I’m Rollo. Thanks for Visiting, & Welcome.

The website is being updated at the moment so apologies, but please come back when it gets more interesting! (Hopefully……..)

I’m a U.K. based, front line, security industry professional. But I do quite a lot of other stuff as well. The security industry is a vital, honourable and worthy profession. I try to make the public, the media and indeed the industry, remember that!

Here’s just a little bit about what I’m doing at the moment…..

A long time security industry commentator on social media, and campaigner for improvements in standards, I’m working hard to try and make things happen.

Why not follow me on Twitter: @Security Rollo and on LinkedIn: “rollodavies”

MASSIVE NEWS!!!: On 1st August 2020 Michael O’Sullivan and I launched THE brand new peer support network for all UK front line security sector operatives. The Guild of Security Industry Professionals has been set up to achieve several goals:

*To assist our members personal career development.

*To campaign on the issues that affect their jobs.

*To fight for increased standards across the security industry.

*To provide a positive narrative, and change perceptions of front line security professionals.

Visit: GSIP.co.uk the Guild of Security Industry Professionals (GoSIP)

I’m privileged to be the Managing Editor of the ground breaking international security industry publication: The Professional Security Officer Magazine (TPSO)

I’m also part of the Peer Publishing Ltd team, along with the renowned industry leader, Michael O’Sullivan, looking at ways to improve training standards, researching violence towards security industry professionals, and working with the S.I.A. and other key industry stakeholders, to help steer the future of our industry.

In June 2019 I was honoured to be the winner of the Security Institute’s “George Van Schalkwyk” award for outstanding contribution to the security industry.

Just a month later I was completely overwhelmed to be named 2019 world #2 Influencer in Security Industry ‘Thought Leadership’, by IFSEC Global.

Looking to make life better for the men and women in the ‘shop window’ of our industry, in August 2019 I took on the role of ‘brand ambassador’ to the security industry, for the outstanding Wagestream organisation. A company set up to help the financial wellbeing of U.K. workers.

I continue to be an enthusiastic and engaged member of the U.K. Security Institute. Recently I have volunteered as a “Mentor” on the fantastic new SyI mentorship platform, and have joined the MMAG (Membership Management Advisory Group)

In April 2020 I was honoured to be awarded a Fellowship of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management. (ISRM)

In 2020 I’ve also accepted a role on the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO), UK Advisory Group. The IFPO has been instrumental in the professionalisation of frontline security roles in the U.S. and I will be working hard to get that ethos in to the U.K. industry…

Oh yes. And when I’m not doing that, I’m a front line security alarm response officer based in S.E. England. (Just in case anyone thought I spent my days with my feet up on a desk, smoking cigars!)

Contact me at: Rollo@peerpublishing.ltd

https://news.usni.org/2020/10/21/u-k-mod-vows-to-play-larger-role-on-world-stage-as-global-security-grows-more-complex

Just processing another application to join The ACS Pacesetters - the third this month. Promoting the Security Companies who have achieved a score in the top 15% of all ACS accredited businesses.

80% of professionals deem businesses “unprepared” for 2020 fraud levels suggests @CifasUK survey https://www.fsmatters.com/Businesses-unprepared-for-2020-fraud-levels

"Rethinking the role of frontline security staff: an opportunity to present a new image?"

Register for the highly topical The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Webinar on the 3rd Nov - so relevant to the future of physica…https://lnkd.in/gPQxaeA

Our October Newsletter is out today. Check your email & catch up on the latest NAHS news, including details of #NAHS20 #AGM & online #Conference plus much more! Please add http://Nahs.org.uk to your safe senders list to ensure you always receive our #newsletters #security

@SalfordUni_SPD @TheEPS1 @F24UKLimited @jacnjimms @lyndon_bird @mtthwhgn @HindsHelen @LucyGoBag @TheResilienceGp @cabinetofficeuk @TracyD_PH @FloraCornish @PatriciaVella @HasisD @SyInstitute @SecurityRollo -Have a well established chain of command
–Carry out frequent exercises

Likelyhood of someone making an error in a crisis is increased. ( so watch each other's backs)

@SalfordUni_SPD @TheEPS1 @F24UKLimited @jacnjimms @lyndon_bird @mtthwhgn @HindsHelen @LucyGoBag @TheResilienceGp @cabinetofficeuk @TracyD_PH @FloraCornish @PatriciaVella @HasisD #EmergencyConference @patriciavella During a crisis you need to ramp up physical and logical security

Terrorist attacks more often carefully planned
Impact of stress on staff. Pandemic and disaster will take a toll.

Cc @SyInstitute @SecurityRollo

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