Award-Winning Collaboration: ISRM and IFPO Recognised for Outstanding Security Partnership at Ireland OSPAs 2023

We are thrilled to announce that the Institute of Strategic Risk Management has been honored with the prestigious Award for Outstanding Security Partnership at the Ireland OSPAs 2023 in collaboration with the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). This achievement is a testament to the exceptional partnership between ISRM and IFPO, which has made a significant impact on the security industry.

The partnership between ISRM and IFPO has set a new standard in the security community. By leveraging their unique expertise, resources and networks, these organisations have successfully addressed key challenges facing the industry. Together, they have launched initiatives to improve security training, education and development programs, while enhancing communication and networking opportunities for security professionals and academics.

Their collaborative efforts have led to the organisation of several successful events and webinars, facilitating knowledge-sharing and learning among security professionals worldwide. These gatherings have seen remarkable attendance, with experts from diverse backgrounds sharing insights on topics such as OSINT, Emergency Management, Counter Terrorism and more.

ISRM and IFPO jointly organised the first post-pandemic face-to-face event in Dublin – Risk Symposium. This highly anticipated symposium brought together industry experts and featured insightful discussions on various critical topics. Furthermore, endorsed courses on insider risk management within a corporate environment were conducted, demonstrating the commitment of ISRM and IFPO to comprehensive professional development. This symposium exemplified the commitment of ISRM and IFPO to fostering knowledge exchange, enhancing industry practices and addressing emerging challenges in risk management.

Looking ahead, we are committed to continuing our outstanding work in the security industry. Our partnership with IFPO has proven to be invaluable in advancing the field and addressing emerging challenges. We will strive to further enhance education, learning and professional networking opportunities for security professionals and academics.

Lastly, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to the ISRM Ireland Chapter and the outstanding individuals who have played a pivotal role in making this achievement possible.

The tireless efforts of Garry Bergin, serving as the Chair, Paul Kellett as Vice-Chair, Finbarr Mc Carthy as Secretary, and Daniel O’Sullivan as the Young Professional Liaison, have been truly remarkable. Their unwavering commitment, hard work and dedication have played a crucial role in driving our partnership with IFPO and achieving this prestigious award. We deeply appreciate their invaluable contributions and the significant impact they have made on the security industry.

Together, we are shaping the future of the security industry and inspiring others to pursue!