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Advisory Board

ProtectED Advisory Board

ProtectED is supported by key stakeholders in the areas of security and student wellbeing in the higher education sector. The below individuals and organisations generously give their time and expertise to guide ProtectED CIC and provide oversight of the ProtectED initiative.


The ProtectED Advisory Board provides counsel on ProtectED delivery, feedback on development proposals, and guidance on the ongoing evolution of the award-winning scheme.


​Gillian Almond

College & University Business Officers (CUBO)

Director of Commercial Services, Royal Holloway, University of London

ChairCollege & University Business Officers (CUBO)

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Georgina Calvert-Lee

Bellevue Law

Senior Consultant, Bellevue Law


Helen Clews

British Council

Immigration & Policing Advisor, British Council


Malcolm Dawson BEM

The Security Institute

Head of Security, University of Leeds

Representative of The Security Institute


Gavin Dick

National Landlords Association (NLA)

Local Authority Policy Advisor, National Landlords Association (NLA)

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Jane Farrell

International Professional Security Association (IPSA)

Head of Security for UK & Ireland, Sodexo

Chair, International Professional Security Association (IPSA)


Billy FitzJohn

Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited

Senior Partnership Development Manager, Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited


Trevor Jones

Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)

Head of Security & Community Support, University of Salford

ChairAssociation of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)


Umer Khan OBE

Greater Manchester Police

Chief Superintendent, Greater Manchester Police


Stephen McCormick

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

Director of Operations & Standards, Security Industry Authority (SIA)


Alec McKenzie

David Phillips Group

Chief Revenue OfficerDavid Phillips Group

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PC Michael Neate

Police Association of Higher Education Liaison Officers (PAHELO)

Community Safety Student Liaison Officer, South Wales Police

ChairPolice Association of Higher Education Liaison Officers (PAHELO)

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Previous Board members

From the initial concept in early 2015 to the fully resolved University membership and accreditation programme today, the development and delivery of ProtectED has received valuable support from numerous individuals and stakeholder organisations. Many remain on our Advisory Board (and are listed above), but ProtectED has also received significant assistance from the previous ProtectED Advisory Board members listed below.


Alan Cain

The Security Institute

Head of Security and Business Continuity, Manchester Metropolitan University   — representative January 2018–May 2019


Dave Humphries ProtectED Fellow

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

Director of Partnerships & Interventions, The Security Industry Authority (SIA)

— representative January 2015–April 2019


Annie Kemball

University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN)

Senior Mental Health Advisor, Sheffield Hallam University

 — representative January 2015–August 2016


Ian Munton

Association of Managers of Student Services in Higher Education (AMOSSHE)

Head of Student Support and Development Services, Keele University

 — representative January 2015–August 2016


Dale Murphy

Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)

Regional Executive Member, Association of University Chief Security Officers   — representative January 2015–August 2016


Jasmine Pokuaa

University of Salford Students' Union (USSU)

Vice President, University of Salford Students' Union

 — representative January 2015–August 2016


Fleur Priest-Stephens

National Union of Students (NUS)

Policy Consultant: Welfare and Communities, National Union of Students (NUS) 

 — representative January 2015–August 2016


Eric Baskind

Liverpool John Moores University

Senior Lecturer in Law, Liverpool John Moores University

Violence reduction consultant

— representative January 2015–January 2018

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