Nick joined Arup’s Resilience, Security and Risk practice 7 years ago after 30 years with the Metropolitan Police Service. Nick spent the last 8 years of his service within Counter Terrorism, and specifically the Counter Terrorism Protective Security Command, where he was a licensed Counter Terrorism Security Advisor (CTSA). Previously Nick spent 10 years within the Central Command Complex at New Scotland Yard where he ran the Operations Support Office. Nick is skilled in security, resilience and emergency management principles and implementation of risk based solutions in challenging public and private environments. He has delivered practical understanding of threat analysis, protective security, incident management and resilience advice, through to policy development and the utilisation of a problem solving approach for business.
Nick has delivered protective security vulnerability surveys, reports and consultancy advice to numerous public and private businesses. He has identified, surveyed and made vulnerability reduction recommendations to sites at risk of terrorism within the British Home Office’s “Protecting Crowded Places” project in London and those that hold biological, radiological and chemical hazardous material. He has also worked closely with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure and led CTSA activity for communications and emergency services as well as several other infrastructure sectors for the Metropolitan Police.
Nick is or has been involved on many major projects around the world including the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games preparations, Japan's transport infrastructure and high speed rail Shinkansen "Bullet" trains, transforming the London Olympic Park into the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford and is currently working with Public Health England on their new Headquarters and Science Hub in Harlow. Nick is also a Secured by Design Licensed Consultant, a Certified Business Continuity Institute Member and also a Member of the Security Institute.