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Lord Edward Udny-Lister Kt. PC. (Baron Udny-Lister of Wandsworth)
Lieutenant General Sir Jim Hockenhull KCB
The Board of the Association of Security Consultants (ASC) is delighted to announce that Lord Edward Udny-Lister Kt. PC. (Baron Udny-Lister of Wandsworth) and Lieutenant General Sir Jim Hockenhull KBE have both agreed to become Patrons of the Association.
They join the esteemed group of existing ASC Patrons which comprises Lord James Bethell (Baron Bethell of Romford), Lord Brian MacKenzie OBE (Baron MacKenzie of Framwellgate), Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach GBE KCB ADC DL, and Sir Hugh Orde OBE, QPM.
Are you planning to take part in the Protect Duty consultation but unsure exactly how it will affect you and the organisations you work with? The Association of Security Consultants (ASC) is offering members, security industry colleagues and end-users the chance to attend a free online debate, providing invaluable help and guidance around the Home Office proposals before you make your submission.
Chief executive Alex Carmichael is keen to reiterate that SSAIB is fully operational and continues to provide certification for over 1,800 registered firms and new firms looking to join during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
WOT Security have once again become the event sponsor for all of the ASC 2020 Business Groups to be held at the Honourable Artillery Company,Queens Room, Armoury House, City Road London EC1Y 2BQ
We thank them for their continued support of the ASC
On the 30th November 2018 the Association of Security Consultants hosted our winter dinner at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster.
Photos from the event can be seen on the Professional Security Website
The winners of the 2017 Duty of Care Awards were announced at a gala event in Berlin on Thursday, 29 June. Hosted by the International SOS Foundation, the awards took place following the Duty of Care Summit, honouring organisations and individuals making a significant contribution to protecting their people while travelling or working remotely.
The winner of this year’s ASC Imbert Awards is:
Major Paul Ramsay, Cranfield University with his dissertation on:
DECEPTION IN HUMAN INTELLIGENCE: IMPROVING VALIDATION AT THE POINT OF COLLECTION
The two runners up are:
Andreas Trondalen, Brunel University, London with his dissertation on:
WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT FOR WESTERN INTELLIGENCE SERVICES TO COUNTER, DISRUPT AND DISMANTLE TERRORIST AND INSURGENT GROUPS
Rethar Schmidt, Portsmouth University with his dissertation on:
A DANGER FORESEEN IS A DANGER AVOIDED: THE ROLE AND RECOGNITION OF FUNDAMENTAL AND CONTEMPORARY SECURITY APPROACHES WITHIN SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY MANAGEMENT