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Sebastian Bassett-James

Sebastian Bassett-James

Programme Director, PLUTUS | Head of National Security and Risk Unit (NSRU), Cabinet Office

Sebastian is Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Emergency Planning Society, the industry body for Resilience Professionals. His focus is on bringing the community together and on building on previous incidents to improve our ways of working as a community.


In his day job, he leads the Crisis Management Excellence Programme within the Civil Contingencies Secretariat and is responsible for the competence of crisis managers across the Civil Service. He has responded to almost every crisis event affecting the UK in the past six years, and manages lessons processes for Government bodies.

During this ISW event, Sebastian is representing the EPS and its membership, and his comments do not represent any official comment by Government

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