Updated: 23rd July 2009
Simon Fordham OBE, a crisis negotiator of London based security risk consultancy BGN Risk, conducted a Maritime Security Seminar in Tokyo as a direct result of successful operations carried out for Japanese clients in the African regions by BGN Risk.
The Seminar's, which have yielded a fantastic response included topics on how to safely and successfully conduct business in Africa, with particular reference to the Horn of Africa (Somali region) and Nigeria. The uniquely positioned expert in crisis negotiation provided guests with exclusive, up-to-date advice for all Japanese business interests.
BGN Risk is a leading security risk consultancy specialising in counter piracy and anti-kidnap services. Helping our corporate and private clients to identify and reduce their most significant security risks no matter how hostile the environment. Our clients include insurers, lawyers, mining, oil & gas operators, financial institutions, infastructure developers and the maritime industry.
Julie is a law graduate who qualified with Price Waterhouse in 1994. Julie joined Smith & Williamson in 1997 and became a partner in 2001. With Mike Stevenson, Julie set up Middleton Partners offices in Salisbury and Southampton, both of which are now part of Begbies Traynor.
Julie is a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association and is a Fellow of The Association of Business Recovery Professionals. Julie deals with all aspects of Corporate Recovery and turnaround work and takes all form of personal insolvency appointments.