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Navigatus Consulting

Navigatus offers a fresh approach to risk management professional services – an approach focused on success. By employing leading edge methodologies in risk management, combined with the latest international thinking in strategic foresight, Navigatus aims to move beyond the traditional methods of risk management – focused as they are on failure - to explicitly target success.

Innovative approaches in foresight and risk management are used to illuminate the key issues that drive and influence organisational, operational and project risk. The aim is to deliver a new understanding and insight to the future – an insight that supports strategic, tactical and operational decision-making – an insight that delivers the confidence to embrace the future.

Navigatus' services are designed for executives and managers who are passionate about success.
Specialist risk management services offered by Navigatus include:

  • Advice on the application of risk management processes, frameworks, and analysis
  • Independent project risk management support
  • Facilitation of risk assessment workshops and structured information collection
  • Structured analysis, assessment and risk profiling using established or purpose-built approaches and methodologies

Navigatus has particular expertise in aviation risk and has significant track record advising on risk management and undertaking specialist risk analysis for airlines and aviation related government agencies.


A selection of aviation related assignments undertaken by Navigatus:

  • Preparation of Safety Case for extended RNP AR operations (Queenstown Airport Corporation / Air NZ / Qantas / Jetstar / Airways)
  • Provision of aviation audit services in support of the AIRCARE programme (Aviation Industry Association)
  • Risk review of Medium Term Airspace Conflict Detection system (Airways Ltd)
  • Aircraft diversion probability analysis (Board of Airline Representatives)
  • Uncontrolled airspace flight safety analysis (Air NZ / Qantas)
  • Regression analysis of accident data to report on the effectiveness of interventions (Airservices Australia)
  • Strategic risk management support to Pacific Aviation Safety Organization (PASO)
  • Risk assessment of B737-400 RNP operations at terrain challenged airport (Air NZ)
  • Risk assessment of conceptual RNP night time operations (Air NZ)
  • Development of risk process for rules making process (CAA)
  • Aircraft approach risk to service station facilities (BP)
  • Risk management support to 777-300 fleet introduction and new product development project (Air NZ)
  • Analysis of fault conditions and hazards of aircraft electrical supply and conversion systems (Ministry and Economic Development)

A selection of other assignments undertaken by Navigatus:

  • Development of SMS for MV Rena salvage operation (Svitzer Salvage BV)
  • State maritime oil spill risk assessment (Department of Transport, Victoria)
  • Risk management support to $600M rail electrification project (Auckland Regional Transport Authority)
  • Risk management support to $1.6B motorway project (New Zealand Transport Agency)

Geraint Bermingham - Co-Director, Navigatus

Geraint Bermingham's Experience:Geraint Bermingham

Owner - Navigatus Ltd
2008 – Present (5 years)

Manager Risk and Compliance Air New Zealand
February 2006 – February 2008 (2 years)

Manager Operational Risk and BCP Air New Zealand
October 2002 – February 2006 (3 years 5 months)

Consultant – Risk management and analysis (URS Ltd / SKM Ltd)
April 1996 – Oct 2002 (6 years 6 months)

Royal Navy Engineer Officer (Nuclear)
1989 - 1996

Geraint Bermingham's Qualifications:

BEng (Hons), PGDip (Nuc tech)

Royal Military Staff College 1993
Royal Military Academy 1984 - 1988
Royal Naval College 1983 - 1984