Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Ford brings a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experiences to Council Fire engagements with specialized expertise in communications, crisis management, and negotiation.
Ford has 30+ years of experience helping clients address environmental, social and economic issues. In his first career as a journalist, Ford was a national security correspondent for NBC News and was also the host of the weekly PBS program, International Edition. As an attorney and consultant, he has advised on many high profile matters including the Valdez oil spill, explosions at chemical plants and refineries, pharmaceutical product recalls, silicone breast implant litigation, food safety controversies, the 9/11 air disasters, and Israeli-Palestine peace negotiations. He has consulted globally and has authored four books.