schneider
European Civil Protection

Experienced EU mechanism training expert, specialist in exercises

Jürgen Schreiber

Jürgen Schreiber
Disaster Medicine Specialist

Advisor for emergency plans, crisis management and Business Continuity Plans.

Sjaak Seen

Sjaak Seen
UNDAC Expert

Senior Consultant and project manager in the field of Civil Protection & Protective security

Magdalena Stefańska

Magdalena Stefańska
Humanitarian Aid Specialist

Humanitarian aid, civil protection & scientific research

Dan Stephens

Dan Stephens
Fire & Rescue Specialist

Strategic Service reform and international operations

Petteri Taitto

Petteri Taitto
Training Needs Analysis and Evaluation

Crisis Management and Humanitarian Response scientist

Christopher Tan

Christopher Tan
Singapore & Asian Fire Expert

Fire Safety advocate, practitioner, educator and trainer

Ebru Taskin

Ebru Taskin
International Communications

Visibility, communication actions, public information and awareness-raising expert

Rene Toft

Rene Toft
Preparedness Specialist

Implementing Resilience in Healthcare Organizations

Eda Tuzemen

Eda Tuzemen
Inter'l Education Expert

training policy development in disaster and emergency management

Terry Webb

Terry Webb
EU Specialist

Very experienced Mission team member and Network trainier

Bruce Wong

Bruce Wong
Capacity Development Expert

Safety and emergency management consultant in Hong Kong and mainland China.


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