Robert is Executive Director of Resilience First Ltd. This is an independent, not-for-profit organisation promoting business community resilience in urban areas. Previously, he was Director of the Security & Resilience Network at London First (2013-18) and Director of Resilience at G4S Risk Management Consulting (2012-13). Robert has also held senior positions in risk and security departments in Barclays, BAT and Marsh. He was been Head of Analysis at a national intelligence agency (1997-2000), and Managing Editor of security titles at an international publishing company (1992-2000). In 2000 he founded and managed an international forum on global security and law enforcement for senior executives in government, business and academia. Robert spent his early career in the military before moving into the commercial world. He has written and presented extensively on strategic risk and resilience issues.