Jeff Baierlein

Jeff Baierlein is an author and consultant on experiential and outdoor education programming, focusing on risk management and program design. Jeff directs the consultancy Viristar, providing safety, curriculum design, and strategy services to international education and other organizations world-wide. He is the author of Risk Management for Outdoor Programs. Jeff is an outdoor safety expert witness, an adventure program reviewer with AEE, and a former Executive Director with both Boojum Institute and Outward Bound. He has served on numerous Boards and worked in 15 countries on four continents.


Using Systems Theory to Improve Risk Management: Lessons from Safety Research in Aviation and Intern