Carl Dakin QGM, MSc, FdA, MSyI
Chartered Security Professional
Before entering the commercial sector in 2013, Carl Dakin served for 25 years in the British Army, enlisting into the Parachute Regiment but spending most of his career in UK Special Forces.
He currently runs Dakin Consulting Ltd. delivering security and business continuity capability and advice to high-end corporate clients in London and the UK, and specialist discreet tasks worldwide. His skill sets include training design and delivery, conducting security vulnerability studies and project management. He is regularly asked to consult on counter terrorism and other security matters by corporate and live event organisations. In June 2016 he successfully project-managed a two-year European Union sponsored project to develop Health Sector preparedness to terrorist attacks across EU28 (www.threatsproject.eu) and was a contributing author to ‘In Hindsight: A compendium of Business Continuity case studies’ (2014).
Carl has extensive vocational experience which is demonstrated by his Chartered Security Professional (CSyP) status and underpinned by a Foundation Degree in Protective Security Management, a Certificate in Work-based Learning and a Masters Degree in Business Continuity, Security & Emergency Management. He is a Member of the Security Institute in the UK and in April 2018 he joined the Board of Directors.