Sephton appointed Security Institute director
11 July 2019
AXIS SECURITY account director John Sephton has been appointed to the board of directors at the Security Institute.
The Security Institute is the UK’s largest professional membership body for security professionals, with over 2,900 members to date. John will support the Institute in its goal of promoting the highest possible standards of integrity and professional competence in the business of security. The Security Institute appoints a maximum of 15 directors, typically serving a three-year period, who are tasked with delivering the aims, objectives and budgetary requirements of the Institute. In addition to attending the Board’s AGM, conferences and strategy meetings, John will have shared responsibility for membership communications, the Institute’s Continuing Professional Development Scheme, member and new member engagement and the promotion of the Chartered Security Professional Qualification.
Having started out as a security officer, John says he is honoured to have been selected by the Institute: “After some excellent mentors of my own, I believe strongly in mentoring security officers to help them realise their potential and achieve their career aspirations,” he explains. “My position within the Institute and its active mentoring platform will help further this goal and the overall professionalism of the industry.”
Johnathan Levine, Axis Group CEO says John’s position on the board of directors proves his expertise and credibility as a security leader: “We are all very proud of his achievement and believe this expertise will help Axis Security stay at the forefront of security best practice and thinking.”