Human Analytics announces new addition to its Advisory Board

James Yellin

(6 January, 2015) – Human Analytics LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador James Yellin to its Advisory Board. Ambassador Yellin is a career diplomat with the U.S. Department of State and has served in a number of diplomatic assignments around the world to include ambassador, deputy chief of mission, consul general, political officer, economics officer, and acting USAID country director. Ambassador Yellin is also a military veteran and served as a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces in Vietnam.

“We’re thrilled to have Jim join our exceptional team of advisors. We will greatly benefit from his significant experience and expertise in multi-stakeholder dialogue, conflict resolution, and economic development in complex environments. He has done so much to serve this country and we are truly fortunate to have him as a resource,” said Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt, Senior Managing Director, Human Analytics LLC.

With the addition of Jim to its Advisory Board, Human Analytics is extremely fortunate to be able to benefit from the experience and insight of thought leaders from the fields of private sector stability operations, human rights due diligence, business operations in complex environments, conflict mitigation, and research and analysis on international security matters.



Radian Compliance And Human Analytics Forge New Partnership To Help Private Security Providers Meet PSC.1 Standard

CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Leading security and quality management system consulting companyRadian Compliance (www.radiancompliance.com) and human rights consulting firm Human Analytics (www.human-analytics.net) announce a groundbreaking strategic partnership to help organizations implement quality assurance and risk management standards for complex environments. Fueled by the U.S. Department of Defense and U.K. Foreign Commonwealth Office’s strong support for a certifiable standard for private security operations, Radian Compliance and Human Analytics have joined forces to assist organizations with meeting the ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 standard. By combining core competencies, the two firms deliver a one-stop resource for exceptional technical expertise in security operations management, risk management, and human rights compliance.

The ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 – 2012: Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – PSC.1 – enables contracted private security companies operating in complex environments to improve and demonstrate consistent quality of services within a framework that ensures respect for human rights and national and international laws, while also maintaining the safety and security of their operations and clients.

Radian Compliance and Human Analytics are uniquely qualified to help private security providers and their clients understand, implement, meet, and maintain the PSC.1 standard. The expert team includes Human Analytics Senior Managing Director Dr. Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt, who participated in the committee responsible for drafting PSC.1, and Radian Compliance Managing Partner Lisa DuBrock, a fellow member of the committee who also currently serves on the ASIS International Standards and Guidelines Commission.  Both teams utilize experienced veterans in private and information security to support this practice.

“Radian Compliance is dedicated to providing high quality certification consulting services for our clients, 70 percent of which are defense contractors,” said DuBrock. “Becoming certified to the PSC-1 Standard will also help our clients stay ahead of the game on the road to the pending ISO standard.”

“Human rights risk management is a core component of PSC.1,” said DeWinter-Schmitt. “Not only is respecting human rights the right thing to do, it makes good business sense and is critically important to PSC.1 compliance and certification.”

Radian Compliance is a well-established consulting firm supporting clients with governance, risk, and compliance expertise for today’s constantly evolving international standards. Its extensive assessment, implementation, and training expertise is focused on quality and risk management in both private and information security management systems. Radian Compliance clients have been 100% successful in achieving their goal of ISO certification. Radian is an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business.

Human Analytics helps public and private organizations develop and implement programs to mitigate human rights risks associated with operating in complex environments, with specific emphasis on private security providers and organizations that utilize them. Human Analytics has extensive expertise in human rights, international business management, security management, and organizational risk management, and works with clients to meet and exceed international business and human rights standards.


SOURCE Radian Compliance; Human Analytics