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We provide consulting, training, and operational support designed to enable you and your organisation to operate safely, securely, and successfully in complex and higher-risk environments.

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Our approach to consulting projects emphasises collaboration, innovation, usability, and knowledge transfer to produce high quality results.

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We offer a range of workshops, retreats, and online training designed to develop and hone competency and bring new insights into your organisation.

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We can provide operational support to your teams in the field, including advice, logistics support, and evacuations.

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28 February 2021

We've just published the Crisis Response Handbook.

The Crisis Response Handbook explains how to prepare for, and respond to, crisis events.

Now available as part of a bundle.

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31 January 2021

We've just published the Crisis Simulation Handbook.

This handbook is a technical reference that explains how to plan, design and deliver world-class crisis simulation exercises.

Now available as part of a bundle.

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30 December 2020

The Security Evacuation Handbook Volume 1: Fundamentals & Planning is out now.

This is the first volume of a two-volume series focused on the planning and execution of security evacuations.

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27 November 2020

Under the Radar is out now. This book is a modern and international guide to getting yourself out of trouble, escaping from captivity and surviving while on the run.

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30 October 2020

We've just released the fourth and final volume in our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Transport Security.

All field guides are now available in a bundle of four.

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10 October 2020

GREY CATALYST has launched. GREY CATALYST is a new initiative, providing a dedicated platform for building the competencies and attitudes necessary to operate successfully in higher-risk environments.

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26 September 2020

We've just released the third volume in our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Accommodation Security.

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28 August 2020

We've just released the second volume in our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Personal Security.

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17 July 2020

We're on a publishing roll this month, and have pubished a new book: The Guide to Travelling in Higher-Risk Environments.

If you frequently travel to higher-risk locations for work or personal travel, this guide is an ideal reference for you.

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4 July 2020

We've just pubished the first of our Field Guides series, the Field Guide to Deployment Planning.

This Field Guide takes you through the process of planning and preparing for travel to higher-risk locations.

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2 June 2020

We've just launched the Pandemic Playbook. This is a focused capability designed to support organisations manage risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of this initiative we are able to advise on workplace mitigation planning and implementation, the management of suspected and confirmed cases, and how to communicate to employees and other stakeholders.

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10 January 2020

We've just initiated Project ARGONAUT, which is a new program designed to provide highly tailored, localised, and discreet evacuation plans covering specific higher-risk locations.

This is a unique initiative incorporating highly detailed planning arround ground and air transport, logistics, and communications.

Project ARGONAUT also provides accommodation in safe houses and logistics support should immediate exfiltration not be achievable.

Our first plan in the series covers Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan.

If you have people in these countries, and you'd like to learn more, please get in touch.

Tripoli, 2019

Tripoli, Lebanon.

9 December 2019

We've just wrapped the first phase of a project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and had the opportunity to update several of the hotel reports in the Colombo Foundation Pack. We first prepared these reports in the days following the Easter Day terrorist attacks in April 2019. This is the third round of updates.

Project SAFE HAVEN now incorporates 33 hotels across 5 cities, including Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), and Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore (Pakistan).

We're in the process of planning new locations for 2020.

If you'd like access to these reports, or want more information about Project SAFEHAVEN, please get in touch now to learn more.

Colombo, 2019

Colombo, Sri Lanka.