Colin Danvers

Africa Director

Born in Kenya and resident in Nairobi, ex-senior British Army officer and experienced resilience professional with particular expertise in strategic and operational risk management and business continuity planning in East Africa.  Since 2012, Colin has worked in senior diplomatic and commercial roles covering the East Africa / Horn of Africa Region with recent customer relationship management in West Africa.  Skills and services include:

  • corporate crisis training and desktop exercise design, delivery and evaluation
  • operational crisis management training and support
  • contingency planning and plan authorship for high impact external events such as elections violence or chronic failure of a national transport infrastructure component such as a port or border crossing
  • bi-lingual: English and French

 Career 

  • Sovereign Global Solutions (Africa) (2015-2017)
  • Military Adviser at British High Commission in Kenya (2012-2015)
  • Senior Operations Officer United Nations Mission in Sudan (2011)
  • British Army Liaison Officer at French Army School of Armoured Warfare, Saumur, France
  • Senior Operations and Planning Officer with US Forces in Afghanistan
  • Chief Instructor at British Army School of Armour
  • Operational theatres:  Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cyprus, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, South Sudan