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Event Management Security - Agenda

Session 1

10:00 Welcome by event host Philip Ingram MBE
10.07 Setting the Scene: Martyn’s Law & new legislation for Public Places
Figen Murray / with contribution from Nick Aldworth, Former National CT Coordinator, CT Policing
10.19 Deter, Detect, Delay; the Security Officers role in protecting the public
Rick Mounfield, Chief Executive, The Security Institute
10.27 Inside the workings of event security & effective strategy management
Gary Simpson, Director of Security, ASM Global
10.35 Headline sponsor presentation
Evolv Technology
10.43 Interactive Poll 1
10.45 Q&A Session

Session 2

11.15 The latest in high security perimeter protection
Paul Jeffrey, Chairman, Perimeter Security Suppliers Association
11.23 Sponsor Presentation
John Downie, Visual Management Systems
11.31 How to maintain venue operations after terror incidents
David Stewart, Managing Director, Taynuilt Associates
11.38 Interactive Poll 2
11.40 Q&A Session 2
12.00 Panel Discussion & Round-up
12.30 Event Close
Timings are subject to change

Speakers

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.

Figen Murray

Figen Murray is the mother of Martyn Hett, who at 29 years of age was tragically killed in the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in May 2017.  Figen is now committed to her mission of promoting peace, kindness and tolerance in Martyn’s memory, while also working towards tangible changes that can help ensure no other family has to go through what hers did.

Rick Mounfield

Chief Executive, The Security Institute
Rick is one of only 172 Security Specialists in the world to be awarded the highest accolade of Chartered Security Professional (CSyP) and he was admitted to the register in recognition of his strategic and operational capability in Protective (Physical and Personnel) security and Close Protection risk management.

David Stewart

Managing Director, Taynuilt Associates Ltd
David is a former police Chief Superintendent who, during his service, led on two of the four UK Counter Terrorism Strategy elements for Scotland’s largest police force. On leaving the police, David took up a senior role within the security function for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He then spent two years in Qatar as a Director for the International Centre for Sport Security leading on a World Cup-related project. David subsequently spent 15 months as Senior Security Consultant and Interim Director of Security for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Paul Jeffrey

Chairman, Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA)
Paul Jeffrey was a founding Director of the Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) serving as its Chairman for the last 2 years. He has a background of over 27 years in vehicle access control and hostile vehicle mitigation and ran one of the first businesses to start impact testing products in the UK.

John Downie

Sales Director, Visual Management Systems Ltd
With over 30 years’ experience in the security industry, starting out as an apprentice and progressing to Sales Director, John has a wealth of industry knowledge in Video over IP, CCTV, integrated security systems software and video analytics.  

Gary Simpson

Director of Security, ASM Global
Gary joined ASM Global in 2018 to support the business in creating amazing experiences grounded in world class security. Responsible for developing and implementing ASM Global’s European Security Strategy, Gary works closely with event venue teams and is involved in every aspect of making ASM Global’s arenas, stadiums, conference & exhibition centres and theatres safe and secure

Nick Aldworth

Director, Risk to Resolution Ltd
Following a 36-year career in policing and the military, Nick finished his career as a Detective Chief Superintendent in Counter Terrorism Policing where he held the role of National Coordinator (Protect and Prepare). He led the operational protective security responses to the London 2017 terrorist attacks and prior to that was the Chief Inspector of policing and security operations at the UK Parliament. Most of his career was spent in uniformed operations and included EOD search and VIP protection as well as leading armed response teams in London.

Anil Chitkara

Co-Founder, Evolv Technology
Anil co-founded Evolv in 2013 after losing a friend in 9/11 and then experiencing a near miss when a bomb exploded at the Boston Marathon. Under his leadership and an ecosystem of innovators, Evolv develops purpose-built screening technology applying sensors, software and data to achieve the mission of making the world a safe place to live, work, learn and play.

Nathan Bailey

Sales Director, EMEA - Evolv Technology
For twenty plus years, Nathan Bailey has been a recognised leader in the security sector. From a young inspired engineer working on vehicle explosives detection systems to running a company providing the best technology to combat contraband and weapons from entering prisons and courts, Nathan has never wavered from the mission of keeping people safe.

*Speakers are subject to possible change – please come back regularly for updates