News and insights

Keep up-to-date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.

Sep 3 2020

Seismic hazards on your premises?
As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes, we can reflect on the strides we have made as a nation over the past 10 years to become more resilient to seismic risk. It is also an opportunity for organisations to look at seismic hazards on their premises that are not related to the strength of the building itself.

Aug 26 2020

IOD webcast: The board’s role in a crisis
The Institute of Directors (IoD) are hosting a webcast on 9th September, 6-7pm, where Erica Seville and Richard Ball will discuss the recently released report The Board’s Role in a Crisis. They will be joined by a panel of directors, including David Meates and Dr Rod Carr, who will provide their individual insights on being a board member during a crisis.

Aug 26 2020

Job Vacancy: Business Continuity Professional
We have a client looking for an outcome focused Business Continuity professional for a 9 month fixed term position (or part-time equivalent). If you have strong relationship building skills, the ability to adapt BC principles to fit a complex context and an interest in working in Christchurch, please get in touch with Tracy Hatton [email protected] for an informal discussion.

Aug 18 2020

Organisational resilience for critical infrastructure providers
We are thrilled that our article, Measuring the organizational resilience of critical infrastructure providers: a New Zealand case study has been one of the most cited articles in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection.

Aug 11 2020

Resilience toolkit
Tracy Hatton and Charlotte Brown feature in a video as part of our new partnership with AskYourTeam, providing some useful advice on resilience. AskYourTeam drives business improvement through continuous engagement with your team.

Aug 10 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Resilience for emerging leaders
We are partnering with Keogh Consulting to present this swebinar for emerging leaders who want to excel through challenging times. Please join us for this free webinar on 20 August, 4:30pm NZST.

Aug 6 2020

Leadership Training for Emergency Management Personnel
Keen to improve your organisation’s emergency response capability? Response and Recovery leadership training courses have now re-started following a brief COVID-19 hiatus.

Aug 3 2020

Boards Role in Crisis webinar available to view online
Erica Seville and Richard Ball presented a keynote presentation at the BCI Australasia 'Virtual' Summit 2020 in late July. They presented insights from their recent research project, The Board’s Role during Crisis.

Jul 22 2020

New appointment for Erica Seville
This week the Queenstown Lakes District Council announced the members of the Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group, tasked with looking at recovery in the Queenstown Lakes district in the long term.

Jul 15 2020

Congratulations to Rabia Ijaz
Rabia has submitted and successfully defended her PhD thesis, Disaster Recovery of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – A Case of Recovery from the Canterbury Earthquakes 2010-11.

Jul 3 2020

A board’s role in a crisis
For many organisations, the role of the board in a crisis like COVID-19 is not clear. Our latest research report is a practical guide for boards members and managers alike. It draws on the combined wisdom of 12 board chairs, directors and chief executives, all of whom have led their organisations through numerous crises.

Jul 1 2020

Building resilience in 2020
The construction industry has been left reeling from the body blow delivered by COVID-19. But this will pass, and being resilient will help navigate the crisis and prepare for recovery and future opportunities.
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