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The meeting place for
senior security professionals

16th July 2024

The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, UK

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Visit the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference

The premium conference and networking event for senior professionals working in the UK & Europe security industry – register for your chance to attend this exclusive one-day event to hear from 30+ expert speakers and directly network with decision makers representing key organisations, businesses and associations from the region and beyond.


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The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference places your company in a dynamic, positive environment, enabling you to develop new business contacts, grow your brand and meet face-to-face with the most senior members of the UK and European security community. 

Meet Our Advisory Panel:

Rick Mounfield

Rick Mounfield

Director, Optimal Risk and
SJUK Leaders in Security Conference Chair

Letitia Emeana

Letitia Emeana

ASIS UK Chapter Chair and Global Security Capability Manager at Unilever

Norman Heit

Norman Heit

Group Corporate Security & Resilience Director at Vodafone

Fiona Gaskell

Fiona Gaskell

Director of Security, International  Tours and Retail Warner Bros Studio Tours London and Tokyo

Mike Hurst

Mike Hurst

Director, International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO); Managing Director, HJA Consult; Director,  

John Cowling 2

John Cowling

District Security Manager, Middle East & CIS – Global Security Law, Security and Public Policy, Caterpillar

Garry Bergin

Garry Bergin

Commercial Manager & Security Consultant, Manguard Plus

Dan ORiordan18

Dan O'Riordan

Head of Security and Safety Assurance at South Western Railway

Bhanu Goud

Bhanu Goud

Director, Fides Integrated Security and Founder, Public Space Security (PSS)

Victoria Hanscomb

Victoria Hanscomb

Editor, Security Journal

Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison

Managing Director,
FGH Security

Claire Humble

Claire Humble

Chief Executive Officer, NuParadigm; Security Consultant – Global Grand Prix & Mass Events

Philip Ingram

Philip Ingram

Intelligence expert, journalist, author, regular commentator for Sky News and Talk TV, CEO Grey Hare Media

Rebecca Knowles

Rebecca Knowles

Editor, Security Journal UK

Guy Mathias

Guy Mathias

Risk & Operations Director, Suntory; Chair of the Food & Drink Security Association (FDSA), Chair of the Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSE) Eastern Region 

Samantha Newbery

Dr Samantha Newbery

Reader in International Security, University of Salford, Intelligence Analyst and Trainer

Keeva Gilchrist 1

Keeva Gilchrist

Learning and Development Manager, PerpetuityArc

Anne Marie Chebib

Anne Marie Chebib

UK Crowd Management
Association (UKCMA) Chair

James Thorpe 1

James Thorpe

Editor, International Security


16th July 2024 - The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, UK


“I am excited about building what will be a ground-breaking conference – an event that promotes collaboration and brings together the leading individuals our sector has to offer, for the benefit of our professional community and wider society.”

Rick Mounfield, Director, Optimal Risk and SJUK Leaders in Security Conference Chair

“I am excited to be part of the SJUK advisory board, which represents a unique opportunity to share insights with this community on current and future challenges, and identifying opportunities and risks related to innovation and technology. I am strong believer in the value of networks, personal exchange, and fostering strong relationships in the security community, and the SJUK Leaders in Security Conference is the perfect platform to do this.”

Norman Heit, Group Corporate Security & Resilience Director, Vodafone

“This event is such an important opportunity to bring professionals together from all avenues of security so they can share good practice, hear the latest updates and insights in security and learn, improve and grow together.”

Fiona Gaskell, Director of Security, International Tours and Retail, Warner Bros. Studios Tours London and Tokyo 

“I am delighted to be working with Security Journal UK . The event will provide a welcome opportunity for stakeholders across the Security & Risk sector to attend, engage, network and learn from an impressive line-up of security practitioners offering their insight, professionalism and experience across a number of current and emerging risks.”

Guy Mathias, Risk & Operations Director, Suntory

About SJUK Leaders in Security Conference

The SJUK Leaders in Security Conference is a unique opportunity to connect with fellow senior security professionals and hear the thoughts of some of the foremost thought leaders in the UK & Europe security industry. 

The conference agenda will address the key challenges keeping leaders awake at night as businesses and organisations seek continuity and growth against a backdrop of change.

What topics will be discussed ?



Built Environment

Crisis Management

Professional development


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Public & Private Partnerships

Insider Threat

Retail Security


Supply Chain Security

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