Dhr. Richard Shirreff

Dhr. Richard Shirreff

Biography

Sir Richard Shirreff was born in Kenya where he spent his early years. After graduating from Oxford, he served in the British Army for 37 years commanding soldiers on operations or in combat at every level from platoon to division and rising to the highest rank before retiring from the Army as NATO’s Deputy Supreme Commander Europe. He has extensive experience of building unity of effort with different nations, governments, the humanitarian and developmental community together with a wide variety of other stakeholders in order to resolve complex problems. First hand understanding of the challenges of decision making under extreme political and media pressure, and a proven record of leading dynamic change management make him well placed to support corporate leaders in the design and execution of strategy to manage complex risks.

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