Commissioners

All Commissioners are appointed in their personal capacity and are not representing any particular organisation.

Lord Toby Harris

Chair, National Preparedness Commission; former Chair, Metropolitan Police Authority; former Reviewer of London’s terrorist preparedness

Sir Ian Andrews CBE TD

Vice-Chair, National Preparedness Commission; former Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence; former Chairman, Serious Organised Crime Agency

Professor Brian Collins CB FREng

Vice-Chair, National Preparedness Commission; Emeritus Professor of Engineering Policy, University College London

Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE

Vice-Chair, National Preparedness Commission; Chairman, Restoration Partners

Gisela Abbam

Chair, British Science Association

Lord Victor Adebowale CBE

Chair, NHS Confederation

Rt Hon Lord James Arbuthnot

Chair, House of Lords Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee; former Chair, House of Commons Defence Committee

Stephen Baker

Chief Executive, East Suffolk Council; local government representative on civil contingencies and cyber security matters

Hanif Barma

Co-Founder, Risk Coalition; Partner, Board Alchemy

John Barradell OBE

Town Clerk and Chief Executive, City of London; Deputy Chairman, London Resilience Forum

Dr Ruth Boumphrey

Chief Executive, Lloyds Register Foundation

I. Stephanie Boyce

President of the Law Society of England and Wales

Elisabeth Braw

Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; former Director of the Modern Deterrence Project, RUSI

Alan Brown OBE QPM

Risk and resilience practitioner

Dame Jo da Silva DBE FREng

Arup Fellow; Global Sustainable Development Director, Arup

Stephen Dunmore

Chair, Royal Voluntary Service; former Chief Executive, Big Lottery Fund

Carolyn Dwyer

Executive Director Growth and Regeneration, London Borough of Sutton

Julian Enoizi

Global Head of Public Sector Solutions, Guy Carpenter

Lord Jonathan Evans KCB DL

Former Director General, MI5

Steve Fraser

Chief Executive Officer, Cadent

Helene Galy

Director, Willis Research Network, Willis Towers Watson

Professor Peter Guthrie OBE FREng

Vice President, Royal Academy of Engineering; Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge

Deborah Higgins

Head, Emergency Planning College

Dr Patricia Lewis

Research Director for International Security, Chatham House

Simon Lewis MBE

Head of Crisis Response, British Red Cross

Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS

Chief Executive, UK Research and Innovation

Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE

Chair, Royal United Services Institute; former de facto Deputy Prime Minister

Ian Marchant

Chairman, Thames Water

Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE

Bishop of London; former UK Chief Nursing Officer

Paul Netherton OBE

Former Deputy Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police and NPCC Lead for Civil Contingencies

Professor Lord Martin Rees OM FRS

Astronomer Royal; Co-founder, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

Rt Hon Lord John Reid

Chair, Institute for Strategy, Resilience and Security at UCL; former Home Secretary

Neil Robertson

Global Head of Security, Unilever

Professor Brooke Rogers OBE

Professor of Behavioural Science, Kings College London

Sir Mark Rowley QPM

Former head of UK Counter-Terrorism Policing

Dr David Rubens

Executive Director, Institute for Strategic Risk Management

Basil Scarsella

Chief Executive, UK Power Networks

Richard Smith-Bingham

Executive Director, Marsh and McLennan

Dr Fiona Twycross

Deputy Mayor of London for Fire and Resilience; Chair, London Resilience Forum

Professor Liz Varga

Professor of Complex Systems, University College London

Dr Karin von Hippel

Director-General, Royal United Services Institute

Professor Alison Wakefield

Former Chair of the Security Institute; Professor of Criminology and Security Studies, University of West London

 

 

Admiral Rt Hon Lord Alan West GCB DSC

Former National Security and Cyber Security Minister; former First Sea Lord and Chief of Defence Intelligence

Paul Williams

Independent Advisor on Resilience; former Head, Operational Risk and Resilience, Bank of England

David Wright FREng

Director, Electricity Transmission, National Grid