Security Buyer Awards Announces Judging Panel


The Security Buyer Awards is proud to announce its distinguished panel of judges for this year’s awards. This selection of judges underscores the event’s commitment to excellence, diversity, and innovation in the security sector.

The panel boasts a lineup of eminent professionals known for their significant contributions and influence in the security industry. Among them are industry veterans, thought leaders, and pioneers in various security domains, each bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the judging process.

This year, the awards are excited to highlight the diversity of its panel, reflecting a broad spectrum of specialties and backgrounds, providing a holistic view of the global security landscape.

Head Judge Rebecca Spayne, Managing Editor of International Security Buyer is joined by renowned names who bring a comprehensive understanding of market trends and a global perspective including the likes of: Christina Alexander of Philip Morris International, OSAC Greece Steering, ASIS International and ISRM, Daniel Garnham President of the Security Industry Federation, Dawn Dines Founder of Stamp Out Spiking, Deborah Mills-Burns of Zam FM Ltd, Leo Levit Chairman of ONVIF, Axis Communications, Michelle Kradolfer of Secured by Design and PCPI, Mike Hurst Director of IFPO, Nicholas Reed Director of UK Security Commonwealth, Pauline Norstrom CEO of Anekanta AI, AI Board Adviser for SIA, and AI committee member for BSIA, Pooja Shimp Founder of SyberNow, Satia Rai CEO of IPSA and Head of Belonging at Securitas UK, Simon Legrand, editorial board member of Security Buyer and Co-Founder of Sunstone Systems, Siroui Mushegian Chief Information Officer of Barracuda and Yolanda Hamblen Podcast host for IFPO and ASIS International and IFPO UK Advisory Board.

The Security Buyer Awards are keen on setting a benchmark for the industry, emphasising the importance of recognising and celebrating diversity, innovation, and excellence. The panel’s diversity aligns with the event’s goal to showcase a wide array of talents and perspectives, encouraging a rich dialogue and exchange of ideas and recognition within the industry.

“I am thrilled to be supporting the Awards as a Judge” Said Christina Alexander “I am looking forward to celebrating the achievements of those working at the forefront of the security industry as I join the esteemed Panel of Judges for the highly anticipated Security Buyer Awards. Together with the extremely respected professionals and fellow Judges, we will have the opportunity to evaluate and recognise exceptional achievements, playing a vital role in identifying deserving winners. Our expertise and industry insights will help shape the landscape of recognition, ensuring that the best of the best are celebrated.”

The event aims to recognise individuals and organizations that have demonstrated exceptional performance, innovation, and dedication in the security sector. It is an opportunity to celebrate the influencers, change-makers, and dedicated professionals who are shaping the future of security.

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