Why Attend?

  • Analyse the CBRNe threats faced to the United Kingdom
  • Review European Military CBRNe capabilities
  • Understand first responder techniques to a CBRNe attack
  • Discuss recent case studies of CBRNe attacks faced across Europe
  • Network with the largest gathering of CBRNe officials in Europe

CBRNe Summit Europe 2019

Birmingham, United Kingdom
9th April 2019 - 11th April 2019

Speaker Biographies

Deputy Chief Constable John Campbell

National Police Chief’s Council lead for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Policing

Thames Valley Police, United Kingdom

Colonel Carlos Ardanaz

Commander, CBRN Regiment

Spanish Army

Colonel Wolfgang Reich

Deputy Director

NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence

Colonel Denis Josse

Adviser on CBRN Risks Management & Head of the Pharmaceutical Services

Alpes-Maritimes Fire and Rescue Services, France

Steven Pike

Managing Director

Argon Electronics

Lyudmila G. Simeonova

Head of CBRN Department, Fire Safety and Civil Protection Chief Directorate

Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria

Luke Allen

Vice President of Sales


Eric Damiens

Vice President, Sales and Marketing


Allan Cordwell

Head of Group Emergency Planning, Resilience & Response Unit

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, United Kingdom

Dr. Laura Cochrane

Director, Medical and Clinical Affairs

Emergent BioSolutions

Dr. Julian Howells

Principal Scientist, CBR Division 


Dr. Huw Loaring

Regional Sales Director Europe and Africa, Detection

FLIR Systems

Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Gloria

CBRN Training Key Expert - Military Component in the context of the EU Project,  Technical Assistance on CBRN Risks Mitigation in Lebanon

Ministry of Defence, Italy

Lieutenant Colonel Ladislava Navratilova

Scientist and Chemical Expert, Fire Rescue Service

Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic

Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Dainese

Course Director, Protection Department

NATO School

Major Christophe Vincart

CBRN SME for the General Staff, Strategy Department

Ministry of Defence, Belgium

Bobby Baker

Senior Training Specialist, Counter Terrorism Division

U.S. Department of Energy

Jaromir Jiricek

Arms Control and Coordination Section, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division


Carlos Palma-Rojas

Senior Project Manager, Security Research and Counter-Terrorism

Belgian Nuclear Research Centre 

Andre Carstens

Advisor to the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator

Council of the European Union

Inspector Mark Roberts

Emergency Planning Division

Police Service of Northern Ireland

Christian Cooper

Compliance Officer

National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU), United Kingdom

Jessie Child

EPRR Network Manager

National Health Service (NHS England) London

Professor Roberto Mugavero



Professor Robert Chilcott

Head of Toxicology

University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Jon Hall


Resilience Advisors

Jaroslav Krasny

Researcher, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation

Hiroshima University, Japan