The Right Path

“Here to help you find the best way forward”


Discover the best way forward with Andrew B Brown, an internationally renowned negotiator, who shares his extensive skills to actively listen to you and work to find mutually agreeable solutions and the right path whatever the challenge may be.

Executive & Personal Coaching

Blessed with a ‘deep well of wisdom’ and a natural ability to remain calm through crisis, he actively listens to clients to coach them to find the right path and best way forward.

Corporate Solutions

Bespoke solutions to improve negotiation & leadership skills across an organisation and for those in an international arena how to meet duty of care requirements in sending staff overseas.

Government & Military Advisory

Specialist solutions in responding to kidnap for ransom and hostage/crisis incidents; in designing conflict de-escalation skills for military operations and expert witness to judicial inquiries on the response to hostage taking.

Crisis Coaching

Whether it be business or personal, my experience of dealing with a wide range of crisis over 35 years, will help you navigate…

Terrorism & Hostage-taking

Terrorism & Hostage-taking

A great honour to attend the Police Academy, Vienna, Austria to advise police negotiators and SWAT tacticians from across 14 European countries on many of the challenges, dynamics, and tactics in responding to hostage-taking perpetrated by terrorists.

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Collaborating for the greater good

Perhaps the most important part of any decision-making model is our ability to access good quality information and intelligence. Shared Situational Awareness is achieved by sharing information and understanding between the involved organisations to build a stronger, multi-dimensional understanding of events, their implications, associated risks, and potential outcomes.

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Martyrs & Miracles – Escape from Kabul

Where to begin…I cannot begin to understand the anguish, trauma, and fear that the lightening Taliban insurgency in recapturing the many provinces across Afghanistan brought to many of my friends and staff that have continuously served the people since 2005; it must have been terrifying. Throughout, I have vicariously lived this experience with them to literally move mountains to keep them safe from harm and help those most at risk, flee their homeland to begin a new journey in life.

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Hijacking: professional responses to an unextinguished threat

Despite the significant increase in airport-based and inflight countermeasures, hijacking remains a threat to aviation. Andrew B Brown questions how, despite, and perhaps specifically because of, the reduction in the number of incidents and their severity, we might increase our competence in dealing with such life-threatening incidents. As with a health pandemic, we must remain prepared to professionally respond to rare, or unlikely, incidents as if we were managing them on a daily basis.

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Negotiation Expertise

Learn from a recognised authority on hostage/crisis negotiation…

Countering the Insider Threat

Pre-deployment training to military in Scotland to counter the insurgent threat in Afghanistan, was “first rate and equipped our soldiers not only with a valuable skill set, but also with a way of thinking, that might well be lifesaving”…

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Helping Others

Working with a faith-based INGO, he uses his extensive experience and skills in keeping others safe in the field as they serve those most in need.

INGO Kidnap – A New Challenging Dynamic

International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) work in some of the world’s most hostile environments, but the very people who bring aid to people in need are increasingly being targeted for kidnap. Abducted from their humanitarian work, many are held over varying periods of time and are sometimes released through ransom payments or high-risk rescue operations…

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