The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will provide the keynote address at the upcoming OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit, taking place on the 1st March 2018 at the Royal Lancaster London.

In his talk Greg Clark will review the Industrial Strategy and the state of play on Brexit and offer some thoughts on the implications and opportunities for business and the security sector.

Other confirmed speakers include Ian Dyson QPM, Commissioner, City of London Police who will give a police perspective on private and public partnerships in the security industry; Andrew Thomson, Director of Property Services, The Shard – talking about dealing with the ‘Board’ on security; Craig Robb, Chief Commercial Officer, Securitas UK, will discuss the transformation of the security industry and why investment in technology is essential; an ex offender will also provide his perspective on the state of security and how it so often fails.

The programme will challenge good and bad perceptions about security and promises to be a lively debate.

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Exhibition stand space is also available for those companies wishing to promote their products and services to a diverse audience of stakeholders – contact Christine Brooks.

The event is sponsored by Securitas and organised with the support of the Security Commonwealth.

The presentation of the Outstanding Security Awards (OSPAs) will take place the same evening at an Awards Dinner hosted by Mick Creedon QPM recently retired Chief Constable.

The OSPAs are currently held in eight countries and the UK event is the first of the year.