Fiona Strens, Professor of Practice on Security & Resilience at the University of Strathclyde, joins Corps Security as non-executive director.
Prior to her position as Professor of Practice leading on Security & Resilience at the University of Strathclyde, Strens spent ten years leading CrowdVision, the video analytics company she co-founded. CrowdVision was designed to keep people safe and optimise traffic flow in crowded places like airports, events, and venues. Her career has spanned Government (UK Ministry of Defence), and consultancy, always with a focus on strategies and innovations for enhanced security and business efficiencies and productivity.
Strens has previous non-executive director and advisory experience, and mentors entrepreneurs and young people considering science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) careers.
Strens will sit alongside the Corps board comprising: Malcolm Groat, chairman; Chris Nickols, non-executive director; Nick Pearch, non-executive director; Mike Bullock, chief executive officer; and Paul Craggs, chief financial officer.
Fiona Strens, non-executive director, Corps Security said: “I am both delighted and proud to be joining the world’s oldest security company as non-executive director. With the organisation receiving social enterprise certification last month this is an exciting time to be joining the team.”
Malcolm Groat, chairman, Corps Security commented: “I’m very pleased to welcome Fiona to the board. Her depth of security expertise is invaluable. This combined with her board and mentoring experience means she was the natural choice. We are pleased to have Fiona onboard, and we welcome her to the Corps team.”