ABOUT US

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 We are UK thought leaders in and the leading provider of modular remote area medical and risk management training in the UK, running training from our delivery operations base in Snowdonia, as part of our exclusive partnership with the National Outdoor Centre, Plas y Brenin. Remote Risk International Limited (R2Ri) is a widely respected and trusted, specialist Risk Management and Medical Consultancy, delivering training, support and services for a wide range of organisations, from Government Agencies to Universities, Media Safety, Adventure Travel and Expedition companies, Aid organisation and other sectors who all have in common one thing – they operate in remote areas and/or overseas. We have been involved in writing leading British (BS:) and International (ISO) standards for the fields we operate in, including BS:8848, the Standard for overseas visits, expeditions and fieldwork, as all as ISO: 31030 - Travel Risk Management. We have Doctors who have worked for the British Antarctic Survey, Army, Air Force, A & E Doctors, those holding Diplomas in Mountain Medicine, Remote and Offshore Medicine and also Travel and Tropical Health. The Faculty has 5 Fellows in the Academy of Wildernesss Medicine and Faculty members sit on the Wilderness Medical Society Expedition Medicine, Operational Medicine and Global Health Committees. Faculty include Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics including those who operated within UK Military (including Tier 1 Special Forces) units. 

 

In the UK - and perhaps globally, we believe that we have the leading Faculty in our respective sectors - by a long way.

 

R2Ri has been set up to operate as a for-profit wing and a not for profit wing –  the latter to assist worthy charities, good causes and organisations, including Veterans Charities. 

 

At R2Ri, we provide training and services in specialist Risk Management fields : Remote Area and Wilderness Medical Training, Travel Risk Management, Risk and Threat Assessment, cutting edge Duty of Care training, Off-Site Safety Management, First Aid, Search and Rescue training, Safeguarding, environment specific training and much more.

The team includes recognised experts with experience and qualifications to back up our practice.

 

If you are serious about complying with your Duty of Care for staff and local Partners overseas, want your teams to be able to plan field operations to accepted standards, to operate safely in the field then we can help.

 

R2Ri was conceived by a group of like-minded experts in their respective fields during discussions at key industry events  (including exploration safety and expedition sector safety events in the UK and North America, including at the Royal Geographical Society), for which these individuals were expert speakers, communications between members in the UK and Kurdistan, meetings in Hereford and final stages in the Special Forces Club in London…all to bring together a team of genuine operational, safety and academic experts with significant expertise in the mineral exploration, expedition, remote area television/media and Offshore sectors. Now in our seventh year, the organisation has grown from strength to strength. Our client list speaks for itself.

 

  

    The team includes specialists who have written internationally recognised remote area safety/expedition/fieldwork safety and Travel Risk Management safety standards - British Standards (BS:8848:2014) and ISO (ISO:31030) standards, team members who sit on specialist advisory and health and safety committees, members of three Wilderness Medical Society (the global authority in Wilderness Medicine) Committees - OperationalMedicine (including environmental and Prolonged Field Care), Global Health and also the Expedition Medicine Committee, Civilians and ex Military, Expedition and Exploration specialists, University level Lecturers, Doctors (including those who worked as Outdoor instructors before studying Medicine) who have ascended Everest and hold the Diploma in Mountain Medicine (along with Search and Rescue expertise), well known remote area Paramedics with TV and Media expertise, Travel and Tropical Health Training, Experts in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Response, Nurses with Mountain Rescue experience (and delivered Mountain Rescue Casualty Care training) who were responsible for training, clinical governance and quality at their NHS Hospitals, prior to leaving for academic posts, Kidnap Survival specialists, Survival Instructors, Intelligence analysts with Military and Security Service backgrounds, Off Shore Rescue Team Leaders, Ex Military Medics, Dive Medics, Legal experts, Mountain Leaders, Kayaking instructors, Outdoor instructors and Expedition leaders.

 

What the team have in common is that they are all experts in their respective fields.

 

Team members, collectively, have many years of experience (we stopped counting at 150!). They have trained, worked for or provided Consultancy to some of the biggest names in the Exploration, Expedition, Adventure Travel, Marine, Shipping, TV and many other sectors.

 

We pride ourselves on the fact that very (very)  few photographs on this website are stock     images. The vast majority were taken by team members on project.