Christopher Berry is a senior manager in the Security Risk Management practice of Kroll, based in the New York office. Over the course of a career spanning more than 30 years, Chris has led numerous global security engagements which have successfully balanced the needs of facility security, asset protection and personnel safety with the business mission and operational culture of large, global corporations.
Prior to joining Kroll, Chris served in roles of increasing responsibility with a Fortune 300 distributor of healthcare products and services. In his ultimate role as Vice President, Global Security and Safety, Chris oversaw a robust, comprehensive and multifaceted program for the firm’s presence in 27 countries during a time of exponential growth.
Chris has particular expertise in handling all aspects of physical security and technology including, risk assessment and mitigation, emergency preparedness and crisis management, executive protection, guard force management, and global investigations. He has provided security, emergency preparedness, business continuity, and crisis management consulting services for clients across a wide range of sectors, including corporate and financial, education, manufacturing, healthcare and warehousing and distribution.
Earlier in his career, Chris was Director of Loss Prevention at a major regional retail chain with responsibility for the management of asset protection, investigations, security systems and technology, and security awareness and training programs.
Chris is currently a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Business Continuity technical committee involved with revising ASIS’s Business Continuity Guideline.
Chris received his B.S. in criminal justice from St. John’s University and is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP). In 2013, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of Homeland and Corporate Security at St. John’s University.
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Security Risk Management
Helping clients anticipate/respond to a myriad of facility, operational and employee security challenges.
Services include assessments, plan designs, drills and emergency security services.
Identify weaknesses in existing business continuity planning along with recommendations to improve.
Crisis Management and Emergency Response
On-site assistance for any emergency including natural disasters, violent political activity, etc.
Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans
Organize, draft and implement emergency preparedness and action plans and procedures.
Crisis Management and Emergency Response Training
Leading organizations through crisis management and business continuity training exercises.
Develop and manage systemic components for a robust travel security management infrastructure.
Threat assessments, policy review and development, and master planning.
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