Senior Managing Associate and Lead of Active Threat Programs, Hagerty Consulting
David Schuld brings to Hagerty experience managing disasters, political crises, and business continuity projects around the globe, and serves as the lead for Hagerty’s active threat and complex coordinated terrorist attack preparedness portfolios. He has supported public safety agencies and their public and private sector partners across the country develop plans, training, and exercises that encapsulate the full Life Cycle of an Active Threat.
David’s earlier professional experience includes working as British Government’s Crisis Management Adviser for the United States, where he managed teams that were addressing emergencies across the country and the world. He has facilitated tabletop exercises across a variety of scenarios, and led the British Government’s participation in the 2014 National Exercise Program (ALASKA SHIELD). Prior to this, he advised European parliamentarians, members of the U.S. Congress, diplomats, and the command staff of the British military on national security issues.
David graduated with a Master of Arts degree in European Politics and Policies, Magna Cum Laude, from Katholieke Universteit Leuven in Belgium and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from John Carroll University. He completed joint operational and command training as a civilian at Air Command and Staff College with the U.S. Air Force.
David is a member of the Board of Directors for the Evanston Police and Fire Foundation and sits on the International Public Safety Association’s Rescue Task Force Committee.