• Duration

    October 2, 2018 | 4pm – 7:15pm

  • Location

    The City of London Club
    19 Old Broad Street
    EC2N 1DS

  • Available Seats

    Register to request your seat. Places are limited.

  • Who Should Attend?

    CSOs / Chief Security Officers

    COOs / Chief Operations Officers

    Vice Presidents of Security, Employee Safety, Physical Security, Operations, Facilities and Information Security.

    Both public and private sector organisations are welcome.

Join us in London on October 2nd for this interactive security event at the historic City of London Club. Leading security professionals will share their insights into the global threat environment and what it means for elevating security’s role.  We will also discuss the role of technology and the growing need to develop an integrated, end-to-end approach to managing critical events. Guests will be encouraged to participate in the discussion with plenty of opportunities for networking during the drinks reception.

London CSO Summit Agenda | October 2, 2018 | 4pm-7:15pm

4:00pmRegistration & Networking Tea, Coffee & Cake will be served
4:30pmWelcome & IntroductionsTracy Reinhold
CSO, Everbridge
Former CSO, Fannie Mae & VP of Global Investigations, Walmart
4:45pm Panel Discussion:
Addressing the challenges of the modern CSO.

The Role of the CSO is evolving and at the same time the risk landscape is changing. This discussion will address CSO’s can play a more strategic role and operate as business leaders within large modern organisations.

Phil Pate
Director, Everbridge UK

Guest Panelists:
Tracy Reinhold, CSO, Everbridge
John Imhoff, Former Director, Global Security, E&Y
David Clark, CPP PCI PSP Head of Security, The Francis Crick Institute
Barry Palmer, Head of Safety and Security, Tate Galleries

5:45pmTechnology Innovation:
Taking an integrated end-to-end approach to managing critical events
Imad Mouline
CTO, Everbridge
6:00pmKeynote Discussion followed by Q&A

Are we prepared?
Our special guest speakers will share their insights into the current threat environment both domestically for the UK and in the context of the wider International landscape – what threats should we prepare for and how should we work with the authorities to minimise the risks?

Lord Evans and Lord Harris will each share their insights before inviting questions from the floor.

Lord Jonathan Evans
Director General of the British Security Service MI5

Lord Toby Harris
Member of the Joint Committee on National Security
Author of the independent review into London’s Preparedness to Respond to a Major Terrorist Incident
(Published Oct 2016)

7:00pmClosing RemarksTracy Reinhold
CSO, Everbridge
Drinks & Canapés will be served until 8:30pm

HOST: Tracy Reinhold, CSO Everbridge

Mr. Reinhold has served in executive leadership roles in security and incident management for some of the world’s largest brands. As Chief Security Officer at Fannie Mae, a leader in mortgage financing with more than $3 trillion in assets, Mr. Reinhold was responsible for designing and managing the company’s enterprise resilience strategy. He established a robust enterprise response model that enabled senior leaders to respond to security and business disruptions in an efficient and consistent manner. His leadership was instrumental to ensuring the safety and security of all employees, contractors and visitors at locations nationwide, and successfully protecting company assets including over 3 million square feet of office space.

Prior to Fannie Mae, Mr. Reinhold served as Vice President of Global Investigations at Walmart. He had been recruited by the retail giant to investigate and protect company interests related to compliance and ethics concerns across its global portfolio. In less than three years, he created and led a team of global investigators in the United States, Asia, Africa, South America and the United Kingdom.

Prior to his commercial roles in security, Mr. Reinhold served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 22 years. During this time, he was a member of the Senior Executive Service, served as Associate Executive Assistant Director for National Security, and led the FBI’s intelligence division.

Mr. Reinhold is a frequent speaker across the industry on Improving Organizational Resilience Through Enhanced Security Practices. He will be delivering a session at the upcoming 64th annual ASIS event in Las Vegas on the topic of “The Changing Role of The CSO in Today’s Corporate Landscape.”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lord Jonathan Evans

Former Director-General of the British Security Service (MI5)

Lord Jonathan Evans was Director General of the British Security Service MI5 from 2007 to 2013. As head of MI5, he was one of the British government’s principal advisors on national security threats including terrorism, cyber security and espionage and was a member of the Prime Minister’s National Security Council. He also led MI5’s work to ensure the security of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.
In the course of a long career in MI5 Jonathan worked as both an investigator and an operational officer on a variety of national security threats, specialising in counter-terrorism. He became the director responsible for MI5’s international counter-terrorism work on 1 September 2001, ten days before 9/11.
Jonathan is a member of the House of Lords where he sits on the Cross Benches; a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings and of Ark Data Centres; an adviser to the leading UK cyber security company Darktrace; and an Honorary Professor at St Andrews University. He has written for the Sunday Times on classic cars.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lord Harris of Haringey

Life Peer and member of the Joint Committee on National Security. Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Policing and an Officer of the Parliamentary Internet and Communications Technology Forum.

Lord Toby Harris has an impressive public service record and was made a life peer in June 1998. In 2016, Lord Harris conducted an Independent Review for the Mayor of London on London’s Preparedness to Respond to a Major Terrorist Incident. He has been a member of the Joint Committee on National Security since 2016 and was also a member of the House of Lords Select Committee that reported on Personal Internet Security in 2007. He is Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Policing and an Officer of the Parliamentary Internet and Communications Technology Forum. Since 2013, Lord Harris has been Chair of the National Trading Standards Board and the UK Coordinator of the Electrical Infrastructure Security Council and chairs the Independent Reference Group for the National Crime Agency.

Thought Leadership Panel

During this interactive session the audience will be invited to ask questions and discuss with the panel how to elevate the value and impact that CSOs can have on their organisations through enhanced security practices.
The panel will include security leaders with global experience from Ernst & Young, Fannie Mae, Tate Galleries and The Francis Crick Institute – full details below.


Head of Safety & Security, Tate Galleries

Barry Palmer has worked in the security management for over 20 years and has held senior management positions in a varied range of industries, currently he is the head of safety and security for Tate galleries with responsibility throughout the UK and an annual visitor turnover of 8.1 million visitors. He sits on advisory boards for the international expo and terrorist information network and is Chairman of the Southwark City Security Zone and Vice chair of the better bankside business improvement district.


Head of Security for Francis Crick Institute and Chairman of ASIS UK.

David Clark CPP PCI PSP has been in the security industry for 24 years since leaving the army. David is currently Head of Security for the Francis Crick Institute, a globally renowned unique scientific research centre based in London where he is responsible for the implementation of a full suite of security and risk management activities. Previously, David has led on a number of Policing and Counter Terrorism initiatives in London’s South Bank and in recent years has designed and implemented executive protection and physical security programs for major companies in the UK and overseas. Among his senior voluntary positions David is Chairman of ASIS UK Chapter 208, a member of the CSO Center, a London First SRN advisory board member, Chair of the Project Griffin Practitioners Board and Immediate Past Chairman of the Security Commonwealth.  David is also a member of the SIA strategic forum, a member of AUCSO, PISF, the Association of Security Consultants and the National Griffin Executive.


Corporate Security Consultant & Former Director, Global Security EY

Ernst & Young named Mr. Imhoff the first Americas Director of Security in September 2002. In the aftermath of 9/11, EY created this office to upgrade its security and consolidate responsibility into a single entity. Since those early days his security responsibilities expanded to encompass EY’s 167,000 person global organization. His remit included emergency and business continuity planning, physical security, asset protection, executive protection, travel security, meeting and events security.

Before joining EY, Mr. Imhoff served with the FBI for more than 26 years in a variety of investigative and managerial positions. While on loan from the FBI, Mr. Imhoff was Director of INTERPOL in the United States. In that capacity Mr. Imhoff represented U.S. law enforcement to the 188 member-nation organization, overseeing thousands of international investigations and all aspects of international law enforcement liaison. Mr. Imhoff’s investigative achievements spanned the FBI’s jurisdiction, with success in the areas of white-collar crime, organized crime, and drug enforcement.

Mr. Imhoff is active in a number of security professional organisations including President of the International Security Management Association and serves on the Council of the US State Department’s Overseas Advisory Security Council.

Exclusive Networking

The event will be held in the Drawing Room at the historic City of London Club.
Drinks will be served until 8:30pm.

An exclusive networking opportunity to meet fellow CSO’s, security leaders and our distinguished guests.  The City of London Club provides an intimate setting for fostering discussion and collaboration.

Convenient Central Location

The City of London Club is right in the heart of the City, ideally positioned just five minutes walk from Bank and Liverpool Street stations.