Dr Gavriel (Gav) Schneider is a leader in the field of human based risk management and the psychology of risk. He is the creator of the concept of Presilience which enabled his business to be recognised as among Australia’s most innovative companies in the prestigious AFR innovation awards 2021. Dr Gav is a serial entrepreneur and has conducted business in over 17 countries and provided a wide range of services for a very diverse client base. He is also acknowledged as a leading academic in his field and in his spare time serves as Director of the Post Graduate Psychology of Risk program at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and a senior researcher for the Australian Security Research Centre (ASRC).
Dr Gav is a highly experienced subject matter expert, specialist and executive. He is the CEO of the Risk 2 Solution group of companies (R2S) – Australia’s most awarded cyber and physical integrated risk business. R2S focuses on delivering innovative and cutting-edge solutions in the Risk, Resilience, Cyber, Intelligence, Safety, Security, Medical and Emergency response fields.
Dr Gav is a much sought after international speaker and also the author of the highly acclaimed ‘Can I See your Hands: A Guide to Situational Awareness, Personal Risk Management, Resilience and Security’. Gav has received much recognition, winning the RMIA Risk Consultant of the Year for 2019, and one of the few people to have made the top twenty global thought leaders in fire and security in the IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer Awards list, for four years in a row. He is also lifelong martial artist, holding several high grades including a 7th Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga and Jujitsu.