Joe Gleason is AHT’s Director of Risk Management. Joe works directly with AHT clients to develop, refine, and maximize the efficiency of their global risk management strategies. From initial risk strategy planning to continual risk management process and service examination, Joe’s expertise is a completely unique asset to AHT and its clients.
Joe’s involvement in global professional risk and security organizations is extensive, including his membership in the Overseas Security Advisory Council International Development Working Group and the International NGO Safety and Security Association. Joe is also a pro-bono trainer and panelist on evacuation planning, crisis management, duty of care, and security management for InsideNGO. In his spare time, Joe has also served as a Ground Search and Rescue Director and Team Leader for the Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary).
Joe joined AHT in 2015 with over 17 years of experience in operations and global security roles at a large NGO where he provided direct security and logistical support for 60 global field offices in complex and developing countries, conceptualized and built the organization-wide security management function, and negotiated contracts and managed relationships with security, crisis support and medical assistance providers. In this role he managed the organization’s response to a range of crises and incidents, coordinating the effective employment of both internal and external resources.