The private security sector has long been an exclusive domain of men. But in age of equal opportunity, this is no longer the case.
Recently the Professional Security Magazine 2019 Women In Security awards saw recognition for the accomplishments, value and contributions of women in our industry.
Judges including chairs and chief execs from the UK’s leading professional organisations such as the SIA, BSIA, IPSA, and the NSI, selected winners in the categories Security Manager, Frontline, Business Manager, Technical, and Contribution to Industry.
And earlier this year, London’s Guildhall hosted an international conference to discuss women in security, supported by the Canadian Government Defence Engagement Programme, City of London Corporation, and Women in International Security (WIIS) UK, saw Juliet Colman, Director of SecurityWomen, Commander Karen Baxter (National Coordinator for Economic Crime at City of London Police), Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe. As well as panel discussions with a range of women working in security around the world.
Here at Alpha 1, women have long been an essential part of the team, in the office, on the frontline, and on the board. If you’re interested in a career with Alpha 1, have a look at our careers page for more information and current vacancies.