ISJ Leaders 2024 White

The meeting place for
senior security professionals

8th may 2024

Grosvenor hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

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Visit the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

The conference and networking event for senior professionals working in the Middle East & Africa security industry. Register for your chance to attend this exclusive one-day event to hear from expert speakers and network with decision makers representing key organisations, businesses and associations from the region and beyond.

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Sponsor the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

The ISJ Leaders in Security Conference places your company in a dynamic, positive environment, enabling you to develop new business contacts, grow your brand and meet face-to-face with an international community of senior securities leaders. 

Meet Our Advisory Panel:

John Cowling

John Cowling

District Security Manager, Middle East & CIS – Global Security Law, Security and Public Policy, Caterpillar Inc.

Yacine Benamane

Yacine Benamane CPP

Security Manager, North Africa & Middle East, Unilever 
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Maria Fjeldstad

Senior Business Resilience Manager, BRM – Europe and IMEA

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Howard Leedham MBE

Managing Director, ESID DMCC


Adil Abdel-Hadi

Managing Director, Shield Security Services Limited

Mo Ahddoud

Mo Ahddoud

CEO, Chameleon Cyber Consultants

Dr Daniels

Dr. Daria Daniels Skodnik

Senior Scholar, International Security & Defense and former Deputy Commandant & Dean, NATO Defense College

James Thorpe

James Thorpe

Editor, International Security Journal

Nigel Lea

Nigel Lea

CEO, Sicuro Group

Paul Brweitt

Paul Brewitt

Country Security Manager, Iraq – SPM Oil & Gas (subsidiary of Caterpillar)


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“The event provided me with a valuable opportunity to check my risk management approach by reconnecting with industry colleagues and vendors, but also meeting new faces.”

Yacine Benamane, Security Manager, North Africa & Middle East, Unilever 

“We were the Platinum Partner for this year’s ISJ Leaders in Security Conference. We were completely blown away by the standard of production, it was absolutely amazing.”

Audelia Boker, VP of Marketing, Sentrycs

“I’ve been in Dubai 15 years and, certainly, over the last four to five years, this is the best event I have attended – the most relevant people and the most slick event organisation I have seen in a long time.” 

Nigel Lea, CEO, Sicuro Group

“It’s been a really good day, with lots of thought-provoking panel discussions. Lots of new connections have been made.”

Jacob Painter, Consultant – Corporate Risk Programmes – EMEA & CIS, Healix

About the ISJ Leaders in Security Conference

The ISJ Leaders in Security Conference is a unique opportunity to connect with fellow senior security professionals and hear the thoughts of some of the foremost thought leaders in the Middle East & Africa security industry. Our conference agenda has been consistently praised for addressing the key challenges keeping leaders awake at night as businesses and organisations seek continuity and growth against a backdrop of change.

What topics are discussed at the conference?

AI, Compliance & Privacy

Aviation & Airport Security

Cloud Security

Crisis Management

Critical Infrastructure Security


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Public & Private Partnerships

Homeland Security

Hospitality Security

Integration & Open Platforms

Supply Chain Security

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