Articles by Alison Ramsay

Professor David Alexander

It was with great sadness that we said goodbye to our dear friend and colleague Professor David Alexander yesterday. A trauma specialist who spent the best part of his life helping and supporting victims of natural disasters, human conflict and major incidents, David was one of a kind. Baldarroch Crematorium at Crathes was packed with

Arbroath Training and Consultancy strikes Gold with Armed Forces Accolade

The Arbroath-based firm is one of 100 companies from both the public and private sectors throughout the UK, and one of a number from Scotland – including Aberdeenshire Council, Edinburgh Napier University, Knockhill Racing Circuit, Police Scotland, Stirling Council and Wood Plc – to receive the prestigious award this year. IED Training Solutions’ Managing Director


Internationally renowned trauma specialist, Professor David Alexander, who has worked all over the world with people affected by major incidents, including the Piper Alpha disaster, has been appointed Clinical Advisor to Arbroath-based IED Training Solutions. The appointment of Professor Alexander – who takes up his new role with immediate effect – significantly strengthens IED Training’s

Arbroath Company Proud to Return to Afghanistan

Arbroath-based IED Training Solutions has become the first UK training consultancy to deliver IOSH-approved courses in Afghanistan. IED Training, which was founded by former Royal Marine Ian Clark, was commissioned by a Scandinavian-based logistics organisation to facilitate delivery of 11 IOSH-approved Working Safely and Managing Safely courses to employees working in a number of locations