• 5 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Research Interests

Proven ability to develop, maintain, and review Business Continuity Management Systems (BS 25999, and IS0 22301) having won three national awards for achievements in programme delivery, training, and consultancy roles.

Certified Higher Ed teacher currently teaching business continuity, risk management, crisis management and security management to industry resilience specialists from diverse multi-cultural backgrounds.

Advanced experience of developing and reviewing business impact analysis, BCM strategy, policy, IMP, BCP, BRP, IMT structures, designing drills and exercises, maintaining and reviewing programme milestones against standards, compliance and good practice approaches.

Experience of advising and reviewing ITDR arrangements across public and private companies

Direct experience of protecting and recovering workplace, personnel and assets, and developing corporate incident response frameworks, security briefings, training, and awareness in conjunction with law enforcement agencies and key stakeholder communities.

Expert knowledge of ISO Societal Security Management standards including ISO 31000 (Risk Management), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity), ISO 27001 (Information Security), ISO 22320 (Emergency Management), and BS 11200 (Crisis Management).

Proven skills in conducting/ delivering country risk assessments, threat and vulnerability analysis, loss prevention, close protection assignments, and the tracking of corporate assets.

A firm appreciation of complex risk issues spanning multi sector client operations (e.g. civil disturbance, kidnap, ransom & extortion, anti-capitalism protests, natural hazards, organised crime, corporate espionage, terrorism, and cybersecurity concerns). 

Full awareness of NERC (Physical Security Guidelines, 2011), CPNI-VSAT, 2012 (Vulnerability Self-Assessment), US Army FM 2-19-30 (Physical Security), API Security Guidelines for the Petroleum Industry, and DoD UFC 40-10-01 (Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings).

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Research Output 2013 2017

  • 5 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding
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Towards the Development of a Capability Assessment System for Flood Risk Management

Hijji, M. A. M., Amin, S., Harrop, W. & Iqbal, R., 30 Aug 2017, Flood Risk Management. Hromadka II, T. V. & Rao, P. (eds.). InTech – Open Access Publisher, p. 293-316 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Risk management
Civil defense
Expert systems

Cyber Resilience: A Review of Critical National Infrastructure and Cyber-Security Protection Measures Applied in the UK and USA

Harrop, W. & Matteson, A. R., 15 Jun 2015, Current and Emerging Trends in Cyber Operations: Policy, Strategy and Practice. Lemieux, F. (ed.). Springer, p. 149 18 p. ISBN: 978-1-349-55783-7. (Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

public transportation
financial system
intellectual property
Security Measures

Resilience and 21st century malicious attacks

Harrop, W., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning. 9, 2, p. 163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Civil defense
Expert systems

Activities 2006 2008

  • 3 Participation in conference

Emergency Planning Society Consultation Workshop

Wayne Harrop (Invited Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Survive Business Continuity Group

Wayne Harrop (Invited Speaker)
22 Jun 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

BS5999-1 Code of Practice launch conference

Wayne Harrop (Participant)
1 Jul 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

European CEO

Wayne Harrop


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment