The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced Richard Fogelman as its new Chief Executive as Richard Jenkins leaves the Inspectorate after leading it for nine years.
Richard Fogelman, who starts next month, has more than 15 years management experience, including almost a decade as CEO of a leading UK charity.
Richard has a law degree and experience in London’s financial markets, having worked at numerous banks and financial firms, before embarking in the commercial world of property operations and management.
Most recently, he was CEO of Grief Encounter, a national charity supporting bereaved young people. During his time there, he restructured the business, established a national helpline serving over 10,000 callers annually and has driven revenue growth from £480k in 2013 to £3.01m in 2021.
Commenting on his appointment, Fogelman stated: “It’s a privilege to be appointed as Chief Executive of NSI and I am thrilled to be joining a very talented and enthusiastic team.
“I am looking forward to drawing upon my experience to further promote the value of security and fire safety third party certification both within the sector and more widely to commercial buyers, the public sector, specifiers and homeowners.
“Ever-changing technology, increasing customer expectations and new, more stringent standards provide an exciting opportunity that I am excited to start shaping.”
Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive commented “I am delighted to welcome Richard Fogelman, confident in the knowledge his wealth of experience will ensure he is well placed to maintain and further leverage the organisation’s mission, vision and expertise, as it continues to support stakeholders, and the professional security and fire safety sectors in raising standards that serve the interests of protecting people, property and wider public safety.”
The National Security Inspectorate is recognised as the UK’s leading security sector specialist Certification Body with reach across the four nations of the UK and Eire.
It counts premium local providers as well as the UK’s premier national security and fire safety providers amongst its clients.
NSI delivers a robust continuous audit regime of approved companies through a dedicated team of in-house experts to verify compliance with relevant British and European Standards, codes of practice and certification schemes developed by industry bodies and associations.
Buyers who choose to contract with NSI approved companies can be assured of security and fire safety services delivered to the highest standards by businesses committed to quality and continual improvement.