Since its inception, humanitarian security risk management has developed rapidly. In recent years, the profession has evolved from the ‘compounds and barbed wire’ activities it used to be known for, shifting to include staff safeguarding, wellbeing, digital security and more.
In 2020, a year that seems to define ‘compounding crises’, the profession has been forced to change yet again. NGO security risk managers can now add health and safety and domestic security risk management to their ever-growing repertoires.
In this episode, we speak with Andrew Kirkham, Corporate Security Manager for Christian Aid, to unpack the ever-changing trajectory of the NGO security risk management profession.