Risk Profiling Webinar
|19 Jul 2022
|2:00 pm BST |9:00 am
What best practices should be considered when looking at risk profiling and how can it benefit your Duty of Care whilst operating in complex environments.
Spearfish will be holding a panel led webinar later this month. Its MD Dan Hooton will be joined by Tara Arthur who recently published a paper with GISF on the impact of ‘race’, ethnicity and nationality on aid workers’ security. Spearfish also is pleased to welcome Kabir Adamu onto the panel, Kabir is one of Nigeria’s leading subject matter experts on security.
The panel will be discussing risk profiling as part of an individual’s duty of care operating in a complex environment. Speakers will also look at how risk alerts can be tailored to an individual’s profile, activity and geolocation and insights into how the use of resources from technology and academic partners can be leveraged in a commercial context.
Dan Hooton – Managing Director Spearfish
Dan is the Managing Director of Spearfish Security Ltd, a consultancy specialising in security advice and risk management across Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Since leaving the Armed Forces in 2001, he has gained wide experience as a consultant, corporate practitioner and company director. Helping businesses and individuals flourish in high-risk environments has become his speciality, having advised many different organisations on a wide variety of risks. Dan is also the Chair of the Risk and Security Management Forum and serves as a Trustee for the Future Terrain charity.
Tara Arthur – Senior Projects and Membership Officer GISF
Tara joined the Global Interagency Security Forum (GISF) Secretariat in 2019 and serves as Senior Projects and Membership Officer.
Based in the US, Tara has over 10 years’ experience in the development and humanitarian space. She has served in various capacities including programmes, safety and security and advocacy, both at the country and headquarters level. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Wesleyan University and an M.A. in International Development & Social Change from Clark University. In her role, she is responsible for fostering GISF member engagement and developing member services, including members’ forums, workshops, webinars, podcasts, and more
Kabir Adamu – Beacon Consulting
Kabir is the Managing Director of Beacon Consulting Limited, a renowned firm providing enterprise risk and security management solutions in Nigeria and the Sahel region.
Kabir is a dynamic and professional security and intelligence specialist with a sound track record in the public and private, including humanitarian and development, sectors. He is experienced in security consultancy and project management at the multinational level and has supported clients with operations in hostile, challenging and complex environments. Kabir Adamu regularly appears on national and international media and specialist security events where he makes contributions.
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