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Kuwait National Guard supports the 5th Annual Crisis and Risk Management Summit

The Kuwait National Guard is officially supporting the 5th Annual Crisis & Risk Management Summit, taking place from 30 April - 3 May 2017 in Kuwait.

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT, February 16, 2017 / -- Over the past year, the number of fires caused by oil spills and leaks in fields and refineries in the GCC has exponentially increased. With the region becoming a prime hotspot for risks, the need for vigorous crisis management systems, a solid crisis management and response team is essential. Thus, organisations across the GCC are actively implementing emergency response, business continuity and resiliency plans to prevent and overcome unforeseen circumstances.

The objective of this meeting is to enable crisis management and emergency response experts from Kuwait and across the region to discuss how to prevent emergency incidents before they occur, review the most effective strategies for emergency response and identify ways to integrate business continuity management in their day-to-day operations.

The summit will feature participation from regional government authorities and companies operating in the oil, gas and energy sectors that are looking to determine best practices for implementing a comprehensive crisis management system for their businesses.

Speakers include:

• His Excellency Khaled Al Mansouri, President, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
• Nasser Al Buhairi, Emergency Response Coordinator, Kuwait Oil Company
• Dr. Musaed Al Najar, Retired Brigadier, Kuwait Police, and Former Assistant Director, Civil Defence, Kuwait
• Iqbal Al Tayar, Director of Technical Supervision Department, Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait
• Tim Marjason, Managing Director, Marjason Consulting DWC-LLC, & Former Head, Corporate Business Continuity, New Scotland Yard, UK
• Abdullah Al Zahrani, Industrial Security Manager, National Petrochemical Industrial Company, Saudi Arabia
• Saltan Redha, Emergency Response Planner, EQUATE Petrochemical Company
• Dr. Abdulrahman Alenezi, Deputy Chairman, GCC Emergency Management Center, Saudi Arabia

The 5th Annual Crisis & Risk Management Summit will take place from 30 April – 3 May 2017 in Kuwait, and will feature keynote sessions, case studies and high-level networking sessions.

Find the full agenda, speaker list and registration form at or call +971 4 364 2975 or email for more information.


Media contact: Vidhya Suman, +971 4 360 2822,

Members of the press are invited to attend this important industry event. If you would like a complimentary press pass, please email Vidhya Suman at

Donna Bravo
IQPC Middle East
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