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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.

Figen Murray OBE

Figen Murray is the mother of Martyn Hett, who at 29 years of age was tragically killed alongside 21 others at the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in May 2017.   Since the Manchester Arena attack, Figen has been working with the Government and the security industry to make the tangible changes that can help ensure no other family has to go through what hers has.

Nick Aldworth

Director, Risk to Resolution Ltd
​​Nick retired from a 36-year career in policing and military service in 2019.  He 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.

Karin Castro

Security Advisor, DBI – The Danish Institute for Fire and Security Technology
Karin Castro is an experienced Security Advisor with DBI – The Danish Institute for Fire and Security Technology, delivering advisory and consultancy services to private and public organisations within security risk management disciplines. She has a strong track record with client cases, R&D as well as training and development. Specialist areas include protective security and CT on strategic and tactical levels, security culture (the human factor) and security risk assessment.

Barry Palmer

Head of Safety & Security, Tate Galleries
Barry Palmer has 31 years' experience of security management within a range of sectors including hospitality, media, healthcare and is currently the head of safety and security for the Tate Galleries group. He sits on the executive boards of Tinyg as the Global lead on the safety of Public Accessible Locations and the International Committee of Museum Security. Co-Chair of the Southwark Community Security Zone and Better Bankside BID.

David James-Roll

Director, Dataminr
David James-Roll is a Director with the Corporate Solutions Practice at Dataminr. As such, he advises client-facing teams on the structures and responsibilities of corporate security functions and helps clients understand how they can best utilise the Dataminr Pulse product. Prior to joining Dataminr, David served for 14 years as a British Army officer before spending over a decade leading corporate security teams in high risk manufacturing, financial services, overseas development and real estate.

Mark Susca

Senior Terrorism Risk & Resilience Consultant, Pool Re
Mark recently joined Pool Re as a Senior Terrorism Risk & Resilience Consultant in their growing Solutions division. Supporting the team to provide bespoke information and guidance to insurance Members and their policyholders, Mark draws on his previous expertise at Manchester Airport where he held the position as Head of Operational Resilience, responsible for emergency planning, business continuity and crisis management.

Chris Stevens

Director, SIDOS UK
Chris is a director of an award-winning security consultancy. Serving 31years as a police officer, he was the original BTP CTSA for eight years, advising across the UK. Chris has experienced terrorist incidents, having been close to the 1991 St Albans explosion and then metres from the bus bomb in 2005.

Travis Frain

National Chair of the UK Counter Terrorism Youth Advisory Group
Since sustaining injuries in the Westminster Bridge terror attack, Travis has spent the years following campaigning for the rights of victims of terrorism. He co-founded the pressure group Survivors Against Terror in 2018, was awarded a Young Leaders in National Security Fellowship by the Counter Extremism Group, and is currently studying for a PhD at Edge Hill University. He currently serves as the National Chair of the Counter Terrorism Youth Advisory Group, and is a member of the advisory board of the National Emergencies Trust.

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