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.

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Earthquake Preparedness Checklist

Want to make sure your organisation is prepared for an earthquake, but not sure where to start?

Have a read of this checklist we created as part of our recent EQC funded research.

Managing risk in the construction industry

Our recent BRANZ funded project demonstrated the strong link between risk management and productivity.

We’ve created a free resource with tips for construction businesses on how to improve their approach to risk management.

Upskill your team in resilience

Resilience is a hot topic but what does it mean for you and your organisation?

We offer resilience training packages for all levels of your organisation, from frontline staff to your board, tailoring them to your needs and budget. Have a chat with one of our team of resilience specialists to find out how we can help build your organisation's resilience. 


  • business-case
    build the business case for resilience
  • benchmarking1
    measure & benchmark resilience
  • develop your pathway to resilience
  • crisis-preparedness-planning
    build your crisis response & recovery capabilities
  • risk-decision-making
    enhance your risk & resilience decision-making
  • research
    perform high quality research
  • educate-engage
    educate & engage your team about resilience
  • communication
    communicate science & research
  • mentor & coach you & your team in resilience

Backed by research ...

not bound by research

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

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?

Why work with us?

  • We have been creating actionable resilience strategies for organisations for 14+ years.
  • We work collaboratively both within our team and with our clients to make sure our activities make a difference.
  • We are a social enterprise with a core mission to make a difference.

Client feedback

Thank you all very much for your work and support in managing our seismic risk and decision making across Sanford. The papers you presented were a wonderful representation of the expertise and thorough thinking that has gone into this framework and our Executive team we are most appreciative.

Karen Duffy
Chief People Officer
Sanford Ltd

Thanks heaps for your work, professionalism, depth of view, analysis, and responsiveness.

Tim Casey
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

I fully recommend Resilient Organisations' Benchmarking Tool for any organisation.  ... The process was well managed 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

July 14 2021

BCI APAC 2021 Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Richard Ball has won the Business Continuity Institute’s Asia Pacific awards Continuity and Resilience Newcomer award for 2021. Richard was awarded for his enthusiastic approach to the discipline, passion for the industry and innovative ideas on how to implement and embed good practice in business continuity and resilience.
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June 15 2021

What does a seismically resilient NZ building stock look like?
Resilient Organisations are excited to partner with the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering on this Earthquake Commission (EQC) funded project focused on understanding societal expectations for future seismic performance of buildings.
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June 1 2021

Growing the resilience of SMEs
Getting small businesses (SMEs) to make resilience a priority is a challenge. To help address this we have delievered a series of workshops around the South Island.
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May 21 2021

Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize Winner
We are thrilled to announce that Charlotte Brown and the MERIT team have been recognised in the 2021 Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize.
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