National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s leading third party certification body for the security and fire safety sectors, was a proud sponsor of the 2020 Women in Security Awards, which took place yesterday evening (10 February), celebrating the significant contribution and achievements of women in the security sector.

Organised by Professional Security Magazine, the ceremony, which was originally scheduled to take place last September, was broadcast live from Birmingham on YouTube due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hosted by Professional Security Magazine MD Roy Cooper and Patron, Una Riley.

NSI would like to congratulate each of the winners and finalists who, in four of the five award categories, included representatives from 6 NSI approved/assessed companies:

Security Manager

Amy Stanley – FGH Security Ltd (Finalist)

Laura Cockerill – Lodge Security (Finalist)

Contribution to Industry

Sarah Smith – Mitie Security (Finalist)

Business Manager

Angela Bennett – Diamond Systems (Winner)

Frontline

Gemma Myring – OCS Group UK Ltd (Winner)

Dina Abreu – G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Ltd (Finalist)

Richard Jenkins NSI Chief Executive commented: “We have supported the Women in Security Awards for many years and have witnessed it become firmly established and keenly anticipated in the security events calendar.  We send our warmest congratulations to each of the outstanding winners and finalists who are clearly leading by example and represent their organisations, and the security sector, in the very best light.  We wish them all continued success in their careers.

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Women in Security Awards which is currently scheduled to take place in London in September, visit: www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/wis for further details.