Team Biographies - Andrew Jackson.


•  Corporate Security Consultant
•  Tutor - Burrill Green Corporate Security Business School
•  Security Leadership Recruitment Selection Panel

Andrew Jackson is a British national with a broad global perspective and extensive international exposure. He served for 13 years in the UK Diplomatic Service (security and intelligence) and has 15 years international corporate security, compliance and reputation management experience.

His most recent role was Head of Global Corporate Security and Corporate Aviation with Novartis International AG from August 2009 until March 2015. He was previously Vice President, Corporate Security, with Novartis Corporation in New Jersey, US (2008 - 2009) and Executive Director, Corporate Security with Novartis in Switzerland (2002 - 2008).

Responsibilities included the direction of the company's product security programme (anti-counterfeiting, cargo and supply chain security), extremism risk strategy (animal rights extremism), due diligence, pre-employment screening, physical and technical security, fraud and misconduct investigation management, travel security and executive protection. He managed an international team of 70 Novartis Corporate Security professionals.

Andrew worked previously as a Security Adviser for Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS) AG, and as an independent security consultant.

Prior to moving to the private sector in 1998 Andrew spent 13 years with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Diplomatic Service) in a security and intelligence function and enjoyed postings in the UK, Latin America, and Central and Eastern Europe.

Andrew holds an MSc (with distinction) in Security and Crime Risk Management, a BA Hons. in Modern Languages (French and German) and is a qualified linguist in Russian, Czech and Spanish. Andrew is also a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Andrew is a member of the International Security Management Association (ISMA)


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