Grenfell, COVID-19 and Learning. Risk Guru podcast.

This blog explores the Cummings’ crisis through the lens of a failure to attend to and restore an unwritten psychological contract in the aftermath of catastrophic events.

Rather than asking ‘how can we ‘move on’ from the Cummings’ crisis?’ those in power might instead seek to understand what a country in grief needs from them, to understand what it would take to restore the psychological contract and build trust.

What lessons are there for us to learn from week 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Recent decisions about Benita Mehra, Gavin Barwell and Robert Jenrick are perplexing in the symbolic dissonance with the intent for learning and change.

LFB Commissioner Dany Cotton said that preparing for Grenfell would be like a space shuttle landing on the shard. This article explores why this statement is problematic.
It looks at the failures of the LFB to understand and mitigate catastrophic risk and to create a learning culture.

Transcript of Prof Torero speech – the real lesson of Grenfell. Accountability, complexity

It is time to move on from searching for simplistic cause/effect explanations in the context of such tragedies, begin to learn how to prevent such low probability yet high consequence events.

Summary of the expert evidence heard at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in November 2018.

Uploading a blog Martin Stanley and I wrote in September 2017. I believe this thinking will be important for Phase 2 of the Grenfell Public Inquiry.

The first submission I made to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Arguing for including the thinking of Major Accidents in understanding what happened at Grenfell.