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. 

Get reassurance that your crisis plans and leaders will be effective during a crisis.

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Organisational resilience

Change is the new constant. Is your organisation ready to adapt?

Grow your organisation’s confidence and internal capability to manage change and disruption.

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Risk management & decision-making under uncertainty

Risk and uncertainty are the reality of doing business. 

Learn how to change your organisation's mindset from minimising loss to maximising opportunity.

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Risk & resilience research

We design and deliver research that can make a practical difference to the resilience of organisations and communities.

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Risk & resilience training & coaching

Grow confidence and capability in emergency management, crisis leadership, risk management, business continuity, and organisational resilience.

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Crisis response & recovery

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

Get reassurance that your crisis plans and leaders will be effective during a crisis.

Find out more >

Organisational resilience

Change is the new constant. Is your organisation ready to adapt?

Grow your organisation’s confidence and internal capability to manage change and disruption.

Find out more >

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Risk management & decision-making under uncertainty

Risk and uncertainty are the reality of doing business. Learn how to change your organisation's mindset from minimising loss to maximising opportunity.

Find out more >

Risk & resilience research

We design and deliver research that can make a practical difference to the resilience of organisations and communities.

Find out more >

Risk & resilience mentoring & coaching

Grow confidence and capability in emergency management, crisis leadership, risk management, business continuity, and organisational resilience.

Find out more >

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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

May 18 2022

How quickly do communities want different types of buildings to be available after an earthquake? 
Our current engineering standards focus on the structural response to an earthquake. For most buildings there is little consideration of whether a building can function after a significant earthquake or how long it might take to recover, if damaged.
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May 10 2022

What do New Zealanders want from their buildings?
Is keeping people safe (life safety) the only thing we require of our buildings following a major earthquake? Our current building code focuses on preserving life and making sure critical emergency response facilities are operational. But participants in our study indicated that while life safety remains the most important focus, having a building stock that can enable social and economic recovery is an increasing priority.
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May 4 2022

Which buildings do we want to be the most ‘life safe’?
Currently in New Zealand we require buildings with post earthquake functions (like hospitals), and large buildings (like stadiums) to be built stronger than others. But is that in line with current societal expectations? We explored this question with participants in our recent EQC funded, NZSEE Resilient Buildings Project.
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