U.S. Energy Stream Past Distinguished Speakers Include


Brian C. Collins

Director, Risk & Recovery, FILS, BDO
United States

Brian is Director, Risk & Recovery at BDO USA, LLP where he is responsible for delivering crisis and risk management solutions for clients globally.  A former combat-decorated infantry officer in the US Marine Corps, Brian possesses 20+ years of commercial and governmental risk experience.  Immediately prior to his current role he led the crisis management practice for Lootok, a boutique New York City-based consulting and technology firm acquired by BDO in 2019.  Brian is an expert in integrating military models, cognitive science, design thinking, and game theory with industry risk management standards to create new ways of understanding the disciplines of crisis management, enterprise risk management, and business continuity.   He is a widely published author and lecturer, having earned an undergraduate degree in history from the Virginia Military Institute, a graduate degree in security studies from Georgetown University, and completion of the senior executive fellows program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.