In times of crisis, the strength of your leadership and management will make or break you.
- CRISIS LEADERSHIP EXPERT –
Having witnessed countless disasters and been personally involved with resolving seemingly impossible situations, Anthony believes in being as well prepared as possible.
- When the United States was subject to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks and American airspace and trans-Atlantic routes had to be closed:
Anthony was the Air Traffic Supervisor responsible for re-routing and finding landing space for the largest number of diverted flights in history.
- When both a Major Airline and Airport were subject to a terrorist attack and specialist action was required:
Anthony was part of the initial response group.
- When two commuter trains collided on one of the country’s busiest rail lines resulting in significant loss of life and mass casualties:
Anthony was part of the initial response group.
- When Foot and Mouth disease broke out in epidemic proportions and measures were required to treat, contain and mitigate infection and spread:
Anthony was the appointed Response Officer.
- When an aircraft carrying a donor organ for a child’s heart transplant crashed on approach to a UK business airport in dense woodland on an extremely cold and foggy night, the race for survival for the crew and the organ recipient was on:
Anthony was the Crisis Manager on duty.
- When flash flooding threatened life and multi million dollar infrastructure and equipment which was vital for humanitarian missions:
Anthony was the Incident Commander.
- When passenger flights could not overfly Iraq, due to conflict and lack of ground resources, and were being re-routed at the cost of millions of dollars to the travelling public:
Anthony deployed to a remote Iraqi Airbase as part of the first ever Military team tasked to establish mobile Air Traffic Control Command of the country, to allow the safe flight of airlines over the war zone and surrounding region.
All too often, we are so consumed with our day to day activities in business that we turn a blind eye to the dangers on the horizon. Unexpected events come at the most unexpected times, and it is those organisations that are well prepared that survive. With the right systems and protocols in place, your organisation will be able to not only maintain business continuity, but thrive in a world where your competitors have failed to prepare.
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Anthony motivates and challenges his audiences with a unique perspective from the world of military, commercial aviation and airport management. Discover the true importance of leadership in an organisation, especially when the odds are pitted against you.
Anthony’s valuable experience in the field puts a different perspective on the difficulties we encounter. With first hand dramatic accounts of handling numerous cases of catastrophic crises, Anthony’s expertise and wisdom are a powerful motivator to the importance of diligence and preparation.
We are defined by our actions in times of need.
Prepare your team to handle any obstacle professionally and be able to perform under pressure.
Anthony shares his knowledge of crisis management, operations and leadership in workshop environments as well as executive coaching. As a specialist in aviation and airport management, Anthony understands the often crushingly stressful demands of large-scale industry management.
Through an example and scenario based approach, he guides attendees through the power of strategy, pre-tactical and tactical planning, as well as rapid reaction/response in a range of critical scenarios to ensure business continuity. With examples including aviation and traffic incidents, natural disasters, terrorist attacks and bio-hazard incidents, teams will learn to cover all bases efficiently and reliably.
Incorporate a wealth of knowledge and experience into your media commentary.
Anthony has earned the reputation of being a clear, credible, accurate and reliable subject matter expert specialising in commentary relating to aviation, crash management and crisis response. His engaging down to earth style and ability to convert the complex and confusing into clear, easily understandable concepts makes Anthony a perfect commentator and presenter for all audiences.
Anthony’s lifetime expertise is in crisis management and leadership.
He is an experienced International Airport Manager, Aviation and Aerospace Expert, Retired Royal Air Force Officer and Qualified Air Traffic Controller and Pilot.
Anthony was the youngest ever Commissioned Royal Air Force Officer, Military Air Traffic Controller and Air Traffic Control Instructor.
He has a vast amount of operational experience in the airport, airspace and network management environments, as well as over 12 years hands on experience in the Air Traffic Control specialisation.
He has managed and led multi-disciplinary teams of over 150 people in both military and commercial environments.
As a strong and proven leader, communicator, trainer and professional commentator, he has particular expertise in crisis and crash management in both the commercial and operational arenas.
In addition to his professional experience and credentials, Anthony understands what it is to confront, overcome and move forward from personal adversity as a cancer survivor.
Together with his wife Rabia Siddique, (Retired Army Officer, War Crimes and Terrorist Prosecutor, Hostage survivor and Author) Anthony embodies what he teaches and practices teamwork and crisis management skills everyday as a proud father of triplet boys!
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