Neil Fergus – International Counter-Terrorism Expert
Neil Fergus is Chief Executive of Intelligent Risks (IR). IR is an international management services company specialising in the delivery of security, risk and crisis management services. It has delivered projects and crisis response services for government and corporate clients in over 100 countries, including complex assignments for the US Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA) Program.
Before co-founding IR in 2001, Neil was a Senior Executive Service officer in the Australian Public Sector. He served in senior diplomatic roles in Europe and the Middle East.
Neil is a regular commentator on international security issues for the Nine Network and public broadcasters. He is the author of over 50 articles for professional journals and is a co-author of ‘Security Risk Management’ for Standards Australia. He has presented on terrorism, security and corruption issues at numerous international conferences; including for the United Nations, US State Department, Europol, ASIS International and APEC SOM.