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Resilience, security and risk

We help our clients to build resilience, protecting their people, assets and operations.

We help our clients to build resilience, protecting their people, assets and operations.

Understand, prepare, respond

Today’s rapidly changing political, socio-economic and environmental landscape has created a risk climate that is constantly evolving. Our increased connectivity and dependency on infrastructure and technology builds increased brittleness into our society and systems, increasing the risks arising from accidental hazards and human-generated threats.

With innovations in technology, our clients are faced with the introduction of new risks and a need to understand the implications on current risks. Climate change is challenging our operational environment, and preparedness for incoming threats and opportunities will lead to business longevity and competitive advantage.

Our team has a 20-year track record of delivering high-quality advisory services helping organisations to understand their exposure to threats and make better-informed responses. Our resilience, security and risk experts have seen traditional and emerging risks become more and more unpredictable, creating a new reality for our clients. We act as trusted advisors to private- and public-sector clients worldwide anticipate, adapt to, withstand and recover from shocks and stresses to their businesses.

We guide our clients throughout the full project lifecycle, driving measurable value through our in-depth understanding of managing security and risk in the built environment and of achieving resilience in design.

How we can help you

Operational resilience

Operational resilience

We can help you ensure continuity of operations to a pre-agreed level within a set time. Our comprehensive solutions include advice on planning for operational disruption including disruption to supply chain and other activities within your supply chain. We will work with you to develop the business case for investing in resilience measures, building understanding within your organisation.

Learn more about building a resilient organisation.

Blast and protective design

Blast and protective design

Terrorism is a persistent threat facing society worldwide, understanding the extreme impact to structures, we are better able to protection people, assets and operations. Our specialists have a deep understanding of the performance of structures, glazing and cladding, simulating blast incidents’ and analysing the potential effects. We have experts in mitigation against attack by hostile vehicles and advise on shelter protection, and evacuation and invacuation strategies.

Find out about our work on Salesforce Transit Center

Physical security

Physical security

Optimising security and operations requires a mix of established techniques and the implementation of new technology. We develop security strategy, integrating electronic security, security hardware and secure and controlled spaces to support our clients’ goals.

Learn about the Lahore Safe Cities project

Protective intelligence

Protective intelligence

We provide structured intelligence on terrorism, civil unrest and crime risks with urban design and engineering capabilities, helping clients to mitigate their exposure to malicious and non-malicious risks. We provide objective and evidential assessment of credible threats and risks to help define clients’ risk appetite and support the selection of proportional risk mitigation measures.

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Technical risk and reliability

Technical risk and reliability

We identify, assess and manage technical risks, ranging from system failures, and man-made hazards to industrial accident risks. We help our clients to design and operate their assets safely and reliably, optimising uptime and complying with legislative and regulatory standards.

Find out more about our work with Crossrail

Mitigating risks

In today’s interconnected world, there are many risks to understand and prepare for. From natural hazards like earthquakes or human-generated threats such as political instability and terrorism, we draw on our wide expertise to help clients to decide which risks to protect against, which to mitigate and which to accept, and to integrate these decisions in the design of their assets and systems.

Adopting a risk-based and integrated approach to design, we provide advice on strategic risk management, technical risk assessments, security engineering, counter-terrorism design measures and operational planning.

Ultimately, investing in business continuity and resilience leads to greater opportunities. We see it as a pathway to improve your business, innovate with confidence and transform your organisation.

A secure global network of experts

Our team are able to support you across the world, with insights and solutions that reflect local realities as well as global threats. Our team protect major transport hubs such as King’s Cross Station, Salesforce Transit Centre and Terminal 2 Dublin airport.

We advise on commercial developments designing measures for diverse spaces and structures, including 30 St Mary Axe and 52 Lime Street, art institutions such as Windermere Jetty Museum, and entertainment complexes including Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort.

Talk to our experts

You can access our resilience, security and risk expertise through our regional consultants around the world.