Stuart Seymour – Patron of the ISSS and Fellow of the Institute
Regional Security Director UK, Europe, FSU at Lockheed Martin for International Security, set up the LM’s new International Security Office. Assisted in setting out the strategy, mission, vision and operational focus. Recruited and currently manages and leads three other Lockheed Martin Regional Security Managers based in Asia, MEA and Americas. Previously,. Director of The Risk Advisory Group, Kroll and a Captain in the British Army. Educated at the British Military Academy and University of Birmingham.
Philip Wayer – Founding Member & Chairman of the Board of ISSS
Philip has a background, in excess of 30 years, within electronics and technology industry working on Ministry of Defence and private sector projects. During the last 10 years Philip held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors for Decade Plc, a specialist security risk management company. Actively involved in the implementation of crisis preparedness & management analysis, capability and capacity building projects. Clients included the UN, government authorities, NGO’s and corporations in EU, Middle East including Afghanistan, Gaza, West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan and Oman.
In 2010, Philip was one of the founding members of the ISSS and has subsequently worked, diligently, in communities and municipalities to create a safer, sustainable and resilient future for Swedish civil society.
Graham Cull – Founding Member, Member of the Board and Fellow of the Institute ISSS
Served over thirty years in the British Police Force within the intelligence and investigation divisions, in particular in Northern Ireland. Member of the Board of Directors of Decade Plc, providing security risk management services. Actively involved in risk management, the development of education and procedures within local authorities including the security sector.
At the end of 2015, Grahan has been appointed to the ‘Hampshire County Council Safeguarding Children Board’ as a lay member. The remainder of the board consists of professionals including social services, education, police, children’s services and health professionals. Graham is also the Chairman of the Board of Govenors at two private schools in Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Thom Board – Board Member
Thom joined the OWL-Tech company to develop business opportunities globally. Projects were undertaken in South Africa, Bahamas, Norway, UK and the Middle East. He was elected to the Executive Board in October 1999 and played a key role in taking the company to the markets and subsequent London AiM Listing in August 2001 Thom has subsequently worked with Clean-Tec and oil / gas projects, investments and companies in senior roles including current oil exploration projects in the Congo and West Africa.
Elliott Mannis – Consultant to the Board
Elliott Mannis is a chartered accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Elliott joined D1 Oils in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and subsequently became Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Elliot was the driving force in the D1 and BP joint venture, a $160 million bio-diesel project that uses jatropha as a feedstock.
Dr. Robert Lovitt – Consultant to the Board
Dr R.W. Lovitt, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Complex Fluids, University of Wales Swansea. Dr. Lovitt formed Visund in 2000, together with Thom Board, to investigate commercial viability of advanced biological processes. Key projects include bio-remediation of ship waste-waters, transition metals recovery from mining operations, fermentation colouration processes, gas recovery and injection in Zone 1 locations.
Stephen J. Hinton – Fellow of the Institute and Consultant to the Board
Stephen has been concerned about future of fossil fuel shortages, financial system collapse and climate threats for many years. He is the author of “Inventing for the Sustainable Planet” , a book on sustainable development and has produced significant amount of research in this area. In addition to developing a platform for testing alternative / complimentary local community currencies (COGS) his is actively working on an alternative, local form of investment ‘UOT’ (Units of the Trust ) and a member of the board of JAK Bank. Stephen is a key member of the ISSS project team for both ITK MINUTOS and Upplandsbygd Local Complimentary Currency Feasibility Study. Stephen, was also instrumental in starting an ‘ekoenhet’ in Sweden, a new type of eco-village.
Rolf Shenton – Member of the Board ISSS
Rolf returned to Sweden in 2007 after 45 years of innovative business and leadership in Africa. He sees Swedish energy development as an important role model towards a more peaceful and secure world. A resourceful econclast advocating the urgent implementation of alternative energy strategies. Rolf sees the bio-diesel project as an important pilot for worldwide duplication. Rolf produced the first feasibility studies in Zambia for bio-fuel alternatives.
Barry Beavan – Member of the Board ISSS
An officer within the GMB Trade Union in the United Kingdom. Barry is an expert on Health & Safety and security for it’s members within the security services sector. Experienced in national and international safety and security standards including the HSE.