Let’s Talk about National Security: Enhancing public engagement in national security – insights from New Zealand.

In this article, NPC News Editor Stephanie Buller explores what the New Zealand Government has been doing to enhance public engagement in national security matters. The article discusses New Zealand’s… Read more

NPC Roundtable Summary: Building confidence in the future

Here is a summary of the roundtable organised by the National Preparedness Commission (NPC) to discuss the the report “Building Confidence in the Future” which was commissioned by the NPC… Read more

Crisis Preparation in the Age of Long Emergencies: What Covid-19 Teaches Us

In his role as Professor of Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, NPC Commissioner Ciaran Martin has authored a report with fellow colleagues Dr Hester Kan and… Read more

In conversation with NPC Commissioner Hélène Galy

Hélène Galy is Managing Director of WTW Research Network. Hélène has a background in environmental economics,  natural hazard modelling and reinsurance optimisation, and currently leads the WTW Research Network, an… Read more

Could AI threaten justice? How the legal system should prepare to turn a threat into an advantage

I. Stephanie Boyce is the past president of the Law Society of England and Wales. In March 2021 she became the 177th, the sixth female, the first black and first… Read more

Resilience in Action: Getting Ready for the Resilience Statement

With resilience now recognised as  a strategic issue for boards and senior management, the Resilience in Action series, delivered by Deloitte, in partnership with the National Preparedness Commission, explores how… Read more

The National Risk Register – a step along the Yellow Brick Road

Most businesses and organisations have a risk register.  Unfortunately, too often this is a document that the Board considers right at the end of the meeting when time is short… Read more

Global Boiling and London: The London Climate Resilience Review

This article by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the London Climate Resilience Review, discusses the growing impact of climate change in Europe, particularly in London, where extreme weather events like… Read more

Safety of Artificial Intelligence: Prelude, Principles and Pragmatics

In this article by Professor John McDermid OBE FREng, University of York and Director, Lloyd’s Register Foundation Assuring Autonomy International Programme, explores the safety of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the… Read more

Sustaining Covid Mutual Aid Groups

In this article for the NPC, Professor John Drury, University of Sussex and Dr Evangelos Ntontis, The Open University summarise the key findings from their recent research on the factors… Read more