The RR+R Team has extensive experience in high risk operations and environments specialising in height safety, vertical rescue, confined space, firefighting and emergency response. Our team members have been assembled from an extensive field of disciplines including emergency services, military, aviation, marine, alpine rescue, industrial and recreational pursuits. The RR+R Team includes a network of logistical, administrative and compliance support.

Introducing the RR+R Team…

Paul Shrubb
Founding Director + CEO + Project Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Paul founded Risk Response + Rescue in 1998. Under his direction and leadership RR+R has evolved to be one of Australia’s leading organisations for competency and emergency response across all Read More
Paul ShrubbFounding Director + CEO + Project Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Mick Holton
Project Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Mick has been employed full time in emergency services for over 27 years, working predominantly with NSW Fire Brigades (now Fire Rescue NSW) NSW RFS and with RR+R. Mick is Read More
Mick HoltonProject Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Grant Prattley
Operations Manager RR+R NZ + Senior Consultant
Grant has been affiliated with RR+R for over 10 years and has been instrumental in RR+R’s Alpine and Vertical disciplines. He has 14 years experience operating and coordinating mountain rescue Read More
Grant PrattleyOperations Manager RR+R NZ + Senior Consultant
Phil Richards
Human Performance + Project Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Phil has responded to more than 3500 emergency incidents over the past 26 years. His speciality is the field of human performance which he has been researching and developing for Read More
Phil RichardsHuman Performance + Project Coordinator + Senior Consultant
Wyn Jenkins
Manager Sales & Logistics + Senior Consultant
From a fire fighting perspective, Wyn regularly responded to “lives at risk” situations and has carried out numerous real life rescues. He has extensive and credible experience in fire fighting, Read More
Wyn JenkinsManager Sales & Logistics + Senior Consultant
Graham Williams
Senior Consultant
Graham Williams has a broad spectrum of experience in facilitating teamwork and leadership strategies in sectors including defence, public utilities, private sector and emergency rescue organisations. Graham has also been Read More
Graham WilliamsSenior Consultant
Matt DeWaard
Operational Learning & Assessment Advisor + Senior Consultant + Extreme Photography
With a diverse background based as a professional ski patroller and EMT both in Australia and the USA, Matt has extensive experience in the multi-faceted world of rescue with a Read More
Matt DeWaardOperational Learning & Assessment Advisor + Senior Consultant + Extreme Photography
Amanda Cleary
Client Relations + Marketing
Amanda has over 17 years experience in Marketing and Advertising. This has seen her involved in many facets of the industry including research, strategic development, brand and product management, analysis, Read More
Amanda ClearyClient Relations + Marketing
Roger Ottrey
Human Resources Advisor + RRR Facilities
Roger has over 20 years experience with industrial relations and human resource management. He has been engaged by several of Australia’s top companies to provide his expertise. He has been Read More
Roger OttreyHuman Resources Advisor + RRR Facilities
Chief Inspector Gary Raymond APM, OAM (Rtd)
Human Crisis Consultant + RR+R Chaplain + Senior Consultant
Gary has had an incredible and extensive career in Emergency Services and management commencing as an Ambulance Officer before joining the NSW Police Force, serving 34 years in many credible Read More
Chief Inspector Gary Raymond APM, OAM (Rtd)Human Crisis Consultant + RR+R Chaplain + Senior Consultant
Joanne Harding
Compliance + Quality Assurance + Funding + Senior Consultant
With extensive experience in all aspects of Vocational Education and Training, Joanne specialises in the areas of Compliance, Quality Assurance and Funding. Joanne supports the RR+R network in a variety Read More
Joanne HardingCompliance + Quality Assurance + Funding + Senior Consultant
Blake Thomas
Human Body Performance + Senior Consultant
Blake has a passion for health and fitness that he enthusiastically brings to the RR+R team. Providing mental, emotional and physical performance in those he trains with a holistic approach Read More
Blake ThomasHuman Body Performance + Senior Consultant
Jackie Adams
Senior Consultant
Jackie is one of the country’s leading authorities on native and exotic spiders having maintained Australia’s largest collection at the Australian Reptile park. She has worked as head of the Read More
Jackie AdamsSenior Consultant
Kristin Alston
Senior Consultant
With a diverse background ranging across several industries from snow covered mountains to Australia’s busiest airport, Kristin now employs her skills as an Aviation Fire-Fighter. With her non stop positive Read More
Kristin AlstonSenior Consultant
Craig Adams
Senior Consultant
Craig is Australia’s leading industry advisor on snake safety and a venomous snake expert. As the former operations Manager for the Australian Reptile Park, Craig managed the park’s life-saving snake Read More
Craig AdamsSenior Consultant
Andrew Lock
Senior Consultant
Andrew is Australia’s most accomplished high-altitude mountaineer. He is the also the first person in the Commonwealth, and just the 18th man in the world, to climb all 14 of Read More
Andrew LockSenior Consultant
Dr Tony Zalewski
Senior Consultant
Tony is an internationally recognised security expert who develops practical solutions for operational security and safety problems across many industry sectors. In addition to working with government, regulators and industry Read More
Dr Tony ZalewskiSenior Consultant
Peter Fitzpatrick
Senior Consultant
Peter has a diverse and extensive background of alpine rescue in the mountains of Australia and the USA which has led him to his current role as a professional Fire-fighter. Read More
Peter FitzpatrickSenior Consultant
Aaron Earl
Senior Consultant
Aaron has 13 + years of experience in both front line and supervisory roles of medical, fire and rescue services, currently working as a Paramedic and supervisor of Emergency Response Read More
Aaron EarlSenior Consultant
Mike Jones
Senior Consultant
Mike Jones has exposure to vertical rescue and height safety across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. He is particularly adept at providing access and egress solutions and rigging clean, Read More
Mike JonesSenior Consultant
Steve Knowles
Senior Consultant
Steve’s career evolved from the shop floor to the front line, performing roles in leadership and emergency response in both the workplace and emergency service organisations. Position Senior Consultant Areas Read More
Steve KnowlesSenior Consultant
Rob Fazulla
Senior Consultant
Rob has extensive and credible experience relating to emergency response, operational leadership, emergency management, and front line rescue in fields of emergency services, mining, industrial and community rescue. He has Read More
Rob FazullaSenior Consultant
Phil Paterson
Senior Consultant
Phil is a Specialist in Analysis & Improvement for the Emergency Services & Security in the largest underground mining operation in Australia. He has extensive experience in Emergency Services within Read More
Phil PatersonSenior Consultant
Garth Willmott
Senior Consultant
Garth brings a broad spectrum of knowledge and experience to the RR+R team. With a background in higher education, he currently performs multiple roles on a daily basis. As a Read More
Garth WillmottSenior Consultant
Steve Wynn
Senior Consultant
Steve currently works for Australia’s largest and busiest ski resort as a Ski Patrol Supervisor during winters and undertaking slope management during summer. His practical approach to alpine rescue and Read More
Steve WynnSenior Consultant
Margot Hurrell
Operational Learning & Assessment Advisor + Senior Consultant
Margot has an extensive career as an adult educator specialising in outdoor recreation, RTO management and compliance and first aid training. Margots experiences have spanned high level management roles across Read More
Margot HurrellOperational Learning & Assessment Advisor + Senior Consultant
Michael East
Logistics and Safety + Senior Consultant
Michael has worked in the Australian and US Ski industry in excess of 20 years as a Ski Patroller and Training Officer. He has extensive knowledge in Ski Patrolling and Read More
Michael EastLogistics and Safety + Senior Consultant
Mark Ticehurst
Senior Consultant
With long tenure within the mining industry serving in several different roles as well as ski patrolling in the mountains, Mark now operates as an Emergency Response Officer for one Read More
Mark TicehurstSenior Consultant
David Mayer
Senior Consultant
Dave is a respected member of our team currently performing a full time operational role in the resources sector. Dave continues his support and affiliation with RR+R as one of Read More
David MayerSenior Consultant
Ian Boughton
Senior Consultant
A founding team member with Risk Response + Rescue, Ian has remained affiliated with our company for almost 20 years. With a background as a panel beater and all things Read More
Ian BoughtonSenior Consultant
Alan Baxter
Alan has been employed in security and emergency services within the public and private sectors for over 24 years and is passionate about delivering robust quality training across all spheres. Read More
Alan Baxter