Jim Burdett

Head of Learning & Development

Cognitas Global
Jim has a wealth of experience across the Learning & Development industry and currently specialises in helping organisations implement robust risk management strategies. A qualified teacher who taught computing for 12 years, he’s also worked for government departments and agencies including the Home Office, FCDO, NCIS and Europol. 
Jim is currently working on a range of projects with a variety of global clients including a school in Dubai for whom they’ve re-shaped their policies and procedures as well as training and exercising their staff to ensure that they have the necessary skills to manage incidents effectively. This is supported through the use of class leading bespoke technology, such as a crisis management app, to ensure that staff have the tools to hand when they need them to effectively manage incidents to prevent them from escalating.
He honed his skills in creating bespoke programmes for the corporate sector and is an experienced e-learning practitioner. Jim is also a Member of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management (IRSM) and L5 Award holder in Corporate Risk and Crisis Management. He most recently completed a L5 Award in Terrorism Planning & Management.


01 November, 2023 | 11:00 to 11:45
Safeguarding in Schools: Key Challenges and Effective Solutions

Join our leading panel of experts as they delve into the critical topic of safeguarding in schools. This engaging panel will shed light on the key challenges faced by educational institutions when it comes to ensuring the safety and well-being of students. Our panelists will share their insights, experiences, and best practices, offering practical solutions to tackle these challenges head-on