24th October

"Mitigating Risk to enable Organisations and their People operate within a Safe Environment"

In this episode, Federico Re interviews Andrew Stark - Managing Director of 'Stark Corporation'.

Andrew was a serving member of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for 21 years, as well as security adviser for Nelson Mandela, Tony Blair and George W Bush.  He was also the official body guard of former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard back in the 1990's.

Today, he is actively involved in PROTECTING SENIOR LEADERS across a number of high profile organisations including NAB, Hillsong Church, etc.

Federico's interview with Andrew explores the importance of MITIGATING RISK to enable organisations and their people operate within a safe environment.  

In particular, the discussion focuses on:
1.    What first inspired Andrew to pursue a career in the ‘security’ sector;

2.    The core changes that Andrew has witnessed over the last 20 years in terms of how security risk is managed internally;

3.    The benefits an employer gets from a contented and secure workforce;

4.    The extent to which an employer cares and is concerned about the welfare of their employees;

5.    How technology is key in terms of implementing the appropriate safety measures within a workplace environment;

6.    Whether all business leaders, or CEO’s of major organisations should consider investing in personal bodyguards;

7.    The skills that Andrew developed in previous roles that have assisted him in his current position;

8.    The growth areas across the globe with regards to ongoing management of risk;

9.    The future of security risk management, and the disruptions or innovations that are envisaged over the next 10 years;