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.

Director of Commercial Services, Royal Holloway, University of London

ChairCollege & University Business Officers (CUBO)

College & University Business Officers (CUBO)

​Gillian Almond


Senior Counsel, McAllister Olivarius

McAllister Olivarius

Georgina Calvert-Lee


Immigration & Policing Advisor, British Council

British Council

Helen Clewes

Head of Security, University of Leeds

Representative of The Security Institute

The Security Institute

Malcolm Dawson BEM


Local Authority Policy Advisor, National Landlords Association (NLA)

National Landlords Association (NLA)

Gavin Dick

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Head of Security for UK & Ireland, Sodexo

Chair, International Professional Security Association (IPSA)

International Professional Security Association (IPSA)

Jane Farrell


Senior Partnership Development Manager, Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited

Endsleigh Insurance Services Limited

Billy FitzJohn


Head of Security & Community Support, University of Salford

ChairAssociation of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)

Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)

Trevor Jones


Chief Superintendent, Greater Manchester Police

Greater Manchester Police

Umer Khan OBE


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

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

Stephen McCormick


Project Sales DirectorLOFT Interiors

LOFT Interiors

Alec McKenzie


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.


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

The Security Institute

Alan Cain

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

— representative January 2015–April 2019

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

Dave Humphries ProtectED Fellow


Senior Mental Health Advisor, Sheffield Hallam University

 — representative January 2015–August 2016

University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN)

Annie Kemball


Head of Student Support and Development Services, Keele University

 — representative January 2015–August 2016

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

Ian Munton


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

Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO)

Dale Murphy


Vice President, University of Salford Students' Union

 — representative January 2015–August 2016

University of Salford Students' Union (USSU)

Jasmine Pokuaa


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

 — representative January 2015–August 2016

National Union of Students (NUS)

Fleur Priest-Stephens

Senior Lecturer in Law, Liverpool John Moores University

Violence reduction consultant

— representative January 2015–January 2018

Liverpool John Moores University

Eric Baskind

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