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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