Davies Consulting

Strategies for Complex Organizations

Thomas Ryan

Tom Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in emergency management strategy and emergency response planning. He leads the firm’s Emergency Management line of business.

Tom is a thought leader in emergency management, delivering expert advice to utilities in the areas of strategic emergency management, operational tactics, program design and implementation, emergency communications, risk management, decision analysis, knowledge management, training, and exercise delivery. His experience in training and exercise includes multi-agency public and private training and exercise programs.

Prior to joining Davies Consulting, Tom was a technical advisor to the U.S. Department of State in the Foreign Service, president of Midland Risiko, Inc., and program manager in the District of Columbia Emergency Management Agency, where he responded to international level events in the Washington, D.C., area and helped develop the city’s emergency response system. His personal experience as a first responder bolsters his knowledge and experience with very practical, hands-on involvement in field operations.

Tom holds a B.A. from Colby College and an M.S. in Engineering Management and System Engineering with a focus on Disaster, Crisis, and Risk Management from George Washington University.  He is certified through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute on the Incident Command System, the National Incident Management System, and the National Response Framework and is certified by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute as an Instructor I.