|Fiona Worrall /
Strategic Business and Chief Officer for Civil Contingencies, Manchester City Council
|Mike Whine / |
Director, Government & International Affairs, Community Security Trust
Michael Whine is Director, Government and International Affairs at the Community Security Trust, the defence agency of the Jewish community in the UK, and Director, Defence and Group Relations Division at the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the representative body of the community.
He acts as consultant on defence and security to the European Jewish Congress, the umbrella body for European communities, and represents it at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Among his outside appointments he acts as lay advisor to the Counter Terrorism Division of the Crown Prosecution Service, in which capacity he runs workshops for Crown Prosecutors on terrorist ideology.
Andrew Erving /
former Head of Counter-Terrorism Intelligence, GCHQ: UK
Manish Chawda /
Senior Manager, PwC Manchester
Manish is a senior manager and the Northern Information Security Business Unit Leader for PwC. Manish is responsible for advising clients and PwC on strategic and tactical solutions for Information Security, Governance, and Compliance. Manish has over 17 years experience in Information Security, from a commercial, operational and management perspective. The past six years he has spent leading and managing information security departments and programmes in the public and private sectors for small, medium and large enterprises.
Andrew Stewart /
Counter Terrorism Security Adviser, Merseyside Police
Kevin Frost /
Counter Terrorism Security Adviser, Merseyside Police
John Bayliss /
Director, Communications Risk Management
John has spent his entire career working within the Intelligence Services arena. With that in mind, details of his achievements are classified. However, the last 10 years saw John in the IA (Information Assurance) field delivering Threat Briefings to UK Government, Military, Police and The Royal Household. His lectures have been well received by over a ¼ of a million people and he is very much considered to be a 'Subject Matter Expert' lecturing alongside such noted luminaries as Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB MC (Director of the Defence Academy, Shrivenham) and Professor Richard Holmes CBE TD JP (Professor of Security Studies at Cranfield University).
More recently, John has moved into the commercial world delivering Threat Briefings and Security Advice to the likes of VT Group, BP, RWE npower, Ernst&Young, London First, CSARN and AWE while continuing to support the Police, Military, Special Forces and Clarence House.
Justin Crump /
Former military intelligence analyst and reservist CBRN specialist
Justin is an intelligence expert with fifteen years' service in the British Armed Forces, including operational experience in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan. His civilian experience includes various roles as a front office banker in JP Morgan, management consulting for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and work as an intelligence advisor to UniCredit (the Italian banking giant). In 2008 Justin became Director of Threat Intelligence for the international risk consultancy Stirling Assynt, and last year established Sibylline in order to focus on furthering the use of intelligence in business. He is a respected commentator and lecturer on jihadist affairs and global terrorism.
Mark Johnson /
Executive Chairman of The Risk Management Group and police cyber crime adviser
Mark is the Executive Chairman and founder of the Risk Management Group (TRMG). TRMG specialises in the extraction and analysis of data from large, transactional systems in order to support the courts, the Police and corporate security organisations in the conduct of crime investigations, profiling and the development of criminal intelligence through the analysis of communications and online data.
TRMG's client list is extensive and includes The City of London Police, Europol, The United Nations, the EU Commission, various Customs and Revenue departments and EU Financial Intelligence Units, as well as corporate clients in banking, telecommunications, industry and transportation.
Paul Hayden /
MD of Resolve Network and adviser to the United Nations on disaster management
Paul joined the Fire Service in 1978 working in the busy central Birmingham area. He progressed through senor positions at the national Fire Service College in Gloucestershire, Suffolk Fire Service and Norfolk Fire Service, before being appointed as Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive with Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service in 2005.
In addition to his local work, Paul has held a number of key Government and Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) roles. Key appointments included national officer for flooding and environmental protection issues, member of the Environment Agency Strategic Partnership Group, the UK Search and Rescue Strategic Group, and advisor to the Local Government Association on water matters.
Paul has represented the UK as a "civil resilience expert" on a number of EU projects and exercises and has worked extensively on strategic incident command challenges with colleagues in the EU, and with FRS, FEMA and DHS colleagues in the US.
Since leaving the fire and rescue service in 2010, Paul has worked on a number of safety and resilience projects including a UN sponsored role in Mongolia where he assisted the National Emergency Management Agency in devolvement of operational policies for a range of major disasters, including responses to hazardous materials incidents. His most recent UN deployment has been to assist the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, where he has designed and implemented a Business Continuity programme across all Government Ministries.
Sarah Garratt /
Marketing Leader UK and Ireland, National Corporate Practice, Marsh Ltd
Ian Moore /
Managing Director, Unthinkable Thinking
I help people and organisations to think the unthinkable and then do it. I firmly believe that our limitations are created by our own minds. My passion is to free us from these limitations. My approach helps people understand their own thinking processes. It helps them to experience new ways of thinking and develop techniques to improve their thinking. The goal is to help us select appropriate ways of thinking about situations and apply these in growing ourselves and our businesses.
Since 1996 I have been developing organisations of all types all over the world in the areas of decision making, idea generation, spotting opportunities and innovation and have written a number of books on these topics. Participants report that my presentations make a real difference because they are highly practical, thought provoking and fun.
I spend most of my working time giving presentations, running workshops, facilitating group sessions and doing consultancy work.
My formal qualifications include a B.Sc.(Hons) in Mathematics and Physics, a qualified teacher, an M.Sc. in Information Technology and an M.Sc. in Cognitive Neuroscience. My informal qualifications include being a father, being a creative entrepreneur and believing that anything is possible.