Organisational resilience
and risk specialists

consulting  -  training  -  research

Building future-fit organisations ready to survive and thrive in a world of uncertainty.

Crisis response & recovery

Crises are inevitable. Every organisation needs good plans and trained people to respond.

We can help you create, refine, or assess your crisis response plans and processes. Get reassurance your organisation is ready.

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Organisational resilience

Change is the new constant. Are you ready to adapt?

We can check your organisation's adaptive capacity and work with you to build your resilience.

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Risk management & decision-making under uncertainty

Risk and uncertainty are the reality of doing business. 

We can work with your organisation to build robust and transparent decision-making tools to minimise loss and maximise opportunity.

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Risk & resilience research

We design and deliver high-quality research and analysis investigating immediate practical challenges for risk and resilience. We also contribute to knowledge building through government-funded research programmes.

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Risk & resilience training & coaching

Build risk and resilience champions in your organisation.

We can help grow confidence and capability in emergency management, crisis leadership, risk management, business continuity, and organisational resilience.

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Who are we?

We are specialists in risk and resilience combining real-world practice with cutting-edge research. For 15+ years our team has been creating actionable resilience strategies for organisations.

We are based in Christchurch, New Zealand but work with funders and clients across the world.

Why work with us?

People first

People are at the heart of our approach. We empower others to build risk and resilience in their teams and processes. We believe knowledge and capability building is the key to resilience.

Tailored solutions

Using our range of tools and experience we create solutions for your organisation’s unique context and culture. We right-size solutions that meet the needs of our clients and projects.

Collective wisdom

With a range of professional backgrounds, we draw on the collective wisdom of the team to solve client challenges. Our multidisciplinary approach provides us with insights that deliver better solutions for your needs.

Thought leaders

Along with our consulting experience, we have in-depth knowledge and understanding from a diverse range of publicly funded research projects. Our clients benefit from this breadth and depth of knowledge.

Why work with us?

People first

People are at the heart of our approach. We empower others to build risk and resilience in their teams and processes. We believe knowledge and capability building is the key to resilience.

Tailored solutions

Using our range of tools and experience we create solutions for your organisation’s unique context and culture. We right-size solutions that meet the needs of our clients and projects.

Collective wisdom

With a range of professional backgrounds, we draw on the collective wisdom of the team to solve client challenges. Our multidisciplinary approach provides us with insights that deliver better solutions for your needs.

Thought leaders

Along with our consulting experience, we have in-depth knowledge and understanding from a diverse range of publicly funded research projects. Our clients benefit from this breadth and depth of knowledge.

Who we work with

We work with a wide range of clients from different sectors, regions, and countries across the public sector, private sector, and local and national governments. These are some of the organisations we’re proud to work with.

Latest news and insights

Economic recovery: Lessons learned for business and recovery managers
September 21, 2022

We recently gave this presentation on 10 key lessons we’ve learned about supporting businesses and organisations to navigate through crisis recovery.

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Not just surviving: Addressing burnout by building a thriving organisation
August 18, 2022

Many organisations have successfully navigated an incredibly challenging few years. But there is a big difference between surviving and thriving. With reports of burnout rapidly rising, many organisations have recognised the wellbeing challenges of their employees and invested in wellbeing initiatives. While this is laudable, organisations often overlook the key causes of burnout.

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Business recovery from disasters: Lessons from natural hazards and the COVID-19 pandemic
August 16, 2022

Charlotte Brown has been working with an international group of researchers to systematically compare the lessons we’ve learned over the past few decades of natural hazard research on business recovery with lessons emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our insights from COVID debriefs
July 21, 2022

Over the past 2 years, we have been facilitating incident response debriefs, capturing organisations’ lessons learned from their covid response. Here are some of our insights from these sessions.

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