The Security Institute has announced the appointments of Peter Lavery FSyI as deputy chairman and Paul Drury MSyI in the role of vice-chairman. Lavery and Drury were voted on to the Board of Directors in April last year having previously served on the Validation Board for several years and commence their new roles with immediate effect.

Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI, chairman of The Security Institute, commented: “I’m delighted to appoint Peter Lavery and Paul Drury as deputy chairman and vice-chairman of our Institute. They have brought significant expertise and commitment to our Board of Directors, having made considerable contributions to the Institute over many years. Both are highly regarded.”

Wakefield continued: “In the complex security climate we face today, sharing knowledge and expertise through security networks and partnerships has become more important than ever. In the deputy chairman’s role, Peter’s extensive engagement and high standing across the security community, via roles in multiple bodies including the CSSC and BSI, will help us to ensure that the Institute plays a full and active part in shaping sector-wide responses to contemporary security challenges and assist us in enhancing the understanding and reputation of our discipline.”


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