Preventing Disasters, Protecting Lives: Resilience with Integrity

Dr Ellie Smith


Principal Associate

Dr Ellie Smith

Ellie is a Principal Associate of GSDM.  She is a thoughtful, incisive and practical lawyer and victimologist, with a strong interdisciplinary focus.  She has 15 years of experience within the International Human Rights, International Criminal Law and Humanitarian Law fields, gained through legal practice, civil society engagement and academic research.  She has particular expertise in working with trauma, including within the post-conflict and justice-seeking contexts, as well as in the field of gender violence, investigation and prosecution.

Our Expertise

Our team of internationally recognised experts has extensive operational, technical, research and analytical expertise in many aspects of security, disaster management and resilience.  

In particular, we specialise in conventional and emerging man-made and technological risk from legal and multi-disciplinary perspectives. 

Such breadth of expertise allows us to customise our client services and solutions to many different threat, risk, hazard, sector and geographical contexts.

Company Guarantee

Should you use our products and services, we offer a free post-incident audit to review and assess their effectiveness in practice.


Contact Us

T: +44 (0)2381 920193
E: [email protected]

Global Security & Disaster Management Ltd
Stag Gates House,
63-64 The Avenue,
Southampton, SO17 1XS

Company Registration: 10659715
VAT Registration: 299420761

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