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Expert in Physical Protection Systems

Expert ID: 727790 Hong Kong

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Expert has extensive knowledge of physical protection systems with expertise in Access Control, Analogue and IP Video Surveillance Systems for a wide range of markets with considerable experience within the Gaming/Casino sector. He has been involved in many high profile projects in Hong Kong and Macau and to a lesser extent in China and other parts of Asia.

He prepares specifications and drawings for perimeters, barriers, access control, intrusion detection, CCTV, lighting, communications and emergency power systems for commercial and government facilities such as casinos, refineries, warehouses, ports, hospitals as well as, high-rise buildings, corporate campuses and correctional facilities,. He provides bid review and analysis and conducts observation of system testing after installation.

He has designed access control systems for both vehicle and personnel access control. These included active and passive vehicle barriers, sallyports, fencing, optical/electrical/mechanical turnstiles, card readers, and biometric devices such as hand geometry, fingerprint, iris scan, and facial recognition. He has specified all existing keycard (badge) technologies including contactless smart cards, dual technology cards, magnetic stripe, proximity, and Weigand. He has integrated access control systems, including badging systems, with human resources, scheduling, cashless vending, intrusion detection and CCTV systems to establish a fully-integrated computer-based security systems.

He has developed interior and exterior intrusion detection systems including microwave, active and passive infrared, electrostatic field, taut wire, electric fencing, video motion detection, buried sensors, fence mounted sensors, glass break, and dual technology sensors.

He has developed local and enterprise CCTV surveillance systems using analog, IP, and wireless cameras, DVRs, NVRs, video management servers, RAID storage devices, video analytics, and networked workstations.

He has designed and managed exchange based Intercom system for large scale facilities

He designs ergonomic security control centers and consoles


He was seconded to Kroll Security to perform Security Audits at a large manufacturing facility in Thailand, for a global computer hardware manufacturer. The facilities in Thailand consisted of eleven buildings over two sites with over 10,000 employees.

The security audits were part of a global contract performed by Kroll, to ensure that all security procedures and systems were currant and any deficiencies found, recommendations given, or follow up. He was assigned to the Macau office of G4S to manage a casino consultancy project undertaken by G4S/Global Risk. This contract was to facilitate the design of both security access control and surveillance system. Additionally, he had overall project management responsibilities to ensure the security access control was installed and commissioned prior to opening.

The above system consiste of 400+ access control doors, 1000+ monitoring points and 3000+ cameras.During his work in Macau, he was employed by MGM casino to design and project manage the security access control installation for their first casino in Asia. The project was part of MGM's stratergy of accessing the China market.

He was instrumental in winning two contracts to design, supply, install and project management of integrated security management systems for two high profile banks in HK. Within one month, bot sites had working control rooms and within four months both projects were completed. Overall, these two systems comprised of 300+ doors, 230+ cameras, and 1000+ alarm points and 2000+ fire alarm pointsHe was the lead security designer for the design and built -Tseung Kwan O Hospital project in HK, As well as managing all teh security and surveillance systems, he was also responsible for the design of the hospital wide exchange based intercom system.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: HNC Subject: Construction Institution: Colchester Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Consultant Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He is an Independent Security Consulting for niche security company in Asia. The company is focused on providing Physical Security Surveys, Risk Assessments, Physical Security Audits, Security Systems & Surveillance Design and Review, System Implementation & Project Management, Security Planning & Management, Security Procedure Development & Security Training
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Business Development Manager Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: As the Business Development Manager for G4S (Hong Kong), he was responsible for developing operational and system lines for the Systems Division. He was transferred to the Hong Kong office to bring a different dimension to the operations here. As the Business Development Manager he was tasked with targeting strategic accounts (existing and new) and to promote the various integrated solutions that they were able to offer the various business sectors that they targeted.
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Geneal Manager Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He was initially brought into G4S Macau to manage a high profile security consultancy contract that G4S/Global Risk was undertaking; this involved client meetings, system design review and then putting both the Security Access Control and CCTV Surveillance System tenders together ready for distribution. Whilst there, he worked extensively with many of the casino developers on security and surveillance as well as many other private sector projects (Macau Port, Macau Ferry Terminal, Oil & Gas Storage facility and many others)
Years: 1993 to 2005 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Security Consultant Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: As the senior security system consultant at Hong Kong’s largest independent security providers, he had responsibilities within the projects department focusing on the Infrastructure, Transportation, Banking, Warehousing and Healthcare sectors, covering the following:- Security Consulting, Risk Assessments, Tendering and Contract Management, Project Management.

Additional to the above role he was posted throughout Asia (included Macau, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines and Mainland China) to manage client installations and/or provide risk assessments and security audits on locally installed systems

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1993 to Present Country / Region: Asia Summary: He has been working in Hong Kong for more than twenty years, with three years spent in Macau.

He has conducted security audits, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments security project implementation experience in China, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia and Australia

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English
Cantonese Very basic spoke cantonese only

Fields of Expertise

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