Hostile vehicle mitigation specialist, Heald has been shortlisted for two awards at the inaugural Counter Terror Business Awards.
The Hornsea-based company has secured nominations in two categories- ‘Outstanding Contribution to Counter Terrorism’ and ‘Perimeter Protection Award’.
Heald chosen to secure New Orleans’ historic French Quarter
Heald’s inclusion on the shortlist for these awards comes after they were recently appointed by the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security to secure the historic French Quarter of the city and protect the popular pedestrianized zone from potential attacks by hostile vehicles.
The Counter Terror Business Awards are being held to recognise the efforts of both public and private sector organisations who have made significant contributions to counter terror strategy in the UK and overseas.
On their shortlisting for the prestigious awards, Managing Director of Heald, Debbie Heald stated, “We’re delighted to have been recognised by the Counter Terror Business Awards as one of the leading organisations in the fight against hostile vehicle crime and terrorism. We are very much looking forward to the event and wish the best of luck to all of the other shortlisted companies and individuals.”
Awards to be presented at SCTX Expo 2018
The awards will be presented during the Security & Counter Terror Expo, which takes place at the Olympia exhibition center in London, from March 6th to 7th, 2018. The awards will be presented by former Defence Secretary, Retired Honorable Sir Michael Fallon, and other attendees include Julian King, European Commissioner, Security, and Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations, Metropolitan Police Service, and National Lead for Counter Terrorism Policing.