Advisory Council

Richard Bingley

Richard Bingley /

CSARN Director

Richard is Director and co-founder of CSARN. Richard works within the fields of cyber security and international conflict. His work has most recently appeared in the Sunday Express, Conservative Home and London Evening Standard. Richard serves as Principal and CEO at the Global Cyber Academy.


Hugh McLeod

Hugh McLeod MBE /

CSARN Advisory Council Deputy Chairman

Stirling Assynt International Group

Hugh McLeod established Assynt Associates in 2003, producing briefing and analysis on terrorism and country risk issues to large companies and


Dr Aarti Anhal

Dr Aarti Anhal Gooden /

UK Chief Operating Officer
4C Strategies

Dr Aarti Anhal is UK Chief Operating Officer at 4C Strategies, where – in addition to managing the operational UK business - she oversees business development, strategic partnerships and the development of new solutions to deliver readiness to clients


John Bayliss

John Bayliss /

Communications Risk Management

John has spent his entire career working within the Intelligence Services arena. With that in mind, details of his achievements are classified. However, the last 10 years saw John in the IA (Information

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Richard Bingley

Richard Bingley /

Director, CSARN

Richard Bingley is the co-founder of the global security network organisation for security managers and law enforcement officials: He has more than a decade and a half of experience in a variety of


Andy Blackwell

Ian Carter /


Ian Carter is a former Metropolitan Police Commander based at New Scotland Yard. For the last three years of his service he was the Director of Protective Security with responsibility for Aviation Security, the terrorism strand of


Jon Clements

Jon Clements /

Crime reporter for ITN News

Jon was taken on by the Daily Mirror ten years ago as a graduate trainee and has enjoyed a varied career as a tabloid newspaper journalist.
He has been a general news reporter, with assignments


Tom Croall

Thomas Croall /

Senior Business Continuity Consultant at Needhams 1834 Limited and Chair of Scottish Continuity

Thomas has significant amount of experience in business continuity and emergency management in large complex

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Steve Cummings

Steve Cummings OBE /


Steve Cummings established the UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) in 2007 and was its first Director until he left the government sector at the end of 2008. As a senior intelligence and security


Ruth Duston

Ruth Duston /

Victoria Business Improvement District

Ruth began her career in the Civil Service, working on a range of socio-economic projects across East London, working with some of the most deprived communities in the


Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon /

Director, Rubicon Resilience Limited

Brian Dillon leads a London based international consultancy that builds strategic capability in the private and public sector with an emphasis on crisis management, contingency


Wayne Harrop

Wayne Harrop /

The Centre for Disaster Management, Coventry University

Wayne is a Director at the Centre for Disaster Management, Coventry University, where he leads on global academic and

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Paul Hayden

Paul Hayden /

Director, Resolve Network

Paul joined the Fire Service in 1978 working in the busy central Birmingham area. He progressed through senor positions at the national Fire Service College in Gloucestershire, Suffolk Fire Service and Norfolk Fire


Tom Hough

Tom Hough /

Director, CSARN

Tom's early career took him from Securicor (now G4S) monitoring their Cash in Transit vans and marketing private vehicle tracking systems to Carlson Marketing in Sydney, Australia, Globix Corporation in London


Ghaffar Hussain

Ghaffar Hussain /

Quilliam Foundation

Ghaffar Hussain is Head of Outreach and Training at the Quilliam Foundation and author of A Brief History of Islamism. He holds a BSc (HONS) in Psychology from the University of Wales. Ghaffar previously worked as a Business


Nicole Lipkin

Nicole A. Lipkin /

Equilibria Coaching and Consultation Services

A prominent business psychologist and leadership coach.  She is the owner of Equilibria Coaching and Consultation Services, a business/organizational solutions company and also

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Brett Lovegrove

Brett Lovegrove MA FRSA FSyI FICPEM /

Chief executive, CSARN and Former Head of Counter Terrorism City of London Police

After retiring as the Head of Counter Terrorism for the City of London Police in 2008, Brett is today the Chief Executive of the City Security and Resilience


Richard Lyall

Richard Lyall /

Security, Risk and Operations Consultant, Security Consultancy Services - SCS

Richard Lyall is a security consultant who specialises in Security Operational Management, Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Management projects.


Paul Moxness

Alastair McAslan OBE /

Director, Strathfillan Consultancy & Cranfield University

Alastair McAslan is a former Army officer. He followed a standard military career with tours of duty in Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Kuwait and the Balkans. In 1997 he was


Paul Moxness

Paul Moxness /

Vice President, Corporate Safety and Security
The Rezidor Hotel Group

Paul Moxness has been with The Rezidor Hotel Group since 1987. During his career he has held various management positions both in operations and at corporate level and his

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Narinder Nayer

Narinder Nayar /

Bombay First

Narinder Nayar has been actively and passionately involved with the Mumbai Transformation Programme, which is spearheaded by the Honourable Chief Minister.  As Chairman of Bombay First,


David M Olive

David M Olive /

Catalyst Partners

David has more than 30 years’ experience in business, politics, law and public affairs.  As former chief of staff to US Rep Asa Hutchinson (R-AR3) and a former staffer for US Senator Jim Allen (D-AL) Mr


Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips /

MD of International Protect and Prepare Security Office (IPPSO)

A very experienced Police Security Co-ordinator (SECCO). In this role he co-ordinated the Counter Terrorist security for visits to the UK from foreign governments and dignitaries. His specialism however is in the


Ze'ev Portner

Ze'ev Portner /

Gilead Sher and Co Law Offices, Tel Aviv

Ze'ev works for Attorney Gilead Sher who was Israel's Chief Peace Negotiator at the Camp David David Peace talks and formerly head of Ehud Barak's office when he was Prime Minister.

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Sue Seaby

Sue Seaby /

VP Regional Head of Physical Risk UK/EMEA, Aon Service Corporation

Sue is a 30 year Corporate Security Professional, who has worked in the fields of Aviation, Finance, and

Emma Shaw

Emma Shaw /

Managing Director
Esoteric Ltd

Emma is the Managing Director of Esoteric Ltd, a leading electronic sweeping, counter-espionage and intelligence gathering company based in Woking Surrey. The company is accredited by the National


Richard Stones OBE /

Head of Retail Loss Prevention, Next PLC

Richard was the first serving police officer worldwide to be appointed a Chartered Security Profession (CSyP). He was awarded an OBE for services to business security and he now promotes security by design principles internationally through his business CPTED-UK Ltd.


Bharat Thakrar

Bharat Thakrar /

Head of the Business Continuity and Resilience Services for BT Global Services

Bharat is Head of the Business Continuity and Resilience Services for BT Global Services and has a remit to develop business resilience
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Andy Williams Nomura

Andy Williams /

Co-Global Head of Security, Nomura

Andy Williams is Co-Global Head of Security for Nomura, with specific responsibility for EMEA and the Americas. Originally a Police Officer in the Metropolitan Police, before later joining the City of London force, an injury


Andy Williams Temi Group

Andy Williams /

Senior Partner, Temi Group Limited

Andy Williams is based in Istanbul with the global security risk management company Temi Group. Prior to this he was Head of Security for TDIC – a UAE government entity engaged in master development of new city builds.



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