Mike Lauder

Managing Director of Alto42 Ltd

Lauder started his working life as a military engineer and served in the British Army for over 20 years. During this time, he experienced the practical issues involved in risk management and crisis planning firsthand. While his work included project management (both in engineering and procurement), corporate planning and process design, the majority of his career focused on explosive ordnance disposal work, in which good risk management became a very personal issue. Lauder holds a Business Doctorate from the Cranfield University School of Management. He has published multiple books and research papers on risk governance and crisis management practices and is also as a visiting professor at Antwerp Management School and Cranfield University School of Management. He is currently the managing director of Alto42 Ltd. [United Kingdom]

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