DISCUSSION PANEL – Travel Risks
Tuesday, 9 December
This presentation covers what you as a Security Manager need to know about your company’s business travellers and the risks they face. It will look at your responsibility and ‘duty of care’ as a Manager, who is responsible for authorizing travel and why security should never be the blocker regardless of the destination. Other topics include how to educate your staff, what information they need and where do they get the information from, techniques to help you know where your people are and what to do when it all goes wrong.
Presented by: Geoff Clark, Principal Security Advisor, BGP International, CNPC, China
Geoff Clark is currently the Principal Security Advisor to BGP International, CNPC who have over 30,000 employees in 55 countries. Based in China, Geoff is responsible for the provision of security solutions to enable BGP staff to travel and work worldwide from the benign to some of the world’s most hostile environments. Prior to joining BGP Geoff was the Security Design & Risk Assessment Lead and Head of Close Protection for Shell in Nigeria where he personally led the response to 44 Shell related kidnap cases. Geoff also worked in Iraq as a Security Manager from 2005 to 2008 providing a safe working environment for a large international team during the height of the insurgency. Geoff passed the CPP exam in May 2008, has a Diploma in Security Management, and is a licensed Close Protection Operator with extensive experience in keeping people safe in a variety of environments.