Contributor: Dave Allison

Dave Allison, Chairman, BSIA Close Protection Section

Dave Allison

Dave Allison is the British Security Industry Association's (BSIA) Close Protection Section chairman. The BSIA is the professional trade association of the UK security industry. Its members produce over 70% of the country's security products and services to strict quality standards. For further information, visit The BSIA operates a local rate helpline on 0845 389 3889.

The role of close protection officers in protecting CEOs
Close protection officers are often required to safeguard high-profile CEOs. Consequently, the importance of high standards of training and vetting feature very heavily, writes Dave Allison,...