Abstract title: Protection of industrial facilities, keys to success
Andy Davis, MSc., CSyP, FSyI, CPP
Managing director/Chair, Trident Manor Limited/CSSC
Andy is the owner and managing director of Trident Manor Limited, a security, risk, and crisis management consultancy based in the United Kingdom but operating globally.
Following time in the British military and police services where he was primarily involved in security and intelligence activities, Andy joined the UK Foreign Office as a security specialist (RSO equivalent) which took him around the world including within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Entering the commercial world he was appointed as the Head of Security at TDIC in Abu Dhabi before leaving to establish Trident Manor in 2013.
Developing his passion for cultural heritage Andy established specialist cultural protection services to support museums, galleries, and other cultural venues manage the risks they face. Resulting in working collaboratively with architects, cultural venue owners, governmental organisations, and private individuals to deliver protective strategies for artefacts. In addition, he’s a consultant advisor for the UK Arts Council where supported, mentored, and guidance has been provided to over 70 venues housing items from National Collections.
He holds an MSc in Security & Risk Management, is CPP certified, is a Chartered Security Professional and is the former Chair of the ABU Dhabi Chapter and ASIS Cultural Properties Community.