James Alvarez – Keynote Speaker

Hostage Negotiation Expert, specialist in persuasion and negotiation

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Specialist Subjects

  • Persuasion and Hostage Negotiation
  • Business Strategy
  • Change Management


  • English


Dr James Alvarez is a specialist in persuasion and negotiation having been employed by both the NYPD and Scotland Yard to help with kidnap and hostage cases.

A qualified psychologist, James Alvarez is an expert negotiator and has experience working with political parties, medical services and even foreign militaries to diffuse conflict and assist in the easy transition of employees, staff and civilians.

A contributor to police manuals, quoted in the Financial Times and numerous appearances on the BBC and in other broadcast media, along with a PhD gained a Columbia University, all demonstrate James Alvarez’s impressive abilities and prestigious qualifications.

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