A highly motivated former senior police officer with particular expertise in Counter Terrorism (CT) strategy, Chris Philips is widely respected nationally and internationally within law enforcement and Government and business. He has represented the UK government in a number of countries as a Counter Terrorism expert and has developed and trained many Police, Military and Business people in Counter Terrorism. He has provided consulting advice and support to a number of blue chip companies, for example, Aon Crisis Consulting, Marks and Spencer, 3M, Sodexo and Regester Larkin. A very experienced Police Security Coordinator (SECCO), he coordinated the Counter Terrorist security for visits to the UK from foreign governments and dignitaries.

The protection of crowded places within the UK and to reduce the vulnerability of British nationals overseas from the terrorist threat to crowded places and soft targets. The role involved providing Counter Terrorist advice to all businesses involved in crowded places including Hotels, Stadiums, Shopping centres, Visitor attractions and licensed premises.

Protecting hazardous sites and dangerous substances. His team worked with the business community to make the terrorist acquisition of weapons more difficult, there-by reducing the likelihood of a successful attack on the UK.

Supporting the CPNI to Protect the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure.

He was responsible for training, accrediting, tasking and coordinating over 250 Counter Terrorism Security Advisers across the UK.
Within this role he developed National Strategies for these work streams and especially for the protection of Crowded Places where NaCTSO are acknowledged as world leaders. Some of the training and awareness programmes he has instigated are known worldwide. He is widely acknowledged as an expert in Counter Terrorism on National and World media.