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David Rubens latest column in Combat & Survival is a double-page interview with Mike O’Neill, Chairman of the Close Protection division of the BSIA, and a well-known figure throughout the UK security industry through his activities with Greyman’s and, more recently, Optimal Risk.
Mike talks about topics of interest such as the latest news on SIA licensing, the future role of CPO’s in the UK security sector, the London Olympics and a few thoughts on the future of top-end security providers in an economic recession.
David is a well known figure within the security industry and his bio is shown below:
David Rubens Associates founding director, holds an MSc in Security and Risk Management from Scarman Centre, Leicester University, is a Visiting Lecturer on their Global Security and Policing MSc programme, and is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Security and Resilience Department, Cranfield University at the UK Defence Academy, specialising in Terrorism & Public Policy and Strategic Management & Leadership. David is widely experienced at developing, delivering and managing large-scale strategic security development programmes, and has worked with government agencies and academic institutions in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Caribbean and Eastern Europe.