Charlie Swanson has a Master’s Degree in Security and Risk Management, is a Fellow of the Security Institute where he sits on the Academic Board and is a Specialist with the Institute of Risk Management.
Since 2001 Charlie has delivered sensitive security and risk surveys globally, including counter-terrorism plans and procedures, whilst also teaching the same discipline at a number of levels. He has delivered numerous security and counter terrorist workshops, and spoken at risk conferences, whilst also reading terrorism studies with the University of St Andrews by distance learning.
Charlie served with the Royal Military Police for twenty two years specialising in security, close protection and counter terrorism, completing a number of operational tours, before being assigned instructional roles related to security, anti-terrorist training and advice.
Since 2003 Charlie has been heavily involved in maritime security, concentrating on counter terrorism and ant piracy strategies. He has carried out numerous Port Facility Security Assessments, and has project managed a similar number of port and terminal security surveys.
In addition to his work with IBC Academy, Charlie is a tutor on maritime security for Lloyd’s Maritime Academy.
Charles Swanson, MSc, FSyI, SIRM
Independent Security and Training Consultant
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