All posts by Douglas Grant

Douglas Grant is a disaster management professional with nearly a decade of experience developing resilience programs for government, private industry, and critical infrastructure. He is a graduate of Royal Roads University's Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management program, as well as a Certified Emergency Manager.

Preparing festivals and community events for emergencies

Communities are well aware of the importance of festivals as places to socialize, unwind and spend time with friends and family. Yet they often represent large gatherings of people where safety and security must be a priority.

Working together to improve organisational resilience: Avoiding isolation

A continuity program that exists in isolation simply can’t be as effective as one that leverages the capabilities of other stakeholders.

Incident Management and Cyber Security

Why cyber-security professionals have begun to display the signs of frustration that were so common among emergency managers a few years ago!

Emergency Management in a Rules-Based Culture

As someone who often dreads the increasingly nightmarish process of boarding an airplane, I viewed the media coverage of a United Airlines passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight a few months ago with morbid fascination. The story is seemingly impossible to escape from, and I am certain that readers of this article were bombarded ...