Restrata appoints Craig Menzies to lead UK emergency response and crisis management

Restrata has appointed Craig Menzies to head up its UK emergency response and crisis management business, which includes the state-of-the-art Incident Management Centre (IMC) in Aberdeen.

About Craig Menzies

A former police officer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management, Craig Menzies will lead a team of more than 20 specialist staff to deliver crisis and continuity management support and training to clients based in the UK and Europe. Since joining the company in 2013, Craig has worked as a senior project manager, delivering emergency response training to a host of oil and gas affiliated clients. By undertaking the role of team leader in the IMC, he has developed a comprehensive understanding of the incident response framework.

Craig Menzies - Head of UK emergency response and crisis management

Craig Menzies, UK Manager at Restrata

He brings a wealth of incident response knowledge into his new role, having accrued over 15 years’ experience as a police hostage, kidnap and crisis negotiator, including roles as an instructor and author both in the UK and internationally.

Botan Osman, Managing Director at Restrata, said: “We congratulate Craig on his new role and are confident that his skills will build upon the great work already being done by the team in the UK. Craig has been a real asset to our business over the past four years and his extensive incident management experience has proven to be invaluable to both the operation of the IMC and the training procedures we offer to our clients.”

About Emergency Response and Crisis Management from Restrata

A sophisticated and fully equiped Incident Management Centre (IMC) allows clients to manage and coordinate a response to an incident anywhere in the world. The IMC is activated by a single call to the Control Room Operator. An experienced Restrata Duty Manager is available on a 24/7/365 basis as a source of advice and support to the client.

The IMC specialises in managing major accident hazards and, since its formation in 2010, has grown rapidly and provides cover to projects in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

About Restrata

Headquartered in the UAE, Restrata provides a range of safety and security services to establish the necessary security and crisis management arrangements to build resilience within organisations, including consultancy, situational awareness and tracking, training and workforce development, response services in crisis and continuity management, fire and rescue services, safe journey management, and HSE management.

 

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