Security matters for high net worth clients - webinar

26 June 2023

David Parkinson explains how your high net worth clients can protect themselves by developing a multi-layered approach to security design.

Welcome to our video with loss prevention expert David Parkinson.

Although we’ve seen a decline in theft (down by 43%) and robbery (down by 47%) between April and June 2020, compared to 2019, we anticipate losses will creep back up as current pandemic restrictions start to ease. So now is the time for your high net worth clients to get prepared and review their security arrangements.

David Parkinson is Ecclesiastical’s Risk Management Technical Services Manager with over 25 years’ loss prevention expertise. In this video, David outlines the current theft and robbery landscape and how to take an integrated approach to security design.

Summary of a multi-layered approach to security design:

  • Targets – principal properties, outbuildings, vehicles.
  • Physical prevention – measures designed to keep thieves out, including perimeter protection, door and window locks, safes and cabinets. Design security from the perimeter inwards with the aim of deterring and delaying thieves from reaching target areas.
  • Detection – in the event physical protections are overcome using electronic security measures.

The video also explores:

  • The implications of the new digital fibre telephone network, now being rolled out, on the performance of alarm transmission systems. 
  • Cyber-crime; virtual assets shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to a security review.

Watch David’s video to find what your high net worth clients can do to protect themselves so you can advise them on what steps they can take.

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Meet David Parkinson

David ParkinsonDavid is responsible for the delivery of risk management technical services. Part of his role gives him responsibility for developing the expertise of the survey team and he's also focused on developing effective risk management tools including guidance material, training seminars and workshops.

David has extensive risk experience, having started survey life with Ecclesiastical as a Risk Control surveyor. He's held a number of positions within the company including Technical Specialist and Property Manager, and has knowledge of highly complex risks and provides technical survey training and support to the business.

David also provides direct risk management support to Cathedral customers including Westminster Abbey and York Minster.

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