Abouttheauthor – Resilient Thinking: Protecting Organisations in the 21st Century


Phil Wood, MBE, is the Head of the Department of Security Studies at Buckinghamshire New University in the United Kingdom and has extensive knowledge in a wide range of security and resilience disciplines. Formerly, he was a commissioned officer in the Royal Air Force Regiment and deputy director of training for an internationally recognised corporate security training company.

He has worked in Nigeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Dubai, Kenya, Greece and Oman in the delivery of security, resilience and business continuity education and consultancy. He has particular experience of working with government and with oil and gas industry security specialists. He speaks Arabic, French and Spanish and has a master’s degree in security and risk management. In his spare time, he sleeps.