'Managing risk' joint meeting, Andover

26 October, 2017 | 18:00 - 20:30

Venue address:

22 Engineer Regiment
Officers’ Mess
Perham Down
Andover SP11 9LQ
United Kingdom
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About this event

A joint professional meeting between ICE South East England, The Engineer & Logistic Staff Corps and the Institution of Royal Engineers and ICE South West.

The speakers will explore and compare the management of risk in contemporary civilian engineering and military scenarios.

Numbers are limited so please make sure you book.

Dress code is lounge suits/equivalent

Format: 18.00 arrivals (a display of military equipment)
18.30 speakers
19.15 Q&A
19.30-20.30 Drinks & networking

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Garreth Dent, Managing Director, Paratum

After graduating from Cambridge University Garreth served for 15 years as a Royal Engineer in the British Army where he developed extensive experience of designing, assessing and protecting infrastructure in high-threat environments, including both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also fortunate to spend two years on secondment in Sydney where he worked for both John Holland and Aurecon on a variety of infrastructure projects.

After leaving the Army in 2015 he established his own engineering consultancy and later co- founded Paratum to meet the needs of infrastructure owners to understand complex risk environments thereby contributing to greater resilience, security and improved business continuity.

Alongside his role in Paratum, Garreth maintains broad professional interests. He is a chartered member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers, Engineers Australia and the Chartered Management Institute. He also holds a number of formal qualifications in strategic leadership and management.

Max Brooker of OTB Engineering Ltd

Max is an ex RN Artificer Marine Engineer. After graduating in 1977 he gained defence sector project experience as a R&D Engineer on Ship and Submarine Equipment supply projects. As a Project Manager he has always been interested in the management of project uncertainty and risk and completed a dissertation on Risk Management in Major Defence Projects for his MBA in 1992. He has promoted Risk Management as a project management discipline and analysed risk on many civil and defence sector projects including: Submarine Combat Systems Projects, Army "C" Vehicles PFI, Project ASPIRE's Allenby Connaught PFI, Skynet 5 PFI and NATS Privatisation PFI.

Major Clodia O'Neill, British Army

Major Clodia O'Neill joined the British Army after completing her Masters in Engineering Science at Oxford University in 2004. Since commissioning into the Royal Engineers she has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Belize, Canada and Germany to name but a few locations. Her most recent tour was leading her Squadron in supporting the expansion of a coalition airbase in Iraq.

Other roles have included construction in the jungle, supporting armoured exercises in Canada, liaison with the UN in Afghanistan, policy in Army Headquarters and work in the Ministry of Defence. She is married to Lewis, who is a Squadron Commander in the Royal Signals.

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