Selectamark MD Named as Global Influencer In Commercial Security22 Sep 2020
We are delighted to announce that James Brown, Managing Director of Selectamark Security Systems plc, has been revealed as a Global Influencer in Commercial Security.
IFSEC Global, the leading resource for security and fire news in the industry, named James as one of its Top 10 Global Influencers in Security and Fire 2020, based on nominations judged by a highly respected industry panel. The influencers span seven categories, with nominees and winners coming from across the globe.
An ‘Influencer’ was defined as:
:: someone who has played a key role in driving technological innovation
:: someone who has been a driving force in changing regulation, standards/guidance or best practice
:: someone whose insights/opinions are widely respected and which are influential in shaping debate around industry issues.
:: someone who has been instrumental in the success of the organisation or business they lead or are employed by
:: someone who has helped to raise the industry’s profile or been an influential voice in the national media.
James Brown has worked in the security industry for over 18 years, starting off in sales and now as Managing Director of Selectamark Security Systems plc, a leading supplier of property and, forensic marking and asset identification solutions which deter theft, burglary and robbery, and aid recovery of stolen property.
The company has been at the forefront of providing Police and Insurance recommended property marking solutions since 1985. Since then, Selectamark Security Systems Plc has helped homeowners, businesses, local authorities, hospitals and schools protect their assets, marking over 75 million valuable items in the process.
Selectamark owns and maintains BikeRegister, the national cycle database.
James has forged many close relationships across the security industry and policing through his desire to deliver quality solutions, to be a trusted advisor, and to drive and promote industry standards.
He strongly believes in cross-sector collaboration, particularly in bringing crime prevention solutions to police, insurance companies and OEMs.
James is the Vice-Chairman of the BSIA’s Asset and Property Marking section, sits on the ADS Security Export Focus Group, is part of national police crime action groups and is a BSI committee member for the creation of a new British asset marking standard.
He is also a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals and is on the Board of Trustees for its Charitable Trust.
James Moore, editor of IFSEC Global, which is run by UBM that owns IFSEC International, explained how the judges reached their decisions this year.
“The process consisted of two stages. First, we invited nominations from the IFSEC Global audience and beyond. Then, a panel of judges, drawn from across the industries assigned points to each nomination based on the persuasiveness of the nomination, their research into the nominee and their own knowledge of the nominee’s contributions to their field. The judges were also permitted to submit a limited number of nominations themselves, which were then scored by the other judges.”
He concluded: “Both the quality and quantity of entries was extremely high this year. It is quite clear the passion and commitment so many of the professionals involved in security and fire safety hold for their respective sectors.”
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