Congratulations to International Foundation for Protection Officers member Ally Isom-Leonard, head of security for Allied Universal (Europe) Limited for her recent award at the Women in Security Virtual Event 2020.
Here is what The Professional Security Magazine, which presented the event, had to say:
The Professional Security Magazine Women in Security Awards are the security profession’s dedicated awards that recognise and honour the accomplishments, value and contributions of women within the wider world of security.
We will be hosting a virtual awards ceremony that will be taking place on 10 February and will transmit live from the Belfrey Hotel in Birmingham. The plan is to bring all the finalists, judges and sponsors together in a giant zoom style party where we can celebrate the fantastic women in the security industry; albeit virtually."
Here are the winners:
Security Manager: Ally Isom-Leonard, head of security for Allied Universal (Europe) Limited
Contribution to Industry: Lisa Reilly, executive director for Global Interagency Security Forum
Business Manager: Angela Bennett, joint managing director, Diamond Systems
Technical: Elaine Moran, technical support and field engineer for Hanwha Techwin Europe
Frontline: Gemma Myring, OCS Group UK Ltd.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is dedicated to providing meaningful and cost effective security training for security guards and protection officers.
We believe that education is a necessary and essential part of professional security training and the security officer’s background. IFPO serves individuals, security companies, and organizations that have their own private security staff. Our students and members benefit from the recognition and standing that the prestigious IFPO certification conveys.
International Foundation for Protection Officers Mission Statement
Mission Statement Part I.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.
Purpose: to make a positive difference in the quality of the participant’s job performance and elevate the professional status of students who partake of our learning opportunities.
Business: to supply committed security practitioners with a quality education to help achieve their highest potential and provide recognized accreditation for successful completion of educational goals.
Values: commitment, integrity, responsibility, and standards of excellence, provide the platform that supports our journey as we pursue our mission.
Commitment to Excellence: To be the recognized center of excellence and primary provider of education and training products and services to the security industry.
Mission Statement Part II.
“The International Foundation for Protection Officers is committed to the support and professional development of protection officers and supervisors. Through advocacy, promoting training standards, and providing accessible training, education and certification opportunities, we seek to enhance their professional standing as well as increase and diversify the value of the vital services they provide.”