Derek Taylor

Singapore

Derek is the Business Operations Director for the Crisis and Security Consulting practice in Asia Pacific. He coordinates client engagement across Australia, China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia. Derek helps clients resolve complex challenges involving security threats and become more resilient in the face of uncertain operating environments. He has 20 years of experience in security and risk management consulting, predominantly in the Asia Pacific region. 

  • Asia Pacific
  • Creating a Secure Organisation

Derek is the Business Operations Director for the Crisis and Security Consulting practice in Asia Pacific. He coordinates client engagement across Australia, China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia. Derek helps clients resolve complex challenges involving security threats and become more resilient in the face of uncertain operating environments. He has 20 years of experience in security and risk management consulting, predominantly in the Asia Pacific region. 

Derek’s recent projects include:
  • Project director for security risk assessment of five airports and associated corporate operations in three Southeast Asian countries for an international airline.
  • On-site support for investigation of insider threats to an e-commerce company in Southeast Asia which delivered improved security and fraud prevention controls.
  • Developed and delivered nearly 20 crisis management training workshops and exercises for clients in diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, oil & gas and consumer products.
     

Derek earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, a Master’s in International Relations from University of California-San Diego and a Master’s in Strategic Security from USAF’s Air Command and Staff College. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the US Department of Defence Language Institute and is fluent in Thai. 

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