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S.T.O.R.M are proud to have unique access to some of the most experienced and leading consultants, trainers and lecturers within the Police, Government, Event Safety, Security, Crowd Safety and Counter Terrorism Sectors. Operating as specialist lecturers and trainers within our normal course delivery and available to our planning and operational delivery. Expect the most up to date, relevant specialist content, briefings and exercises.
Phil is a licensed Counter Terrorism Security Coordinator with extensive experience in Counter Terrorism security operations delivering a wide range of proportionate security plans for high profile events including: 5 political conferences including the 2017 Conservative Spring Conference, The Visit of Her Majesty The Queen to the Grand Central complex in Birmingham, Major Sporting events, including Olympics 2012, Rugby World Cup and ICC Champions Trophy, Papal visit, 2010, Numerous Armed Close Protection operations for Ministerial and Royalty (including all the Royal family, Prime Minister(s) and all Ministers.)
Phil is an instructor, lead assessor and Course Director of the UK College of Policing “Counter Terrorism Security Coordination” courses delivering to UK Police, Military, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, National Crime Agency and overseas Police forces.
Deputy Head of Risk Analysis
Andrew is currently Deputy Head of Risk Analysis at a City of London institution which, working closely with government, greatly contributes to the United Kingdom’s economic resilience in counter-terrorism. He is responsible for the management and assessment of threat intelligence and terrorism incidents, leading an analytical capability conducting targeted research to ensure the terrorism threat is understood and clearly articulated to both UK and international stakeholders.
Andrew had a distinguished career with the police, where he held significant roles in a number of high profile UK terrorism investigations. He spent most of his service in counter-terrorism managing covert operations and investigations on national security issues. Due to his considerable experience managing Islamist extremist threats, Andrew was invited to support the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). His duties involved capacity building overseas, notably deployments in India following terrorist attacks in Mumbai and Hyderabad working closely with the National Police Academy and National Security Guard to develop their processes in relation to threat reporting and command and control issues in counter-terrorism operations.
On his return from India, Andrew’s first London posting was an attachment to the Association of Chief Police Officers (Terrorism and Allied Matters), wherein he supported the Extremism Task Force following the murder of Lee Rigby in 2013. He was responsible for a review of UK counter-terrorism capabilities, and advised Whitehall seniors on potential developments to the UK counter-terrorism infrastructure and risk management processes. He then undertook liaison duties in Europe, advising the European Commission on the management of people travelling from Syria.
Andrew subsequently undertook several senior roles with the Ministry of Defence, including Duty Officer and Strategy and Requirements Manager. As Duty Officer he was responsible for the management and reporting of terrorist threats to British interests worldwide. He dealt with issues such as the government response to major international terrorist attacks, changing threat levels and represented the MOD in Whitehall forums. As Manager for Strategy and Requirements, Andrew was a permanent member of the London Security Review Committee and directly advised the Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner (Specialist Operations) on the terrorist threat to London, protected persons and the national infrastructure.
During his time at MOD, he also had official duties in the United States of America, representing UK interests at The Department of Homeland Security. Andrew is also a counter-terrorism commentator for the BBC News.
Warren retired in 2008, after 24 years of Service, as the Command Warrant Officer at HQ Land Forces responsible to the UK Director of Counter IED capability for managing military operations and as a tactical advisor in TRF Gold. Prior to this he held senior positions in 11 EOD Regiment and directed all operational EOD training.
He is a qualified Police CBRN Gold commander and operated as an EOD Tactical Advisor for Police Silver commanders on high risk Counter Terrorism EOD, MTFA & CBRNe Operations.
He was recently engaged with West Midlands Fire Service to support the development of their Specialist Response capability and to provide regional Multi-agency CT training. Warren is also a registered with UNOPS as a C-IED Advisor and with UN Security Council as an Arms expert.
Safety, Security, Control Room Ops & Emergency Preparedness
Paul Luther started his career in 2008 with Carillion at Piccadilly Gardens Complex in Manchester City Centre operating their state of the art CCTV and surveillance systems. In 2011 he joined the BBC at their National Security and Control Centre undertaking a key role in leading the team of National Security Controllers in both Manchester and London regions and overseeing the relationships with numerous external agencies, handling Royal Protection and high risk events.
In 2014 he was recruited by Saudi Aramco as a subject matter expert to establish and manage the Operations and Incident Control Room at the multi billion pound flagship King Abdulaziz Center of World Culture in Saudi Arabia and to develop and manage direct security, safety and emergency preparedness initiatives.