Don Randall

Don Randall is the Chairman of the Global Banks Heads of Security Group and a Fellow of the Security Institute, visiting honorary lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. Don has been awarded with a number of prestigious awards and honours:

  • In the 2007 New Year’s Honours, Don was awarded the MBE for services to law enforcement involving the harmonisation of the public/private sector agencies.
  • In 2010, he was the 10th Master of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals.
  • In 2013, was awarded the Imbert Award by the Association of Security Consultants (ASC), recognising the development of ideas for the advancement of risk and security management in the UK.
  • In 2015, he was awarded the International Police and Public Safety 9/11 Commendation Medal.

Don served with the City of London Police with specific emphasis on fraud and counter terrorism.

Don was Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase from 1995. In August 2008, Don assumed the role of Head of Security at the Bank of England and in November 2013 Don was appointed as the Bank’s first Chief Information Security Officer. In February
2015, Don moved to a consultative position with the Bank as their Cyber Ambassador.

Don is chairman of the ‘Sister Banks’, City of London Crime Prevention Association and ‘Project Griffin’ and a member of the City of London Crime Disorder Reduction Panel. He is also a member of the London First Security Advisory Board, Executive Member of the London Resilience Board and Chairman of the London Resilience Business Sector Panel.

Co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Cross Sector Safety & Security Communications initiative which created a fast time, accurate and authoritative law enforcement private/public sector partnership successfully used in advance and throughout the Olympic
Games and is currently being developed in Scotland for the Commonwealth Games, and across all major UK Cities. Between May 2009 and May 2015, Don was an external lay member of the City of London Police Committee.