Risk and resilience consultancy BB7 has appointed Gavin Jones, formerly of BRE Global, as its new chief operating officer.
Gavin is a chartered engineer with over 15 years’ experience in both fire and security risk management. His roles have spanned consulting in the built environment, assurance services and public administration.
At BRE Global Ltd, he launched, and was director of, the SABRE assessment and certification scheme for security and risk management in buildings, infrastructure and managed space.
“Gavin has made an impact in every role he has held. He’s a bright strategic thinker.” Ben Bradford, CEO and founder, BB7
Jones, who authored Embedded Security: Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System, was also instrumental in devising policy around crime prevention and counter-terror in the United Arab Emirates. He led fire safety engineering teams on the Louvre, Abu Dhabi and Battersea Power Station, among other landmark projects.
In his new role Jones will focus on executing BB7’s business plan and working with the board and senior leadership team.
“I am thrilled to welcome Gavin Jones to BB7,” said Ben Bradford, CEO and founder of BB7. “I have known Gavin for many years and have admired his career journey from fire engineering into security engineering and beyond.
“Gavin has made an impact in every role he has held, he’s a bright strategic thinker and it’s great to welcome another chartered engineer to BB7.”
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