Baroness Ruth Henig
Bill Fox is a leading specialist in the prevention and management of conflict and violence Security Institute Deputy Chairman Andrew Nicholls MSyI announced today that Bill Fox has joined the list of big name speakers at the Security Institute 2016 Annual Conference at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch on Thursday 22nd September. Bill Fox, Maybo Founder & Executive Chairman, is a leading specialist in the prevention and management of conflict and violence. For over 20 years Bill has helped organisations assess and reduce risks to staff and the people they serve, and contributed to the development of national standards and qualifications. Understanding of challenges Bill understands the challenges faced by security professionals and has advised the SIA, NHS and Awarding Organisations on competencies, qualifications and employer guidance. He has worked extensively in the most challenging of areas including licensed retail, events, hospitals and retail settings. Nicholls said "We are absolutely thrilled that Bill is joining our already strong line-up of speakers for this year's conference. Delegates are going to enjoy a truly informative, topical and interesting day with some of the leading lights of the security world." Strong speaker line-up Bill joins previously announced speakers Major General Chip Chapman CB a terrorism analyst/commentator; Sean Cunningham OBE Group Operations Manager for the Inkerman Group; Lord Evans of Weardale KCB DL Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute; Sue Fish OBE QPM Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police; Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI Director of Perpetuity Research; Baroness Ruth Henig CBE President of the Security Institute; Dr Karin von Hippel Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute; Brett Lovegrove FSyI Chief Executive of the City Security and Resilience Network (CSARN); Neil Robertson Group Head of Security at Unilever; Sir David Veness CBE formerly Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police. Save Save
Baroness Ruth Henig has considerable experience of the regulatory regime within the UK Security Institute President Ruth Henig joins previously announced speakers Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI; Sir David Veness CBE QPM; Major General Chip Chapman CB who is a regular analyst/commentator on terrorism, radicalisation, government Counter-Terrorist policies and Middle East strategies; Brett Lovegrove MSyI the Chief Executive of CSARN - the City Security and Resilience Network - and Sean Cunningham former Head of the New Scotland Yard Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Unit who is now Group Operations Manager for the Inkerman Group. Security industry experience Baroness Ruth is former Chair of the Security Industry Authority. Whilst at the SIA she was instrumental in overseeing a regulatory overhaul and the introduction of a new and modern, fit-for-purpose regulatory regime. Previous high profile roles Baroness Henig has held in the Security sector include Chair of the Association of Police Authorities from 1997 to 2005, after which she became the Association's president. She was also a member of the National Criminal Justice Board from 2003 to 2005. Lady Henig was awarded a CBE for services to policing in 2000. Garry Evanson, Security Institute 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 she will be a significant addition to this new-style conference".
Baroness Henig was awarded a CBE for services to policing in 2000 The Security Institute has started 2016 by announcing a new President. Succeeding Lord Alex Carlile at the head of the organisation from the 2016 AGM in April is former Security Industry Authority Chair, Baroness Ruth Henig. Whilst at the SIA Baroness Henig was instrumental in overseeing a regulatory overhaul and the introduction of a new and modern, fit-for-purpose regulatory regime. Previous high profile roles Baroness Henig has held in the security sector include Chair of the Association of Police Authorities from 1997 to 2005, after which she became the Association's President. She was also a member of the National Criminal Justice Board from 2003 to 2005. Baroness Henig was awarded a CBE for services to policing in 2000. Announcing the appointment, Security Institute Chairman Garry Evanson said "We are delighted that we have been able to invite an industry heavyweight to be our President moving ahead into what I'm certain will be future steady growth across all areas of Institute activity. Baroness Henig, through her work with the SIA, has been instrumental in shaping the security sector and her vast experience and wise counsel comes at a welcome time for the Institute as it focuses on new horizons".