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John Davies

Managing Director, TDSi

A graduate in Chemistry from University of London, John Davies began his working life at British Aerospace Military Aircraft Group in 1979. In 1981 he moved to Litton Industries Inc. and worked in Japan, Singapore and USA, in 1993 he established a business in Malaysia for a Canadian environmental services company, and in 1997 on return to the UK took up a directorship at Zellweger Analytics and moved to a telecom software start-up in 1999.

John joined TDSi in 2003 when it was owned by Norbain SD Limited and led the management buyout in February 2005. TDSi manufactures electronic access control and integrated security systems. Export sales have grown from 25% of the business to 40+%.

John is active with the BSIA (British Security Industry Association) having been Chairman of the Export Council and is also an industry representative on the Security Sector Advisory Group (SSAG) for UKTI DSO.

Round Table contributions by John Davies

How can security systems be used to predict bad things?
How can security systems be used to predict bad things?

Comment: Video analytics and access control are two key tools in proactive security and prevention of incidents. Integrated CCTV technology, for instance,...

What is the impact of standards on security systems and technologies?
What is the impact of standards on security systems and technologies?

Comment: Sometimes standards can stifle innovation as it can take years to adopt, whilst technology is developing at a rapidly increasing pace. Equally,...

What are the security challenges of critical infrastructure facilities?
What are the security challenges of critical infrastructure facilities?

Comment: One of the biggest challenges facing the security of critical infrastructure is protecting against potential terrorist threats. This is...

Is the security industry shifting toward end-to-end solutions?
Is the security industry shifting toward end-to-end solutions?

Comment: The industry is moving towards end-to-end solutions as customers want a full solution and don’t want to worry about the specifics that drive...

Articles by John Davies

Preventing terror threats: lockdown procedures for public spacesPreventing terror threats: lockdown procedures for public spaces
The threat of international terrorism has changed the way the domestic security industry thinks about protection, just as much as it has for national security services. Whilst violent attacks and...
Key practical steps to an effective business security cultureKey practical steps to an effective business security culture
There has never been closer integration between physical and logical security systems, so there has also never been greater importance when it comes to defining and maintaining the security...
Growing need for open protocols in the security industryGrowing need for open protocols in the security industry
If all the components within a security and wider IT network have the ability to interact together, they can offer so much more than their individual capabilities...
Misguided trust leads to increase in security risks and potential attack from intrudersMisguided trust leads to increase in security risks and potential attack from intruders
Stringent security policies are necessary in an organisation to prevent incidents of misplaced trust leading to an attack from intruders Trust is a word closely...
Biometrics market poised for rapid growthBiometrics market poised for rapid growth
2014 has been a year of significant growth for TDSi TDSi 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: In 2014 we saw continued growth at TDSI , largely through...
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