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Baroness Ruth Henig and Sue Fish join speaker line-up for The Security Institute’s Annual Conference

The Security Institute’s new president Baroness Ruth Henig CBE DL and Sue Fish (deputy chief constable for Nottinghamshire Police and national policing lead for business crime reduction) have been announced as speakers for this year’s Annual Conference.

Baroness Henig and Fish join previously announced speakers Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI (director of PRCI), Sir David Veness CBE QPM, Major General Chip Chapman CB, Brett Lovegrove MSyI (CEO of CSARN) and Sean Cunningham (operations manager for the Inkerman Group) at the event, which takes place on 22 September at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch in central London.

Baroness Henig is former chair of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). While at the SIA, the Baroness was instrumental in overseeing a regulatory overhaul and the introduction of a new and modern, fit-for-purpose regulatory regime.


Baroness Ruth Henig CBE DL

Previous high profile roles Baroness Henig has held within the security sector include chair of the Association of Police Authorities (from 1997 to 2005), after which she became the Association’s president. The Baroness was also a member of the National Criminal Justice Board from 2003 to 2005, having been awarded a CBE in 2000 for her tremendous services to policing.

Garry Evanson CSyP, The Security Institute’s chairman, said: “It’s a real pleasure for me to be able to announce that our new president is taking an active role in the life of The Security institute. With her vast insight and considerable experience of the regulatory regime within the UK, Baroness Henig will be a significant addition to this new-style conference for 2016.”

During her career with the Nottinghamshire Police, Sue Fish has had specific responsibilities for the force’s Crime Directorate, the Intelligence Directorate, scientific support, operational support and serious and organised crime. Fish is also a Gold Firearms, Public Order and CBRN commander.

“Sue is one of the most senior police officers in the country,” outlined Evanson, “and has amassed fantastic experience of all aspects of policing. We’re delighted that she will be able to join us at our conference and for the insights Sue will be able to offer us all into initiatives for reducing business crime.”

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TDSi joins CSARN’s business security and resilience network

Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has joined as the latest Member Partner of CSARN, the UK’s largest resilience and business security membership network.

CSARN is an award-winning business security and staff safety advisory service, bringing together public and private sector leaders as a not-for-profit enterprise.

The organisation proactively develops intercity business networks, between regions and countries, to ensure Best Practice and that key business connections are kept alive.

TDSi’s managing director John Davies explained: “We are delighted to be part of the CSARN network. Millions of people rely on TDSi security systems to gain secure, reliable access to installations across the globe and in all sectors. We therefore welcome the opportunity to exchange knowledge and Best Practice with other industry security experts.”

John Davies: md at TDSi

John Davies: md at TDSi

Davies added: “We’re looking forward to collaborating with new partners and keeping abreast of the most up-to-date and relevant news and events in the security industry from other network members.”

The CSARN network also offers business intelligence, educational networking events, training and specialist project management for its growing membership.

CSARN CEO Brett Lovegrove added: “TDSi is a long-established global leader in integrated access controls, and we’re delighted to welcome the company into CSARN membership. Such great expertise will be warmly welcomed by CSARN’s growing security and resilience forums.”

In conclusion, Lovegrove said: “CSARN is committed to providing the best possible education and networking opportunities for business organisations, and TDSi will provide a further enhancement to our community with its highly professional global footprint.”

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