Ouroboros Consulting is a specialised risk management consultancy providing strategic services to the expedition, school and exploration sectors. Our highly experienced staff can provide a range of bespoke services including critical incident management systems, media management support, safety audits and specialist training packages to your staff both in the UK and overseas.

Ouroboros Consulting is a division of the Lifesigns Group. Based in the UK with satellite offices in Montserrat, Kenya, Nepal and the Philippines.  Ouroboros provides specialist training and expertise to corporations and organisations whose personnel are required to travel or work in potentially hostile environments.


The company has achieved BS ISO EN 9001:2009 status, an international mark of quality, for its specialist training courses and is registered with EdExcel and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health as a provider of approved training programmes.


Ouroboros has pioneered a number of innovations in the field of safety training and advice, for example security reports from some of the world’s hot spots and scenario centric training programmes.


Ouroboros' personnel can travel to conduct on-site safety worldwide, facilitate site surveys, and make recommmeendations for building security, staff security and operational security.  We also provide location staff to accompany personnel in the field where required.

Because of our reputation for quality and high standards in the safety and security industry, Ouroboros senior staff were invited to write the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) quality badge for overseas expeditions, launched in 2008 the guideance aims to set benchmark standards for expedition companies operating overseas.


Ouroboros’ Crisis Management team includes highly experienced personnel in the field of operational Crisis Management. Our staff have been responsible for preparing, training and co-ordinating the organised response to high profile  emergencies in the UK and overseas.

Great to be able have access to detailed information from experienced guys who have been on the ground in South America – Medical, Security & Hostile Environment training that opened a few eyes...’ 

Michelle Gauntlett, IWC Media

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