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Andy Davis, CPP

Managing Director, Trident Manor Limited & Tal Global Corporation – MENA Region
Andy is a security risk management expert having operated within international governmental organisations and senior corporate positions around the world. After establishing Trident Manor in 2013 Andy has continued to support national and international organisations understand and manage the risks that they face. He holds a MSc. In Security & Risk Management, CPP accreditation, is a Fellow of the Security Institute and a Chartered Security Professional (CSyP). In January 2018 Andy became the Vice Chair of the ASIS Cultural Properties Council.




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Andy Williams, CPP

Senior Partner / VP Business Development & Quality Assurance, Temi Group / Safe Hotels Alliance
Andy Williams is based in Istanbul with the global security risk management company, Temi Group. Prior to this he was Head of Security for TDIC – a UAE government entity engaged in master development of new city builds and tourism infrastructure This appointment was preceded by 15 years in the hospitality industry, principally with Marriott International- Ritz Carlton as a Regional Director of Loss Prevention within covering Europe Middle East and Africa. On the vocational front, Andy served as a Regional Vice President for ASIS International; is a member of The Security Institute, The Royal Society for Promotion and a former member of the European Institute of Corporate Security Management. He has also worked in liaison with: UK government NaCTSO - The EU Council and United Nations Intelligence Crime and Justice Research Unit on projects relating to counter terrorism and is also an Advisory Board Member of CSARN.





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Axel Petri

Axel Petri

Senior Vice President Group Security Governance, Deutsche Telekom, DE
Axel Petri is responsible for assuring enterprise-wide security for the Deutsche Telekom group; spanning strategy, regulations, and control, as well as steering the group-wide cooperation of all security departments in all security domains. Deutsche Telekom’s operations cover fixed and mobile network infrastructure and cloud solutions for consumers, businesses and the public sector in more than 50 countries.


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Barrie Millett

Head of Group Security, Wesleyan Group, UK
Barrie became Head of Group Security for Wesleyan in Jan 2017 where he has developed and implemented a new function and strategic approach for Security – cyber and physical, BCP and Data Protection. Joining Wesleyan after 8 with EON UK as Head of Resilience and 5 years with GE in senior regional resilience roles. Prior to his corporate roles Barrie was a consultant providing risk management leadership to a variety of corporations across the globe. Barrie started his career as a Royal Marines Commando serving with 40 Commando RM and HQ Commando Forces. Barrie is Honorary President ASIS UK Chapter.





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Ben Suurd, CPP

Regional Head of Security Europe / AMESA, Reckitt Benckiser, NL
Ben Suurd is a Global Corporate Security Manager Europe at Reckitt Benckiser. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategic security programs and processes designed to protect Reckitt Benckiser employees, products and assets. These efforts include policy development; physical and operational security; crisis management/business continuity; supply chain security; brand protection; travel safety and security; executive protection and liaison with international, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

Ben is well known within the security community as former Board Member and Young Professionals Liaison Officer of the ASIS International Benelux Chapter as an active member of the CSO Center, and as Secretary for the YP council of ASIS International. He has previously worked within several companies and for the Dutch Government, most recently as an Information Security Officer at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.


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Bianca Zonne, PCI

Security Manager, TomTom
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Carl Erickson, CPP

CISO, Philips Lighting, NL
Carl Erickson is the CISO of Philips Lighting, the #1 Lighting and Lighting Solutions company in the world. Carl previously held roles with Royal Dutch Philips across two separate periods, most recently as Senior Director of Threat Management within the global Information Security Office. In between, he worked as a Counterintelligence Agent assigned to NATO, specializing in cyber threats and investigations. During his time with NATO, he deployed twice to Afghanistan and worked the full spectrum of Counterintelligence activities

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Dr. Christoph Rojahn

Christoph Rojahn (Dr.)

Director, Forensic Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CEE/CIS
Dr. Christoph Rojahn is a Director with the Forensic department of a Big4 advisory firm, specializing in complex and multi-jurisdictional investigations. He is a graduate of the universities of Oxford, Birmingham and Munich as well as the ASIS/Wharton Program for Security Executives. He was previously responsible for internal investigations and security threat monitoring of one of the world's largest financial services providers.

Dr. Rojahn has worked for several specialized consultancy firms as well as a German intelligence service and has lectured and published extensively on issues including investigations, intelligence and terrorism.


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Christoph Teuber

Head of Group Security, Swiss Re
Christoph Teuber heads Group Security of Swiss Re and joined the company three years ago. Before he was leading a unit in physical security in a global banking company, worked in the client management and risk engineering at Swiss Re. He holds a master in forensic sciences and criminology of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.




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Craig Gundry, PSP

Lead Instructor, Anti-Terrorism Programs, S2 Safety & Intelligence Institute
Craig Gundry is the Vice President of Special Projects for Critical Intervention Services (CIS) and S2 Institute’s lead instructor for anti-terrorism and targeted violence mitigation. Mr. Gundry is responsible for directing CIS security and emergency management consulting and training projects pertaining to terrorism, critical infrastructure security, and targeted violence risk mitigation. Mr. Gundry is also the architect of the Guardian SafeSchool Program® and CIS Anti-Terrorism Officer Division.

Craig Gundry is the Vice President of Special Projects for Critical Intervention Services (CIS) and S2 Institute’s lead instructor for anti-terrorism and targeted violence mitigation. Mr. Gundry is responsible for directing CIS security and emergency management consulting and training projects pertaining to terrorism, critical infrastructure security, and targeted violence risk mitigation. Mr. Gundry is also the architect of the Guardian SafeSchool Program® and CIS Anti-Terrorism Officer Division.

Prior to joining CIS and the S2 Institute in 1999, Mr. Gundry was the President of Palladium Media Group, a company specializing in training and consulting on explosive, chemical, and biological terrorism. Mr. Gundry's expertise in the mitigation of targeted violence began in 1991 as a specialist in force protection and anti-terrorism with the United States Army.

Mr. Gundry is the author of the acclaimed Bomb Countermeasures for Security Professionals CD-ROM and has published numerous articles, manuals, and papers on security design and preparedness for acts of terrorism and targeted violence. Mr. Gundry is also a frequent consultant on issues relating to terrorism, targeted violence, and weapons of mass destruction and has provided expert commentary for numerous media organizations including BBC, CNN, and Fox News Network.

As an instructor, Mr. Gundry has been training security, police, and emergency responders in terrorism-related issues for over 18 years. Some examples of his clients include the US Capitol Police, US Central Command, US Department of Justice, US Special Operations Command, Azerbaijan Ministry of National Security, Iraqi Ministry of Interior, European Commission (EU), European External Action Service (EU), Federal Bureau of Prisons, Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Government of the Netherlands, Government of Oman, Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Saudi Arabian National Guard, and UAE Critical National Infrastructure Authority (CNIA). In addition to private clients, his previous public students have included over 3,000 security professionals, facility managers, military personnel, police officers, and federal officials from over 40 nations.


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Daniela Valenti

Global Project Manager, Pyramid Temi Group, IT
Daniela Valenti, born in New York (NY), is dual nationality USA and Italian. She has been a member of Pyramid staff since 1995 where she has progressed through the full range of corporate intelligence and security matters.

Since 2012 she has been the head of Pyramid Temi Group, Travel Risk Management, Global Projects, coordinating travel security, of both public and privately owned multinationals, operating in complex environments. She has consolidated experience in managing, and troubleshooting, operations across Asia and Africa, and has assisted large corporations in the development of their TRM Departments.

She is a member of ASIS.






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Declan Garrett (Dr.)

Head of Security, Louvre Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Garrett is a Doctor of Security Risk Management and Head of the Security Unit of Louvre Abu Dhabi. He is a member of ASIS Cultural Properties Council and chairs their Museum Committee. He is experienced within all aspects of the private security sector and training and education. Particularly, he is a thought leader on private security career paths, museum security and security management and is a published author. Dr Garrett is Director of Academic Research at the Security Institute of Ireland and chairs the Board of Governors for Academic Standards and has worked on projects internationally professionalizing the private security sector.




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Eduard Emde, CPP

ASIS Europe 2018 Conference Chair, Head of the Health, Safety and Security Section, ESA (European Space Agency), NL
Eduard J. Emde, CPP, is with the European Space Agency at the European Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. In the year 2012 he was the first non U.S. President of ASIS International.

Eduard Emde has more than 25-years’ experience in security and security risk management. Previously, he served as Corporate Security Capability and Development Manager for Shell. Mr. Emde was Manager Consultancy Services with Interseco (now Pinkerton) in The Hague. He’s also served as a security consultant with KPMG's Forensic & Integrity Services and as vice president, group security with ABN AMRO Bank.

Eduard Emde has served on the boards of various associations in the field of risk management and security, including the Dutch Society for Risk Management and OSAC Netherlands. A member of ASIS International since 1990, he has served on the Board of Directors 2006-2013, as Regional Vice President in Europe and as board member and Chair of the Benelux Chapter. Eduard Emde has also served as a trainer for CPP review courses.

He received a master’s degree in Organisational Analysis & Behaviour from Lancaster University in the UK and degrees in Business Administration and Dutch Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He holds CPP and CISSP certifications.


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Elsine van Os

CEO and Founder, Signpost Six
Elsine van Os, Founder and CEO of Signpost Six, is a Clinical Psychologist and Intelligence and Security Expert. Elsine has worked on high profile assignments for the Dutch Ministry of Defense and Shell International, where she held global responsibility for security threat assessments and management on country, asset and individual levels.

Elsine has worked in various capacities in over 50 countries (often high-risk regions such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria and Colombia). In her work, she has designed, developed and executed methodologies to develop management team members’ and employees’ security consciousness and risk assessment skills. Elsine founded Signpost Six to teach professionals how to use these skills effectively, but also how to be able to identify ‘signposts’ that could potentially lead to adverse impacts on an organisation. This is an integral part of Signpost Six’s Insider Risk program.



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Erik de Vries, CPP

Owner, DutchRisk, NL
Erik de Vries, CPP is owner/director of DutchRisk, partner in European Security Academy and Senior Regional Vice President of ASIS Group 9 (Europe). He is also a member of the ASIS International Crisis Management & Business Continuity Council.

He advises, trains and coaches many board level crisis teams - varying from multinationals to SME’s - to be prepared for crises through challenging scenario-based exercises.

Erik has more than eighteen years of experience in the crisis & security profession, including thirteen years of experience conducting CPP certification courses.

He coaches security managers and management teams as a strictly independent consultant.





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Eva Mueller

Senior HR Business Partner, EU Corp OPS, Amazon
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Fabrice Moscheni

Managing Director, FASTCOM Technology SA
Fabrice Moscheni is the Managing Director of FASTCOM Technology SA. Fabrice holds a Phd degree from the Swiss Polytechnical School in Lausanne and a senior MBA from IMD.
At FASTCOM, Fabrice leads the business unit focusing on access control solutions. In particular, this encompasses the development and commercialization of the SMACS product line. The SMACS enables to implement a multi-flow access control into a single mantrap. Many renowned companies around the world are using SMACS. Designed to seamlessly integrate into your infrastructure, it maintains high levels of security and adapts to the business requirements. SMACS is compatible with security norms such as PCI-CP and AEO. Typical applications include datacenters, high security production zones and R&D laboratories.




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Florian Haacke

Florian Haacke

Head of Group Security, Innogy, DE
CSO / Head of Group Security innogy SE since April 2016. From 2013 – 2016 CSO / Head of Group Security RWE AG. From 2007 to 2013 he was CSO of METRO GROUP and prior to this he held senior Security Management positions at Deutsche Post DHL. Master degree in Security and Risk Management from University of Leicester, UK. Lieutenant Colonel (res) of the German Armed Forces.


Honorary appointments: Member of the Board of the Security Association in North Rhine-Westphalia; Member of the working group Cyber Security/Security of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), member of the advisory board of the scientific research project “IT security in critical infrastructures”, lecturer for strategic steering of Corporate Security organizations at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and European Business School. Editor of the online service “www.sicherheitsmelder.de” of Richard Boorberg publishing company.





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Gal Messinger

Gal Messinger

Head of Global Security, Philips Lighting, NL
Gal Messinger is a visionary leader with over 35 years of security expertise
At STMicroelectronics, he was a CSO for 13 years, dealing with Risk Management, Physical and Logistics Security, Brand Protection, Product Security, Business Continuity and Crisis Response, as well as Business and Competitive Intelligence.

Now at Philips Lighting, he is a CSO of a centralised security department which includes cyber domain.

Gal served in the Israeli Security Forces for 23 years and holds a
BA and MA in studies in International Relations from the (Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


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Glenn Schoen

CEO, Boardroom@Crisis
Glenn Schoen (1963) is a security management and terrorism specialist and CEO of Boardroom@Crisis. An American with Dutch roots, he has deep years international experience starting with political science studies (BA, MA, post-Graduate) through law enforcement, analysis, consulting and management. This includes previous positions at G4S Risk Advisory, Ernst & Young, TranSecur and International Security Management in the course of which he served several hundred clients. He has engaged in terrorism research, analysis, counter-measures and policy studies for over 30 years.

Current and past activities aside from ASIS, UNICRI and OSAC (Country Chair, Netherlands) include volunteer work at the White House and lecturing at Georgetown University’s Continuing Studies Program (1996-2007). Mr. Schoen regularly shares his insights with the media (over 1000 interviews) and professional forums. He lives in The Hague, The Netherlands with his wife and two children.

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Graham Bassett

Managing Director, GBRUK Ltd, UK
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Ibrahim Bulut

Senior Security Consultant, ALLSECCON Security Consultancy, BE
Ibrahim Bulut is an experienced safety & security consultant with a Master in Economics and Qualifications in Safety. His expertise is situated in the domain of safety (Compliance, Risk Analysis & Management and security (Total & Integrated Security Risk Management). His career started as a safety & security manager for the distribution centres of NV IKEA Distribution BENELUX SA. From 2009 till 2015 he was a security consultant at Optimit where he was responsible for providing consulting in the domains of risk analysis, strategy & planning, security design, organisational procedures and instructions, tendering process, project management, training and audit. From 2015 till 2017 he was the Business Development Manager for Meyvaert Glass Engineering worldwide securing the most valuable art works with bespoke showcases. Now he will return to the security industry as a senior security consultant.




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James Brandon

Director Geopolitical Intelligence, Falanx Assynt
James has headed Falanx Assynt’s security and political risk forecasting unit since 2016. He previously worked for various political and security risk consulting firms, including Control Risks, Maplecroft and IHS Janes. He has an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and has lived and worked in a range of countries, including Iraq, Yemen, Qatar and Singapore. He is also a regular commentator on international media, and has appeared on CNN, Al-Jazeera, BBC, Sky News and others.




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Jason Dibley

Technical Director, QCC Global, UK
Jason Dibley is the technical director of QCC Global Ltd, the largest global TSCM provider, serving large commercial and government entities. He has been active in countering espionage operations for the last 20 years and constantly evolves new procedures and solutions for emerging surveillance threats. He is security cleared and is a founder member of the Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Institute (TSCMi) and a advisory board member of the ERiI (Espionage Research Institute International) both bodies of excellence within the TSCM industry.




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Jeroen Wildenbeest

CTO, DigiNova
Jeroen is co-founder and CTO at DigiNova, and a (tele-)robotics expert. He is responsible for the development and implementation of DigiNova’s robotic systems, which offer full services solutions in the hospitality and care domain. Prior, he developed remote handling solutions in the nuclear field, and he was responsible for the development and implementation of robot Rose, a service robot to assist elderly and people with impairments in activities of daily living. Jeroen holds a MSc degrees in mechanical engineering, and is awaiting his PhD degree in the field of (tele-)robotics, both from the Delft University of Technology.




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Jo Day, CPP

Regional Loss Prevention Manager, Amazon, UK
Jo Day, CPP, Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Amazon. I have been working at Amazon for almost 4 years and I cover eight sites across the North of England and Scotland. I am the subject matter expert on all things relating to the training & development of the LP team and am currently supporting a group of Loss Prevention Specialists in studying for their CPO exam.
I have over 20 years’ experience in the Loss Prevention Industry having worked with some of the big high street names.





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John Flanderhijn

Sr. Director Marketing Strategy & Business Development, Johnson Controls
John works as Director Marketing Strategy & Business development for Johnson Controls, the world leader in integrated building security, fire safety, controls and services solutions. Tyco Integrated Fire & Security which recently merged and rebranded into Johnson Controls in 2016, has supported the ASIS Europe events as the top sponsor every year since 2007. John has over 24 years of experience and has a strong knowledge of the physical and operational security solutions, business intelligence and supply chain efficiencies within the international security and retailing industry. He is member of ASIS.

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John Petruzzi, CPP

Vice President of Integrated Security Solutions, G4S Americas
John Petruzzi, Jr. CBCP, CISM, CPP, currently holds the position of Vice President of Integrated Security Solutions for G4S Americas. John’s department is responsible for providing a seamless customer experience from an initial risk assessment to a fully deployed technology and staffing solution designed to meet each customer’s specific needs
John has extensive security industry experience with in-depth expertise in implementing risk-based security programs, deploying technology enhancements, and managing organizational resiliency programs within Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, John managed the international operations of a large security services firm where he focused on organizational engagements to corporate partners providing services in the physical security, investigations and regulatory compliance space.
John holds a Bachelors in Information Security Management and an Associates in Criminal Justice and also served in the United States Marine Corps as a Non-commissioned Officer. John is an active industry volunteer and is currently the Secretary of ASIS International’s (ASIS) Board of Directors.


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Laura Poderys

Business Continuity Manager, Group Physical Security, Danske Bank
Laura Poderys works as Business Continuity Manager for Danske Bank, one of the biggest banks in the Nordic Region. Her work is focused on helping the bank to increase its business resilience. She has extensive experience in consulting demanding clients such as Swiss governmental institutions, EU agencies, and private companies in resilience building and disaster risk management. Laura also led ISO standardization work on business resilience in Denmark. She is a speaker at various international conferences and meetings for both the private sector and academia. Laura has MA degree in Comparative and International Studies from ETH Zurich.

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Letitia Emeana, CPP, PSP

Senior Physical Security Manager, Amazon
Letitia is a Senior Physical Security Professional with over 12 years in the Security Industry having been in Senior Security Management roles with particular expertise in developing security frameworks for the Security Design and Security Installation of new buildings, Government protection requirements including hostile vehicle mitigation and information security requirements relating to physical security measures.
She now heads up the Physical Security & Loss Prevention elements for European Launches for all new operational sites for Amazon. She is the Board representative for Physical Security in the Women in Security Society (UK), a member of the UK ASIS Chapter and Certified with PSP and CPP, being certified and with a wealth of experience Letitia regularly speaks at Industry events and champions the diversity in security along with personal and skills development and what this brings to the profession.





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Lynn de Vries, CPP

Partner, DutchRisk, NL
Lynn de Vries CPP is a partner in DutchRisk, advising and supporting clients to balance their risks with their security ambition. As liaison for Women in Security in the Benelux chapter and member of the Leadership and Management Practices council, she is an active ASIS volunteer.

Lynn holds a degree in accountancy and has nearly twenty years experience in the security industry. This includes several operational roles in G4S - from Prisons and Aviation security to Oil & Gas and currently as advisor and trainer of DutchRisk clients. She combines security management with business management skills to achieve results in both disciplines.





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Prof Martin Gill

Martin Gill (Prof.)

Director, Perpetuity Research, UK
Professor Martin Gill is a criminologist and Director of Perpetuity Research. Martin has published widely (14 books including the second edition of the 'Handbook' of Security' published in 2014). He is a Fellow of The Security Institute and a member of the Company of Security Professionals .

Martin is a member and a Trustee of the ASIS Foundation Board, he was also formerly Chair of the ASIS Research Council and remains a member, as well as an overseas representative on the ASIS International Academic and Training Programs Committee. In 2010 he was recognised by the BSIA with a special award for ‘outstanding service to the security sector’. In 2013 IFSEC placed him in the top 40 most influential fire and security experts in the world.


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Michael Foynes

Senior Director of Global Operations, Global Security, Microsoft
Michael Foynes, Senior Director of Global Operations, oversees physical security and life-safety covering: Virtual Security Operations Center (VSOC), field operations services for global campuses, global incident management governance and response, Global Security business continuity, travel security, Retail Loss Prevention (Store & Online) and High Value Asset (HVA) security and secure transportation.

As Director of Global Operations for Microsoft Global Security, Michael Foynes is responsible for strategic development of regional teams, process, programs and initiatives. Leveraging the Virtual Security Operations Center (VSOC) his team supports development, incubation and demonstration of Microsoft and Microsoft Partner technologies in delivering comprehensive and cost-effective physical security solutions on a global scale. He is also responsible for Global Security Operations Digital Transformation; enabling new technologies, processes and operating models to positively impact Microsoft business objectives globally.

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Mike Howard

Chief Security Officer, Microsoft
Mike Howard, Chief Security Officer for Microsoft, holds global responsibility for physical security including; operations, investigations, crisis management, executive protection, technology, intelligence, and communications.
Mike led development of Microsoft’s Global Security Operations Centers, which oversee monitoring and response, which became a leading industry model. He is currently leading the transition to Virtual Security Operation Centers, leveraging cloud and mobility. Mike contributes through the following industry organizations: ASIS CSO Center Advisory Board, Past President; U.S. State Department Overseas Security Advisory Council; International Security Management Association, Past President; and the Security Industry Association, Board of Directors. Mike spent 22 years with the Central Intelligence Agency.




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Mike Hurst

Director, HJA, UK
Mike Hurst has spent almost thirty years in the security and fire profession, twenty-five of which have been as a specialist recruitment consultant with HJA Fire and Security where he is a director, dealing with a wide range of clients and roles. He is Vice Chairman of the UK Chapter of ASIS International and serves on its European Advisory Council. He is also currently a Member of the BSI GW/3 Committee. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals and was awarded the ASIS President’s Award of Merit for his services to security in the UK and Europe.





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Nicolas Le Saux, CPP

CEO, ATAO SAS & UNIPROTECT, FR
Nicolas Le Saux past experience includes a partnership at Accenture and several senior risk management positions. He is a board member of USP the French private security professional organization and serves as ASIS European Advisory Council Chairman for Europe. He has been appointed by the Interior Ministry as a member of the licensing and control commission of the Private Security Regulatory Body (CNAPS). He holds a reserve commission as a senior officer in the French Army, specializing in high level security and policing issues and also served as a professional soldier. He has a PhD in public law, is CPP certified. He runs a security group among the top 30 French security companies with subsidiaries in guarding, security consulting and training.





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Peter French, CPP

CEO, SSR Personnel
Peter French CPP is CEO SSR® Personnel who are the leading consultancy in the field of security, permanent or interim placement. SSR® have partnered with ASIS Europe to produce an annual salary survey. Peter has lead a number of initiatives to develop awareness with future business leaders as to the performance and contribution they should expect from the security risk function and impact on a corporation’s performance.


A Fellow of the Security Institute and Past Master and former Trustee of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals. He helped establish the Security Benevolent Fund that supports welfare requests from those are / have been employed in the security profession. For 15 years Peter has been a volunteer leader for ASIS Europe. In 2010 he was appointed a Member of the British Empire for his work with Charity.




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Rinske Geerlings

Managing Director, Business As Usual, AU
Rinske is an expert in Business Continuity Planning (BCP), InfoSec, Risk Management and Disaster Recovery (DR) consultancy and training, with key focus on making simple, practical BCPs that are easy to maintain, test and 'sell' across all levels of an organization. She has trained over 1,000 people globally and presented in front of over 10,000 conference delegates. Rinske’s experience includes Banking, IT, Manufacturing, Transport, Government, Hospitality, Education, Logistics, Retail, Legal, Insurance and related industries - in permanent as well as consulting roles. She is a certified PECB ISO trainer, including ISO27001 (Information Security, ISO31000 (Risk Management), ISO28000 (Supply Chain Security) and ISO22301 (Business Continuity). Her company Business As Usual (www.businessasusual.net.au) has successfully competed against the Big Four, achieving major projects across Europe, Australasia, Latin America and Africa.





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Roger Warwick, CPP

CEO, Pyramid Temi Group, IT
Roger has 35 years experience in security. He is the CEO of Pyramid Temi Group, a Security & Investigations company, specialised in Travel Risk Management, based in Italy, the Chairman of Temi Group International Verein, an International S&I consultancy, a certified ISO 27001 and 28000 Lead Auditor and Security Management Systems Skill Examiner. He has pioneered the involvement of ASIS in International Security Standards and received the ASIS Presidential Award of Merit for the provision of information to leadership and the encouragement of member involvement in the development of International Security Standards. He is a consultant to ISO, CEN, UNI and the European Commission on security matters. He is the Chair of the EU Liaison Sub Committee.





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Saul Shanagher

Director, beTravelwise
Saul Shanagher is founding Director of beTravelwise, a boutique company providing travel safety training and education to help organisations with their travel risk management. He developed a flair for travel safety training working for International SOS and Control Risks, first as a regional training manager and then as their global head of travel security training. This field perfectly combines his passions for travel, training and security. He developed a deep understanding of risk management and training to mitigate risk during an extensive security and military career. Leading youth volunteers on jungle expeditions taught him to make risk-related training more accessible and engaging.




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Scott Klososky

Founding Partner, Future Point of View, US
Throughout his career, Scott Klososky has been on the forefront of technology and industry. He is renowned globally for his ability to recognise and capitalise on future trends regarding the ways technology is shaping business and our world. He is currently invested in guiding leaders through the digital transformation.

Scott is the founder and principle of technology consulting firm Future Point of View and regularly advises C-suite executives. Through Future Point of View, he works with organisations of different sizes and industries to assess and improve their digital maturity.

Scott has developed the innovative concept of HUMALOGY®, the blending of technology and humanity. Humalogy provides a framework on how leaders can best balance technology and human effort to make processes more efficient and effective.




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Scott Stewart

Vice President of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Scott Stewart supervises Stratfor's analysis of terrorism and security issues. Before joining Stratfor, he was a special agent with the U.S. State Department for 10 years and was involved in hundreds of terrorism investigations. Mr. Stewart was the lead State Department investigator assigned to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the follow-up New York City bomb plot. He also led a team of American agents assisting the Argentine investigation of the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires. As protective intelligence coordinator for Dell, he served as a member of Michael Dell's executive protective team. He has also consulted on terrorism issues for the Texas Department of Public Safety.




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Steve Soar

Commercial Director EMEA, Darktrace
Steve Soar is a member of the Darktrace management team. Prior to joining Darktrace, Steve held a number of senior positions in UK Government, and has detailed insight into the global cyber threat landscape. Steve has in-depth experience in assisting global companies address their most complicated cyber challenges. Notably, Steve has extensive experience in the corporate, financial and legal sectors.




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Stuart Eustace, CPP

Global Lead Risk, Security & Crisis Management, pladis, UK
Leaving high school at 16 with basic qualifications, Stuart began his career 1999 with 7 years’ service in the British Military before naturally falling into the high-risk protection industry at the start of 2006. Working as an operator in various troubled locations around the world, Stuart embarked on a journey to further educate himself in the field of security and risk management. He obtained the ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) designation in 2013 and added the Physical Security Professional (PSP®) certification in 2017.

Over time, Stuart gained experience in security risk management consulting and joined Control Risks as Lead Consultant to a major mining organisation in West Africa, before a move to the United Kingdom from Spain in 2015 saw Stuart join United Biscuits as Group Security Manager.

Since that time, United Biscuits has become a member of the pladis family and Stuart became the Global Head of Risk, Security & Crisis Management for the pladis organisation, the position he occupies today. Stuart has a busy life with a young family and a demanding day job spanning a global estate represented in over 112 countries across the world, yet continues to find the time to strive to better his own and others in the industries experience, knowledge and level of education by leading the ASIS UK Young Professionals initiative.


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Theo Stevens, CPP

Senior Security Officer, NN Group Corporate Security & Investigations, NL
Theo Stevens currently works for NN Group and is worldwide responsible for business continuity management , personal & physical security and the executive protection programme.

He has over 35 years of experience in the field of crisis and security management in several countries.
He also is a motivational speaker and teacher who loves to share information, always with a smile!





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Thomas Vonier, CPP

President, The American Institute of Architects, FR
Thomas Vonier is a consulting architect with offices in Paris and Washington DC. His work supports public and private clients with global business, industrial and hospitality operations. He also assists municipalities and public agencies with security improvements for urban spaces. He was international professional advisor for the federal Triangle program in Washington DC and authored "Urban Security," a comparative study of security approaches in Paris and other major metropolises.

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Tom Raftery

Global VP, Futurist, and Internet of Things Evangelist, SAP
Tom Raftery is a Global Vice President for multinational software corporation SAP, an adjunct professor at the Instituto Internacional San Telmo, and a board advisor for a number of start-ups.
Before joining SAP, Tom worked as an independent industry analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech and as a Futurist for Gerd Leonhardt’s Futures Agency.
Tom has a very strong background in technology and social media having worked in the industry since 1991. He is the co-founder of an Irish software development company, a social media consultancy, and is co-founder and director of hyper energy-efficient data center Cork Internet eXchange – the data centre with the lowest latency connection between Europe and North America.
Tom also worked as an Analyst for industry analyst firm RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice for over 7 years. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and RetailEverywhere.com.




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Volker Wagner

Vice President Security, BASF Group, DE
Volker Wagner is Vice President Security at BASF Group. Since 2014 his focus is on the development and implementation of security strategies for the German economic community. In this respect he is chairman of the German Association for Security in Industry and Commerce (ASW)) and board member of its regional branch in North Rhine-Westphalia (VSW-NW). Additionally he was appointed to the board of the Subcommittee on Economic Protection of the Federation of the German Industry (BDI) from 2011 to 2016.

Internationally he is engaged in ASIS International where he is member of the European Advisory Council, CSO Roundtable, commission member of the ASIS strategic initiative on Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) and chairman of the European Convergence Subcommittee. He attended the Federal College for Security Studies in Berlin and he holds a business management degree. A total of more than 20 years of management experience in various fields including Business Security at Deutsche Telekom AG.

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