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 analysis. Able 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.
Institution of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH)
Association of Security Consultants (ASC) – Director / Treasurer
Safety & Security Systems Engineering
ITC (Thermal Imaging)