Areas of Expertise:
- Critical Infrastructure Protection
- Physical Asset Risk Analysis
- Commercial Real Estate Asset Protection
- Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
- Public/private Intelligence Sharing
Jim Rosenbluth is the founder of Analytic Risk Solutions LLC, a security and business continuity consulting practice specializing in the identification and mitigation of physical risk to critical infrastructure. An international security, business continuity and crisis management expert with over 35 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Jim brings unique perspective and expertise to the effective management of risk to high-value assets.
From 2005 through 2013, Jim served as the global head of corporate business continuity, security and crisis management for Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate firm with over 14,000 employees in 60 countries and managing over 900 million sf of commercial real estate assets worldwide. He established security and business continuity standards for C&W’s 250 offices to ensure their operational availability throughout all conceivable risk scenarios and he provided guidance to C&W’s property and portfolio managers worldwide in the development of emergency preparedness and response programs for some of the world’s most iconic properties, many of which are managed by C&W. He also coordinated C&W’s corporate response to large-scale disasters including Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and the 2010 Tohōku earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Recognizing the need of critical infrastructure owners and operators for all-hazard risk assessment and risk mitigation plans tailored to the specific needs of a wide variety of critical infrastructure asset classes, Jim established Analytic Risk Solutions in 2014. Analytic Risk provides security, business continuity and emergency preparedness risk analysis and mitigation services to enable owners and operators to anticipate natural hazard and man-made disasters, including acts of terrorism, to enable them to mitigate risk and to respond rapidly and effectively to a broad range of emergency situations. Analytic Risk Solutions’ services include the preparation of all-hazards risk and terrorism threat assessments for single assets as well as for portfolios and campuses, development of mission-critical facility site selection criteria, performance of facilities security and site suitability assessments and the development of targeted risk mitigation programs, among other services.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Jim served as a Senior Operations Officer and Program Manager in the Directorate of Operations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He joined the CIA in 1978 and served in a variety of covert operational capacities overseas and domestically, and at the Agency’s Langley, Virginia, Headquarters. Assignments included counterterrorism prior to and immediately following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington as well as traditional human intelligence and paramilitary operations.
Jim is Co-Chairman Emeritus of the Real Estate Roundtable Homeland Security Task Force, which administers the Real Estate Information Sharing Advisory Council (CF-ISAC) for the Commercial Facilities critical infrastructure sector. With current TS/SCI security clearances, he also serves as intelligence liaison for threat and warning information between the US Intelligence Community and the Commercial Facilities sector. He was a Subject Matter Expert on a 2013 study of intelligence sharing between the US Government and the private sector by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, a White House panel that evaluates the efficacy of US government efforts to protect critical infrastructure in the post-9/11 environment. He also is a member of the Advisory Council of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), a non-partisan body of senior business executives that provides private sector expertise on a pro bono basis to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security in addressing complex management and operational issues.