John MacAskill appointed new Director of Manpower & Export at BSIA

12th September 2019

John, who has been with the BSIA since 2016, will be overseeing the Manpower sections in his new role. Additionally, he will be working closely with the Export Council to promote British security abroad. His goal will be to raise the profile of both of these sectors while developing opportunities for respective members.

 “I am delighted that John MacAskill has accepted the position of Director of Manpower & Export at the BSIA. 

As the voice of the professional security industry, we are committed to developing the Association and the services we provide to our members, and this is reflected in this appointment which further strengthens our leadership team. John’s extensive knowledge of both sectors and his experience of working within the industry makes him an ideal candidate for this role.” Said Mike Reddington, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association.  

John has been working in the security industry for over 25 years and has held positions at Pointer Ltd and Connelly Security Systems. In the 3 years that he has been with the BSIA, he has moved from Scottish Regional Representative to Senior Business Executive to his new role. John is well regarded in the industry and is a member of the Institute of Leadership & Management.