Brian Dillon leads a London based international consultancy that builds strategic capability in the private and public sector with an emphasis on crisis management, contingency planning, exercising and embedding organisational learning. Before joining the private sector Brian was the UK Commander on the European Counterterrorism Intervention Network and head of New Scotland Yard's Specialist Firearms Command. He led a national counter-terrorism capability and London's armed response service.
Brian has a comprehensive understanding of government level crisis response and recovery procedures; this included the design and delivery of Britain's largest National Counter-Terrorism Exercise, Strong Tower. Earlier in his police career career he specialised in intelligence and anti-corruption; this incorporated the design of systems to prevent misconduct and safeguarding organisations during times of crisis.
As an external marker for the University of Leicester Brian assisted students studying the MSc in Security and Risk Management. He also lectures on risk management for the University of Liverpool's Centre for Critical Incident Psychology and has presented at conferences in the UK, Europe and USA. Brian is a member of the Editorial Advisory Panel for the Crisis Response Journal and has Fellowship with the Chartered Management Institute, Security Institute and the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.