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Gary Thomas

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Member since: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Last Visit: Sunday, 09 December 2018
Basic Details
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Thomas
Member Type
Director
Membership Number
FM 2067
Consultant Experience and Contact Form
Company Website
http://www.elite-ssl.com
Company Name
Elite Security
Address
London - UK
Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-thomas-6015521a/
Headline Summary
Specialist in all aspects of security project management including: risk, threat & vulnerability assessments, security strategies, technical performance specifications, and feasibility / conceptual studies through to, tender analysis / evaluation.
Consulting Experience

With over 30 years experience auditing, designing, implementing, and the testing & inspectingof safety & security systems including the deployment of new and emerging technologies across various platforms. Having in depth knowledge of enterprise level systems including CCTV/surveillance systems, access control, fire detection systems, visitor management, video management systems, RFID asset tagging, incident reporting software and intrusion detection systems, with the ability to maximise the benefit and functionality of integrated security systems via BMS, PSIM and VMS platforms.

Able to communicate effectively and in a timely manner both in writing and verbally, maintaining an efficient yet succinct, audit trail. Interpreting complex reports, surveys and technical analysis into simplified summary form whilst retaining the critical elements and spirit of the original. Providing constructive feedback to stakeholders and supporting the continuous improvement of projects. Setting priorities and, responding positively to changing demands from multiple sources. Proactive and able to anticipate requirements.

Specialising since 2008 as an independent security consultant, developing security strategies, procedures, policies and risk assessmentsutilising significant experience of PMP, Prince 2, Scrum and Six Sigma project management methodologies to deliver a system driven, outcome focused, approachin large scale and high profile security integration projects both in the UK and overseas.

Providing effective and disciplined professional security consultancy throughdue diligence and best practices in strategic planning, gap analysis, security risk managementand threat & vulnerability analysisAble to achieve the ideal balance between security strategy and technical design from a pragmatic engineering perspective.

Specialising in all aspects of security project management including: proof of concept, initial survey/condition report, technical performance specification, risk assessment, feasibility and conceptual studies through to detailed design verification, ITT production, tender analysis/evaluation, installation project management & program planning, witnessing/commissioning, handover and post commissioning assistance.

Professional Affiliations

Institution of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH)

Association of Security Consultants (ASC) – Director / Treasurer

Security Institute

Qualifications

Safety & Security Systems Engineering

Industrial Management

ITC (Thermal Imaging)

AutoCAD

NEBOSH

Consultancy Services Offered
Services Select
Project Management, Security Audits and Reviews, Security Strategy & Policy, Security Systems Design and Technology, Security Systems Evaluation, Audit and Assessment, Security Operations (personnel, policies, procedures etc.), Tender Specifications and Management, Threat and Risk Assessment

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