Managing Director, GLEXSO
According to Europol, Islamist radicals attributed terror attacks in the European Union increased. Europe has been the center focus on terrorist attacks that have included Belgium, France UK, Germany, Russia, and Spain. The majority have been attacks against civilians in urban areas. This has led to increased security and law modifications across Europe. As part of Counter-terrorism operations and according to Europol, the number of people arrested for jihadist-related terrorism offences in the European Union increased in 2016, a total of 718 people were arrested for jihadist-related terrorism offences in the European Union. The ISIS attacks exposed weaknesses in our public safety system. We must learn from previous incidents in efforts of developing a better security strategy as we move forward in this threat of future attacks around the continents. A portion of the presentation will focus on “lessons learned” after the Brussels Airport attack.
David Mouvet , is a security professional from Belgium that was, in his career, responsible for managing high risk places as the Congress Palace, The European Schools, and the HST Workplace. In addition, he was in charge of the security of several Chiefs of States and Political Delegations for their travel in Belgium and France, and of some European-Mondial Congresses-Summits (Political and Corporate). David is a recognized professional that has the experience in synchronizing security strategies with companies in all Occidental Europe, including the hospitality sector, the embassies and official representations in Europe. There is much to learn from his expertise and experiences. He was recently interviewed by the European Spanish National TV who was looking for an expert in the Close Protection Sector in Belgium. He was also interviewed two weeks ago by the magazine Metropole of the “Chamber of Commerce and Industry” in Belgium with a special edition of their magazine focused on “risk management” that is scheduled to be published in December of 2017. Most of this interview is related to the solutions that can be deployed from a risk analysis and risk management plan.