Former Vice President Security (Large Education Group), Former British Army Officer (Airborne Forces), Senior Advisor – Resilience and Crisis Management (Emerald Solutions Group), United Kingdom & UAE
Angus is a dedicated, committed and professional ‘C’ Suite Security Executive with over 20 years of international experience in security, risk & crisis management, and general management. Has consistently produced unprecedented results with a proven track record of security-related success, often in high-risk countries. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with expansive experience in managing process improvements, change management and facilitation of multiple projects while ensuring compliance with international best practices.
As a former British Army Officer (Airborne Forces), extremely adept at keeping calm under pressure. He was responsible for overseeing the security of a large number of children (115,000+) in over 60 sites. Angus has vast experience in setting up and growing the security function in organisations and has won internal and external awards for his contribution.
As VP Security of a large education group, he was responsible for the complete security and crisis management of all People, Environment, Assets and Reputation (PEAR) by ensuring all security is appropriate, effective and measured.
As a technical expert, Angus was responsible for design, plan and implement the overall security strategy for all schools (Over 60 schools in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East), and to cascade the strategy throughout the security team. Undertake risk assessments and make recommendations to mitigate risks through preventative measures to PEAR. Angus was responsible to ensure all appropriate staff are trained in Corporate Crisis Management Planning. Provide security awareness training for key staff travelling to high-risk countries.
He has completed the Chartered Institute of International Security and Crisis Management (CiiSCM) studies at the Emergency Planning Center (York).