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Navigating the EU Critical Entities Resilience Directive

Resilience Radio by Deloitte | Episode 6

Recent events have revealed shortcomings in resilience planning, resulting in the launch of the EU Critical Entities Resilience Directive, which Member States will have to adhere to by 17th July 2026. This podcast explores the key elements of the directive and what public and private sector leaders need to know and what they need to do.

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Tim Johnson
Tim is the Crisis & Resilience Lead Partner for Deloitte North South Europe. He has worked all over the world helping clients improve their crisis management and crisis communication preparedness, as well as to respond to threats ranging from allegations of fraud and malpractice, industrial accidents, cyber breaches, litigation, sensitive asset divestments, organisational restructuring and supply chain failures. Tim was chief operating officer of specialist crisis management consultancy, Regester Larkin, prior to its acquisition by Deloitte in 2016. Tim’s book, ‘Crisis Leadership’ was published by Bloomsbury in 2017.

Koen Magnus
Since 2008, Koen has been leading engagements on crisis management and business continuity within the Belgian Firm. Koen helps companies to manage their strategic risks and helps more precisely to prepare for, respond to and recover from disruptive events. Koen serves National and European Government Institutions, Infrastructure Managers, some of them listed as national critical infrastructure, as well as national and international companies in the Telecom, Manufacturing, ICT, Medical & Healthcare, Services and Financial Services Sector with respect to crisis management and business continuity management.

Frédérique Demenint
Frédérique leads the Crisis, Resilience & Reputation team at Deloitte Netherlands, supporting clients and the organizations they lead across sectors in preparing for, managing and recovering from business critical situations. Her team develop scenarios and crisis management strategies for high impact internal and external events and manage implementation and execution within the operations. Her team support executive and non- executive leadership to drive business resilience, before, during and after any high impact event. Our services are designed to help clients prepare, respond and recover as a responsible business, safeguarding long term corporate value.

Stefanie Ruys
As a partner, Stefanie leads the Crisis & Resilience practice in the Nordics. Stefanie has over 16 years of experience in different geographies, sectors, and industries in the Risk, Cyber and Resilience area. Stefanie supports companies to reduce the organizational, financial, and reputational impacts associated with business disruptions due to manmade and natural disasters. As a Strategic Risk and Crisis & Resilience leader, Stefanie specializes in advising clients on Enterprise Risk Management, Third Party Risk Management & Resilience, Operational Resilience, Crisis Management, Business Continuity Management, IT Disaster Recovery, Incident Response, Emergency Management, and Physical Security engagements. This includes assessments, program development, framework design, simulations, implementations, and transformations.

Jose Maria Fernandez Lachica
Jose Maria joined Deloitte Spain in November 2021 as a Director for Crisis and Resilience within Risk Advisory after an enriching 11-year journey at Banco Santander where he was deeply involved in various positions covering Crisis Management. During his last 4 years at the Bank, he was responsible for the original inception, development, and successful implementation of the Santander Group Crisis Management Framework, both in the Corporation and the Group's main international Units (Europe, North and South America, and Asia). He is responsible for seeking and designing differentiated value-added proposals to local and international clients to help them enhance their resilience and crisis management capabilities.

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