SGW Safety & Security Limited (Branch), specialist Safety & Security Consultants for the built environment who are based at Dubai World Central (DWC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Bruce to the position of Associate Director of Security Consulting.
Matt joined the company at the beginning of April 2017, to take up the post of Associate Director of Consulting, working from SGW’s Dubai office in the United Arab Emirates. Matt is a Graduate of the City & Guilds Institute; (BA (Hons) equivalent); a Member of the Security Institute (MSyI); a Member of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (MIET); and a Registered Independent Security Consultant.
Matt has had a long and distinguished career in the Security Industry covering 35 years. For 18 of those years he has worked exclusively in the Middle East Oil & Gas Industry, having spent 7 years in Saudi Arabia, working on a major contract involving security design and implementation across a number of ARAMCO oil facilities.
During his employment as a Senior Technical Security Consultant with G4S, he was embedded within the Kuwait Oil Company and was instrumental in the Security Vulnerability Assessment, Design and implementation for the Security of all KOC Oilfield Facilities Project.
Matt has managed security consulting teams and previously held the position of head of consulting at Security Control Company (SCC) in Saudi Arabia, where his role was heavily focused on overseeing the project delivery for consulting assignments which were regulated by the Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit (CIPU) of the Kingdom’s Ministry of Interior (MOI)-Higher Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS). These consulting assignments were focused on security, safety and fire protection government directives pertaining to civilian/commercial industrial facilities in the Kingdom’s Critical National Infrastructure.
Most recently, Matt has spent the last year working in Jordan on a confidential government security project, prior to his move to SGW at the beginning of April.
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Commenting on SGW Security Consultants Senior Appointment in Dubai, Simon Whitehouse, Managing Director at SGW said: “I have previously worked with Matt on an Oil & Gas security consulting assignment in Kuwait and always found him to be a man of high integrity, with extensive knowledge and experience of protecting Critical National Infrastructure facilities across the Gulf Region. I’m delighted that Matt has chosen to join the team at SGW and help us further establish our position as a leading provider of safety & security consulting and advisory services across the Middle East region.”