In June 2021, Rugby Australia (RA) appointed Intelligent Risks (IR) as its security and risk advisers for the bid to be appointed by World Rugby to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup. On 24 November, World Rugby announced Australia as the preferred candidate to host this prestigious international event. Rugby Australia is now working with World Rugby to finalise the model for 2027 – to be voted on by the World Rugby Council in May 2022.
Central Place Sydney is the most significant development in Sydney’s central business district in more than a decade. This $2.5 billion Frasers Property-Dexus development will transform the western edge of Central Station with new commercial buildings and public realm improvements. This reconnected precinct will enable the City of Sydney to create a third new major civic square in Sydney.
The man who kept the Sydney games safe. ABC National radio interviews IR’s Neil Fergus on the Sydney 2000 Olympics opening ceremony.
Chief Executive Officer
Neil founded IR in 2001 following a 20 year career in the Australian Government; including as a senior diplomat, as Manager Middle East and as the Principal Operations Adviser. He has since led IR’s growth into becoming a pre-eminent international management services firm. He is an internationally recognised speaker and author on risk management, security, KRE and terrorism; and is a co-author of Security Risk Management (HB167 – 2006). He has been an adviser to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) since 2004 and has been engaged in planning and delivery for eight Olympic Games, including several reviews for the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
MAJOR EVENT SECURITY. IR has provided specialist planning, strategic and operational services to over 60 international mega and major events. IR personnel have