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Client feedback

“Open Briefing has been an essential service to me and my organisation. Their expert team couples on-the-ground knowledge of complex, insecure environments with pragmatic solutions. I am grateful Open Briefing exists; they permit me to make well-thought-out decisions on how to oversee my organisation’s duty of care.”
Jessi Ginther, Operations Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict

“Without hesitation I recommend Open Briefing. The way they take time to understand your organisation, adapt to your needs, and provide insight and tailored guidance has been unfailingly impressive.”
Nick Martlew, UK Director, Crisis Action

“Yes, they are skilled, competent and help you think in new ways; but expertise alone isn’t what creates change. Open Briefing built positive and engaging relationships between our staff, our leadership and themselves. We felt comfortable in engaging, asking questions, making mistakes and figuring things out together. I want this experience for every organisation. Thank you Open Briefing.”
Gus Hosein, Executive Director, Privacy International

“Open Briefing should be an essential part of your organisation’s security strategy. From identifying critical gaps to implementing practical policies, Open Briefing should be your first call to assess and strengthen your security profile.”
Brad Brooks-Rubin, Managing Director, The Sentry

“We have greatly appreciated the way that Open Briefing has taken the time to really understand us and our needs. They are always very responsive to all our questions and inquiries, and provide above and beyond what we have contracted them to do.”
Judy McCallum, Executive Director, Life & Peace Institute

“Open Briefing has proved hugely useful to Crisis Action and our partners time and again. Their high-quality analysis helps us focus our energies on where we can have the greatest impact for the protection of civilians in conflict. The value of that contribution cannot be over-estimated.”
Nick Martlew, UK Director, Crisis Action

“Open Briefing’s risk assessment process was rigorous, but not onerous; its report was realistic, but not alarmist. It greatly informed our deliberations about our next steps. We were impressed with Open Briefing’s critical, cost effective and bespoke service.”
Adrian Arena, International Human Rights Programme Director, Oak Foundation

“Open Briefing provides an invaluable service to us, conducting high-quality research in extremely tight timeframes and with limited budgets. The unique and wide-ranging pool of expertise available ensures that our very specific requests are met with the utmost precision.”
Caroline Donnellan, Manager, Remote Control project

“An incredibly valuable week. The Open Briefing team were extremely skilled at tailoring the training to our needs. An eye-opening, thought-provoking and heart-pounding course.”
Homer Venters, Director of Programmes, Physicians for Human Rights

“Open Briefing’s review of the security plan for our at-risk local partner was of the highest quality and very helpful.”
Lisa-Marie Rudi, Programme Officer, Civitas Maxima

“We felt like we had a guardian angel looking after us during our field visits.”
Leonardo Lacerda, Environment Programme Director, Oak Foundation

“Open Briefing have helped us develop our crisis management capability. Their trainer was excellent and our team learnt a lot from the process.”
Dylan Mathews, CEO, Peace Direct

“The workshop was a real eye-opener and extremely informative. The highly practical session enabled us to move forward in addressing our security needs.”
Victoria Barnes, Legal Director, Human Dignity Trust

“The instructor was great, and adapted the course to our level of competence and interest. I really enjoyed the hands-on practice during the scenarios. Recommended!”
Alexandra Kennaugh, Illegal Wildlife Trade Programme Officer, Oak Foundation

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