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Philip Ingram MBE

Journalist – Security & Intelligence Specialist
Philip Ingram MBE BSc MA GCLI is a widely published journalist, specialising in the security and intelligence arenas, who has built on a long and senior career in British Military Intelligence, with years of experience in all aspects of intelligence and security as well as strategic planning.

Simon Bachelor

C/Insp NPCC Counter Drones, Legislation and Policy lead, Home Office Counter Drones Unit 
Simon is a Chief Inspector in the Metropolitan Police Service working for the National Police Chiefs Council Counter Drones Lead, BTP Chief Constable Lucy D’Orsi. He has nearly 30 years policing experience across a variety of roles. 

David Eldridge

Sales Director - Chess Dynamics
David joined Chess in 2015 as technical manager for land and security products and was appointed sales director 2017, where he is responsible for naval, land and security systems. David obtained his electronics qualifications with GEC-Marconi. On secondment as a flight trials engineer supporting the introduction into service of the Tornado aircraft then later as a systems design engineer.

Robert Garbett

Founder and Chief Executive, Drone Major Group
Robert Garbett is an ex-army entrepreneur who in 2007 left the military as a Major following injury in service. He recovered sufficiently to embark on a new career in software development and cyber security, eventually focusing on the fast growth drone industry, which has utilised the skillset he built during his military career.

Richard Gill

The UK Drone Association / CEO of Drone Defence
Richard Gill is an accomplished record-breaking and award-winning technology innovator, entrepreneur, drone expert, public speaker and commercial industry professional. Richard’s former life as an officer in the British Armed Forces brought exposure to the benefits of Drones in operational theatres around the world, whilst also highlighting some of the challenges

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