We are a consulting and research team offering a fresh perspective on building future ready organisations, able to survive and thrive in a world of uncertainty.

Backed by research ...

not bound by research


We are first and foremost a pragmatic team with a passion for resilience and translating our research into practical real world advice for organisations, communities and businesses of all sizes.

Why work with us?

  • We have been creating actionable resilience strategies for organisations for 13+ years.
  • We work collaboratively both within our team and with our clients to make sure our activities make a difference.

Resilience resources for organisations of all sizes

We offer FREE downloadable booklets to help organisations build resilience, prepare for future uncertainty and navigate the stages of recovery after a crisis.

For larger and more complex organisations we offer a range of tailored packages to measure your resilience and advise next steps.

What is organisational resilience?

What is it that makes some organisations able to not only survive,
but also to thrive in the face of adversity?

Our clients say

The team at Resilient Organisations brought a range of excellent skills to the task including their deep subject matter knowledge and analytical skills, responsiveness and ability to deliver measurable and meaningful outcomes.


Andrew Kiley, Director
Critical Infrastructure Resilience Section, National Security Division
Commonwealth Attorney‑General's Department, Australia
I fully recommend using the Resilient Organisations Benchmarking Tool to any organisation.  ... The process was well managed by Resilient Organisations and the project was completed on time and to budget ... the  report has given us clear and concise recommendations to adopt.


Steve Campbell
Bay of Plenty Regional Lifeline Utilities Coordinator

Latest news and insights

ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
The inaugural ISCRAM (International Association for Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) Asia Pacific regional conference is being held in Wellington from the 4th to 7th November 2018, and Resilient Organisations is excited to be supporting the conference. The
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Improving Resilience to Natural Disasters: West Coast Lifelines Vulnerability and Interdependency
Improving Resilience to Natural Disasters: West Coast Lifelines Vulnerability and Interdependency
David Elms, Ian McCahon and Rob Dewhirst have been taking a fresh approach to evaluating infrastructure resilience investment priorities for West Coast communities. By looking at the West Coast’s infrastructure as a system, they identify vulnerabilities that prevent ‘flow’ through
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John Vargo speaking on resilience and social enterprises
John Vargo speaking on resilience and social enterprises
John Vargo spoke about organisational resilience with Steve Moe on his podcast series, seeds. In this series of podcasts Steve talks with people making a positive impact, particularly relating to social enterprises and entrepreneurs.   Listen to the podcast on iTunes or access it via Castbox
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