Mitigating Travel Risks

Mitigating Travel Risks with University Policies and Procedures

About the Webinar

Join On Call International’s Jim Hutton, Chief Security Officer, as he explores university travel issues and associated risk management best practices. Mr. Hutton will discuss various topics such as which functions and roles should oversee policies and procedures related to international travel, important proactive measures to consider, how to best educate traveling students on health and safety precautions, crisis response procedures and more. This webinar will explore the various measures that campus professionals should take to protect their students—and their institutions—from the risks associated with international travel.


About the Presenter 

Jim Hutton
Chief Security Officer
On Call International 

As the chief security officer at On Call International, Jim Hutton brings over 30 years of security industry expertise to On Call and will spearhead the development of the company's global intelligence capabilities. Hutton is the former Chief Security Officer and Director of Global Security for Procter and Gamble, where he oversaw worldwide security direction and consultation for the multi-billion dollar enterprise. He led the company’s Global Crisis Management team and was a founding member of the firm’s Enterprise Risk Management process. Prior to his position at P&G, Hutton served as Vice President and Chief Security Officer for The Gillette Company of Boston, Massachusetts. He also has ten years of experience working for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Hutton has held leadership roles on the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), a forum that provides security guidance to U.S. businesses abroad, and remains a member of the OSAC Alumni Committee. He has also served as a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Domestic Security Alliance Council and the Security Executive Council. Security Magazine named Procter and Gamble Global Security as a Best Managed Security Program in 2010 and Hutton was named one of the 25 Most Influential People in Security by the publication in 2009.

Hutton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from West Chester University and has attended professional development programs at the business schools of both Georgetown University and the University of Notre Dame.

Resources to Share

Here are just a few resources for higher education administrators, students, faculty, and staff:

Safety and Security for US Students Traveling Abroad. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Ten Overlooked Steps When Preparing Students to Study Abroad. On Call International.

TRM 101: How to Test Your Crisis Response Protocols. On Call International.

ACE Center for Internationalization and Global EngagementAmerican Council on Education.

Ebola: Advice and Risk Assessment for Universities and Further Educational Establishments. Public Health England.

Enabling International Scholastic Programs OverseasJaimie Molyneux & Matthew Bradley.

Mitigating the Risks of International Travel for Women. Christian Henry & Renee Sprole.

Lessons Learned in International Travel. Sandra Mitchell, Josh Nupp & Dominick Zenzola.

Enabling International Scholastic Programs Overseas. Matthew Bradley & John Tansey.

Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities of Travel Risk Management in Higher EducationJason Grunin & Jeff Winton.