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Dr Keith Smith DBA MBA MSc CFIRM

Visiting Fellow, International Risk and Decision Making Consultant/ Trainer

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Currently an International Risk and Decision Making Consultant/ Trainer following on from a career managing projects in the high tech communications industry. Board member of the Institute of Risk Management and member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Previous roles include Risk Manager for a Broadcast business. Business Unit Manager for a technology based test house. Senior Risk Consultant for a large management consultancy firm. Chief Engineer and Project Manager in communications industry (Including Military communications and 1st Generation civilian GSM).

With more than 20 years’ experience in problem solving, project and risk management at companies such as Arqiva, Strategic Thought, Robson Rhodes/Grant Thornton, and TüV PS/ Assessment Services.

Research interests in Decision Making and the management risk in emerging and fast changing situations

Published author of several practical risk management in guidance documents. Broad experience in risk management and decision making with practical delivery experience in Government, emergency services, broadcast, telecommunications, construction, rail, retail and defence sectors.

Sample of Activities and Achievements

Education and Professional

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA): Real time and emergent risk management. Risk Clockspeed methodology. 2011 University of Portsmouth

MBA: 2000 University of Portsmouth: Dissertation on product liability risks

MSc Information Systems: Dissertation on ISDN expert system development using non-deterministic methods: 1994 University of Portsmouth

HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering: Specialism in Telecommunications. 1983 North East London Polytechnic

Certified Fellow with the Institute of Risk Management (CFIRM)

Dr Keith Smith
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK.
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