Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson joined British APCO in August 2016 as Operations Manager after retiring from a successful 30 year career in the police. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer by the Executive Committee in December 2016.

Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon specialises in crisis management and contingency planning. He has developed strategies, training and exercises to test all levels of the response to terrorist attacks.

Tony Smith

Tony Smith retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony was the Senior Responsible Owner and gold commander for the UK Border Agency’s London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Programme.

Michael Lyons

Michael Lyons is editor of Counter Terror Business magazine.

Launched in 2009, Counter Terror Business Magazine's audience includes The Intelligence Services, Police, Home Office, MOD, Border Control, Customs, Aviation and Port Authorities in the UK and Europe. Also included in its distribution are Heads of Private Sector organisations and others involved in security and defence.