Helping Your Organization Prepare for, Respond to and Recover from Crisis


Bob Jensen

Senior Managing Director

Bob Jensen brings more than 38 years of experience across a broad spectrum of assignments both inside and outside of the U.S. government, most recently as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


Paul Tyson

Senior Director for International Affairs

A former Foreign Service Officer, Paul brings extensive expertise in counter-terrorism, counter-piracy, rule of law, anti-corruption and international energy issues.


John Callahan, Ph.D.

Senior Director for Research and Analysis

A professor of political science and strategic communication analyst, John brings deep expertise in strategic planning and analysis, public affairs and strategic communication, decision making and framing processes, program management, exercises, and wargame development and implementation.


Australian based Crisis Ready is what it says - ready to support your organization whether you need a strategy, training, simulations, or deployable support for your operational response; ready to help you prepare to respond and recover.


OTR Strategies employs strategic counselors with decades of high-level experience and a no-holds-barred approach to meeting - and exceeding - client’s needs through personal and confidential service. They build long-term relationships by providing superior service and innovative problem-solving. They’re force multipliers, providing private counsel and public results.


The Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA) is the professional institution and industry association for risk managers in the Asia Pacific region. Members cover every sector of the community and economy. The RMIA facilitates networks between members and also offers continuing professional development opportunities through a broad spectrum of events, services, and products.



We are proud to work closely with the following organizations

Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, University of Melbourne
Centre for Emergency and Disaster Management, Queensland University of Technology
Chevron Australia
Department of Premier and Cabinet Tasmania, Australia
Emergency Management Victoria, Australia
Emergency Media and Public Affairs - Australia and New Zealand
Jemena Energy, Australia
National Sheriff’s Association
Omnilert, USA
RMIA: Risk Management Institution of Australasia
U.S. Defense Information School, Ft. Meade, MD, USA
U.S. State Department
World Bank (multiple projects in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East)

We help pay it forward by providing lectures, presentations, and keynote speeches at conferences, universities, organizations, and government agencies

Auckland Council, New Zealand
Australian National University
Australian Red Cross
Centre for Defence and Security Studies, Massey University, New Zealand
Emergency Media and Public Affairs – Australia, New Zealand, U.S.
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Germany
George C. Marshall International Center, Virginia
George Mason University, Virginia
Griffith University, Australia
Hamilton City Council, New Zealand
International Disaster Response Expo, UK
Kenyan Red Cross
Kyoto University, Japan
Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand
Ministry of Health, New Zealand
New Zealand Defence Force
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Queenstown Lakes District Council, New Zealand
South Island Civil Defence and Emergency Management Conference, New Zealand
U.K. Ministry of Defence
University of Melbourne, Australia
University of Otago, New Zealand
University of Southern Queensland, Australia
University of Queensland, Australia
University of Technology Sydney, Australia
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army Acquisition Leaders Course
U.S. Consulate Melbourne, Australia
U.S. Consulate Perth, Australia
U.S. Consulate Sydney, Australia
U.S. Consulate Auckland, New Zealand
U.S. Embassy Wellington, New Zealand
U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
U.S. Embassy Singapore
U.S. Embassy Tokyo, Japan
U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
U.S. Embassy Tunis, Tunisia
U.S. Foreign Service Institute
U.S. National Guard Bureau
Victoria Police
World Conference on Disaster Management