Kelsey  Hoppe

As Chief Executive of Safer Edge, a risk management company, Kelsey Hoppe specializes in helping good people do great things in difficult places. Safer Edge provides learning and risk management services to organizations that work in challenging environments—whether that is across the street or around the world. Kelsey brings an innovative perspective to the world of security believing that organizational security and the security of the individual are inextricably linked. All safety and security must therefore be people-focused to succeed. Kelsey has worked internationally for over 20 years in some of the world’s most complex environments with organizations both large and small. She specializes in security for women, young people and children. In her latest book, Staying Safe on Your Gap Year, she empowers students by offering them basic skills and tips they can use to take responsibility for their own safety and security.


Plenary Session