Eilidh Thomson

Leadership Track
Regional Security Manager, Healix
Eilidh joined Healix in 2015 as a Threat Analyst, progressing to Associate Consultant and is now a Regional Security Manager. She established and manages the Healix Global Security Operations Centre in Vancouver Canada, with oversight of three service lines: intelligence & tracking, operations and consultancy. Eilidh has been involved in a diverse range of assistance and crisis scenarios, including every security evacuation Healix has handled over the course of the department’s existence. She has also deployed overseas on numerous occasions to conduct training, intelligence gathering, evacuation planning and crisis management for high profile cases. Prior to Healix, Eilidh spent three years working in the development sector, working first in a research capacity in Palestine and Bolivia, before moving into risk analysis. A reserve soldier in her spare time, Eilidh is an Operator in the British Army’s Intelligence Corps, mobilising for six months on a counter-poaching operation, and routinely supporting government customers. Eilidh holds a MA with Honours in French and Italian, and a Master’s degree in Conflict, Security and Development. She speaks French, Italian, Spanish and beginner’s Arabic.

Session: Leadership During a Crisis: Navigating the Web of Decision-Making