Restrata, a global leader in the provision resilience solutions to its clients has appointed Don Randall, who served with the City of London Police, Bank of England, Cross Sector Safety & Security Communications, amongst others with a specific focus on fraud and counter terrorism, as a senior advisor to support the work of the international security consulting team.
Don, who officially joined the team in June 2018, has accumulated more than 5 decades of experience in the safety and security industry, with more than 30 years served with the City of London Police, to 13 years as managing director at JP Morgan Chase, following which he joined the Bank of England in 2008 and was appointed as the bank’s first chief information security officer in 2013.
Botan Osman, managing director of Restrata, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Don on board. His extensive global experience makes him a valuable advisor and ambassador for Restrata, and he has been a long-standing friend to our organisation.
His vast experience in our industry, covering physical and technical security, risk management, counter-terrorism, trans-national criminal activities, asset recovery and fraud investigations, as well as an in-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements, will be hugely beneficial in delivering quality projects for our global clients.”
Don, said of his new appointment, “I am excited to take on this challenging position at Restrata, supporting their team in an advisory capacity and acting as their ambassador.
As an active member of multiple industry associations, including the City of London Crime Prevention Association, the City of London Crime Disorder Reduction Panel, the London First Security Advisory Board, and the London Resilience Board, as well as a co-founder and vice-chairman of the Cross-Sector Safety & Security Communications Initiative, I feel I bring a wealth of industry knowledge and best practice to compliment the expertise already present in the team.”
In 2007, Don was awarded an MBE for services to law enforcement for the harmonisation of the public/private sectors. He was presented with a Security Excellence Award for outstanding contribution to the Security Profession in 2013, and in 2015, was a recipient of the International Police and Public Safety 9/11 Commendation Medal. In 2018, he also received the UK OSPAs Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by the Security Institute.
Based in London, Aberdeen, Dubai and the wider MEA region, Restrata provides resilience design, build, monitor & respond solutions underpinned by technology enabling its clients to focus on their core business.