Neil Stapley

Special Advisor, London

Led the Hostage & Crisis Negotiation Unit based at New Scotland Yard. Extensive experience in responding to criminal and terrorist kidnaps globally.

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True Romance? How criminals are exploiting lockdown loneliness

A significant rise of so-called ‘romance crimes’ – sextortion, cat-fishing and revenge porn - is a sad side-effect of the pandemic of l...

26 November 2020

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Life after lockdown: lessons on re-engaging your workforce from a Hostage & Crisis Negotiator

Neil Stapley led the Metropolitan Police’s Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Unit at New Scotland Yard for nine years – giving him a uniqu...

4 June 2020

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