Meet the Speakers

2019 Speakers


Brigadier Jonathan Beesley
Brigadier Jonathan Beesley
Joint Counter Improvised Threat Task Force
Australian Defence Forces
Colonel Zarach Scott
Colonel Zarach Scott
Head, Defence EOD & Search Branch (DEODS)
British Army
Colonel Daniel Reyland
Colonel Daniel Reyland
Commanding Officer 29 Group EOD and Search
British Army
Colonel Simon Bradley
Colonel Simon Bradley
Assistant Head Manoeuvre Support, Ground Manoeuvre Capability
British Army
Sean Haglund
Sean Haglund
Associate Director
Office for Bombing Prevention Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Agnes Marcaillou
Agnes Marcaillou
Director
United Nations Mine Action Service
Major General (ret) James Cowan CBE DSO,
Major General (ret) James Cowan CBE DSO,
Chief Executive Officer
the HALO Trust
Gary Bolos
Gary Bolos
Deputy Director
Asia Pacific Counter IED Fusion Center, US Army
Brigadier General Maroon Hitti
Brigadier General Maroon Hitti
Advisor for Security & Defense, Office of the Prime Minister
Lebanon
Captain Fredrik Peedu
Captain Fredrik Peedu
Commander
Swedish EOD and Demining Centre
Denice Lee
Denice Lee
Head, EOD Department
Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head EOD Technology Division
Matthew Middleditch
Matthew Middleditch
SO15 EOD
Metropolitan Police Service London
Bert Appleton
Bert Appleton
Head, Counter Explosive Ordnance Defence Engagement
UK Ministry of Defence
Lieutenant Colonel Pete Peril
Lieutenant Colonel Pete Peril
Deputy Commander, Counter IED Task Force
Canadian Armed Forces
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hugyar
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hugyar
Head of EOD Education and Training Department
NATO EOD Centre of Excellence
Lieutenant Colonel Juergen Pirolt
Lieutenant Colonel Juergen Pirolt
Director
European Centre for Manual Neutralisation
Major Patrick Kucera
Major Patrick Kucera
Commanding Officer, Air Force EOD Detachment
Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head EOD Technology Division
Colin King
Colin King
Technical Director
Fenix Insights Ltd
Melanie Moughton
Melanie Moughton
Chief Executive
Felix Fund – the bomb disposal charity
Bob Gravett
HMA Standards & Training Manager
MAG
Matt Wilson
Head of Operations
Swiss Foundation for Mine Action FSD
Arpana Gandhi
CEO Founder
Disarmco

Chairman


Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Mark Wickham
Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Mark Wickham
Chairman
Counter-Explosive Threat and Demining