Speaker

David McNicol-Jones

Chair Emeritus

Rescue Global

About David

Strategic Leader in: Risk, Resilience, Governance, Intelligence, Command & Control, Multi-National Agency Operations, Training, Standards, Stability & Crisis Response for Government, Private Sector, Academia, Military & NGOs

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Leadership of complex organisations
• Diplomacy & intelligence led operations
• Nation-state & international agencies liaison & mentorship
• Multi-national – multi-sector – multi-agency operations & partnerships
• Strategic, Tactical, Operational strategy, operations, management & reporting
• Organisational design, delivery, change management & stakeholder management
• Prevent, Protect, Prepare, Response & Recovery: Natural Hazards, Terrorism & Cyber
• Equality, diversity, ethics & mental health in leadership
• Artificial Intelligence (Ai) & Machine Learning (ML)
• Non-Executive Director

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
• Founder: Rescue Global, championing resilience with the leadership of vulnerable nations
• Governance: Led Rescue Global to ISO9001, a British Standards (BSI) case study in excellence
• Foreign Commonwealth Office, contract lead: Emergency services for British Overseas Territories
• Risk: UK Government (Cabinet Office) MoR (Management of Risk): Practitioner
• Service: Fast Track Officer in the worlds 3rd largest Fire Rescue Service
• Academia: PhD Supervisor: Institute of Risk & Disaster Reduction, UCL
• Expert: Resilience, for Universities of Oxford, Kings, UCL & Harvard
• Service: United Nations Foundation, Leadership Council

STRATEGIC ADVISOR:
• Military: Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, USA
• USA: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
• India: National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA)
• Singapore: (NDMA)
• Philippines: NDMA
• Mexico: (NDMA)

COMMAND
• Leading international operations for 15 years

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER
• Governance, Risk, Resilience, Response, Crisis Management, Incident Command

PUBLISHED AUTHOR
• Strategic decision making & incident command
• Multi-agency leadership
• Ai & ML innovation

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