Former Head of Intelligence of the Royal Marines
Gareth is the Director of Decision Advantage, and former Head of Intelligence for the Royal Marines. He started his career in the Royal Marines and is an expert in command, leadership and liaison in a range of capacities, from operational planning, coordination and de-confliction to delivery of tactical high-risk operations and long term project management. Gareth is practiced in taking difficult decisions in challenging circumstances and is highly adept at managing risk.
With a ‘mission command’ philosophy, organisations can adapt to the VUCA environment businesses face today. By focusing on the team’s coherence as a whole, and its ability to share information and make decisions effectively, organisations can thrive in uncertainty.
What lessons can leaders learn from the military that will aid them in making effective intelligence-led decisions under conditions of constant change and uncertainty? In a world irreversibly changed, by acting with foresight and insight, business leaders can thrive even amongst complexity.