CIR’s Resilience Series: Speaker line-up announced!

An array of influential resilience experts will be speaking at the upcoming CIR Resilience Series event, taking place on Wednesday 25th May at the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Tower of London.

James Crask, chair of the International Organisation for Standardisation Committee, and author, will be chairing the event, which will tackle post-pandemic approaches to business continuity, hybrid working models, ESG strategies, supply chain resilience and cyber security trends.

Magnus Falk, CIO Advisor, Zoom; Julia Graham, CEO, Airmic; Simon Newman, Head of Cyber and Business Services, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives; Shelton Newsham, Director, Newsham Business Solutions; Vanessa Podmore, Global Supply Chain Expert and NED, British Footwear Association; Geoff Trickey, CEO, Psychological Consultancy; Paul Mitchell, Head of Operational Resilience, The AA; Warren Owens, Head of Business Continuity, National Rail; and Maria Santacaterina, Author, AdaptiveResilience are among the confirmed speakers for the event.

This new, one-day event features a mixture of presentations and panel discussions, to help delegates align resilience approaches with their organisation’s goals as we emerge from the pandemic. Hear from some of the field’s most influential resilience experts, debate the issues, and network at a long overdue face-to-face event for the resilience field.

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