Former Commander, Chief Inspector (retd.) Andrew B Brown is an internationally renowned hostage/crisis negotiator with specialist knowledge and experience in dealing with kidnap for ransom; in designing conflict de-escalation skills for military operations and acting as an expert witness to judicial inquiries on the response to hostage-taking.
A Fellow of the Chartered Management and Security Institutes, he has developed advanced negotiation and crisis leadership skills for major corporations, public policy organisations and Olympic class sports coaches.
As an Executive Coach, he guides global clients through crisis to better & more meaningful outcomes.
As a Fulbright Alumnus, he continues to teach advanced negotiation tactics to many law enforcement agencies including NYPD, USMS and the FBI.
Published in his field, he remains an Advisor to the Editorial Board of the Crisis Response Journal and has been recently appointed as a Director to the Emergency Planning Society.