Broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore to present BSIA’s 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore will be the lead speaker and presenter at the annual British Security Awards, which take place in London on Wednesday 10 July at the Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square.

Moore has been a journalist for 38 years and is the longest-running opinion columnist for The Sun, as well as having served as the newspaper’s first-ever female editor of its flagship music column, Bizarre. Moore is a regular on ITV’s Loose Women, and also contributes regularly to BBC1’s Question Time, This Week with Andrew Neill, ITV’s The Agenda and Andrew Marr’s Sunday AM.

In 2012, Moore was named Columnist of the Year at the prestigious British Press Awards and awarded the same accolade at the Conde Nast Glamour magazine awards the following year. Moore is also a patron of the excellent and hugely popular charity Help for Heroes.

Jane Moore

Jane Moore

The British Security Awards celebrate the achievements made by security professionals and teams across the UK’s private security industry, at the same time acknowledging the business innovations and technological prowess displayed by its members. Industry exemplars will be recognised in the following categories: Security Personnel, Innovative Security Project, Business of the Year, National and International Partnership, Contribution to the Industry, Apprentice of the Year and Bravery.

There will also be a special Chairman’s Award presented by current incumbent Simon Banks.

The Bravery Awards will be presented by Assistant Chief Constable Sarah Boycott of the West Midlands Police.

Mike Reddington

Mike Reddington

Mike Reddington, CEO of the BSIA, said: “The British Security Awards is the BSIA’s national event that recognises the talent and commitment of our industry’s finest. We’re delighted that Jane will be speaking at our prestigious awards and look forward to her playing an integral role in this celebration of our industry’s successes and achievements. Our members’ contributions remain at the heart of the Association’s ongoing commitment to be the voice of the professional security industry. The British Security Awards is a major platform for us to celebrate and showcase the very finest in security excellence.”

*Tickets for the British Security Awards are on sale now, with BSIA members benefiting from a discounted rate of £150 +VAT. To book your place visit the British Security Awards website

**The British Security Awards are sponsored by Camberford Underwriting, Securitas, NSI, SaferCash, IFSEC International, Messe Frankfurt and TrackTik

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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