Two captivating topics for this week's interview. Executive Protection opportunities in the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit and taking academia to the next level with a Doctorate in Security focused on EP. This week we are thrilled to welcome Ireland ISRM Chapter Chair Garry Bergin to the podcast to look at:
How can international operators find effective local partners?
What opportunities for EP have emerged following company relocations to Ireland?
How can you navigate the gap in the Irish EP licensing system as an operator?
What qualifications will make you stand out and get noticed?
What can we learn from Garry's ongoing Doctorate focussing on EP and security?
Garry Bergin PC; MSc; CSyP®; CPP®; CPOI®; FSyI; F.ISRM is a highly qualified and experienced security professional, with over two decades of security operations management experience across a variety of security industry sectors where he has managed some of the largest multi-national security contracts in Ireland. Garry holds an MSc in Security Management and is currently studying towards a Professional Doctorate at the University of Portsmouth focusing on the development of training programmes for the security industry internationally. He is a Chartered Security Professional (CSyP) and an ASIS Board Certified CPP®.
A Peace Commissioner appointed by the Irish Minister for Justice and Equality, he is a Fellow of both the Security Institute and the Institute of Strategic Risk Management (ISRM) as well as an IFPO Certified Protection Officer Instructor CPOI®. He is the former Vice-Chair of ASIS Ireland Chapter and current Chair of the ISRM Ireland Chapter. A Director, Board Member and Lecturer with the Security Institute of Ireland, Garry also serves as an Advisory Board Member to IFPO UK & Ireland. In 2021, Garry was ranked #11 by IFSEC in the Commercial Security (Thought Leader/ Academic/ Association Figure) category. Garry also won the Irish OSPA – Outstanding Security Consultant in 2002
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