NSI appoints Matthew Holliday as Inspectorate’s new Technical Manager

Matthew Holliday, Technical Manager at NSI

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has appointed Matthew Holliday technical manager, effective as of 1st January 2019.

Bringing more than 30 years’ experience within the electronic security industry, and having played an active and role in developing the current British and European Standards (as a member of a number of BSI and CENELEC Committees), Holliday has a deep understanding both of industry standards and their practical application.

Holliday’s foundation of IT application knowledge will further strengthen the NSI’s position as the electronic security and fire safety industry moves forward into a connected world.

“I’m excited to begin this new chapter in my career,” said Holliday. “It’s a privilege to work among such a diverse and experienced team with their relentless commitment to raising standards within our sector. I look forward to applying my experience of managing a number of highly successful technical projects, often involving software development and co-operation with IT professionals at a technical level, for the benefit of the wider industry.”

Holliday will report directly to Robert Conlon, the NSI’s head of standards, and will focus on revising and developing new and existing NSI certification schemes, Codes of Practice and audit activities while at the same time collaborating with industry committees on the practical implementation of evolving and new standards.

The NSI delivers a continuous audit regime of approved security 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.